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Discussion in 'The Bar' started by websaway, Jul 14, 2020.

  1. newguy United Kingdom

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    I do think we had many more potential options early on and that it's been botched up. We're making the best out of a bad situation now, and I agree that Winter could once again plunge us back into it. Let's hope some better treatments are discovered soon. Wishful thinking maybe but who knows.
     
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    Sounds interesting. I've seen these online before and always wondered how accurate they were, but as you say the technology nowadays is no doubt pretty advanced. A good motivator to keep track of these things too! I like the idea of a dreaded 'warning' email to get me to check. Is there a particular model that you'd recommend?
     
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    Not really. All the Withings scales on sale now are more sophisticated than mine. The price of being an early adopter.

    I did notice that their "medium" model (in terms of feature set) is currently discounted a bit at Amazon.
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B071XW4C5Q/?tag=acorn06-21
     
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    Weird because I’ve seen loads of treatments being thrown around as “successful” but not seeing any mainstream? Surely, under the circumstances, the red tape isn’t that thick?
     
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    Thanks, I'll be sure to check it out. I do like the idea of having structure in place. Anything to keep me away from the biscuit tin!
     
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    When you go to the biscuit tin ask yourself, am I having a biscuit because I'm hungry or is it habit. When you establish that you will have the key to overcoming a problem, assuming you see it as a problem in the first place.
     
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    If biscuits are your downfall, stop buying them. Temptation solved.
     
  11. websaway United Kingdom

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    I have good diet habits but I have some sympathy for those who don't. If you smoke, drink alcohol or gamble, you just have to say I don't do any of these things any more. So if you smoke you tell your brain you don't smoke ( I know easier said than done ) . Same with alcohol consumption. With food it's different , you have to eat or you die, it's a question of what you eat, how much you eat, when you eat and educating your body and mind to do it properly. I think the lock down has given people the opportunity to look inwards towards themselves and maybe learn a few truths about personal values.
     
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    I ordered some masks that just came

    One cloth the other disposable medical style

    God they're warm to wear aren't they

    Lovely for the winter outside I bet to keep your nose warm but I don't think I'm going to enjoy wearing them to shop

    It's silly but they make me feel slightly claustrophobic
     
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    Sums what up ? What you think, not what the overwhelming majority of people think.

    This thread is about how we have changed our habits during this pandemic, for the better for the worse ? It's not about anti democratic anti government views. They are for the ballot box.
     
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    You need to find a mask that suits your situation, maybe just do a light snood if that's better. You do get used to the mask though.
     
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    I don't think it's silly really. Anything alien takes a bit of getting used to :). I have some n95 ones. I only wear them in very specific circumstances like shops etc. In the open air for example I don't think there's much risk and in some other environments it's not practical to wear them. I just try to make small changes that added up likely make a difference for myself and others.
     
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    You're right really, as I've certainly eaten out of habit or boredom plenty of times. I only realised this when I decided to do a fast and then got back to eating and looked at it in a slightly different way. It made me realise how not having much structure leads to me opting for snacks etc. Not as though it's an addiction, but I exercise and so want to make the most of that rather than work against it!
     
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    The overwhelming majority of people don't think...that's the problem. This isn't about politics...it is about why habits have changed. What have they changed for? Wearing masks, that can cause you harm, just shows those making the rules that you'll do pretty much anything they tell you to do. The below is from that video.


    We should stop saying this is for the greater good, when you close the economy killing millions of businesses that families have worked generations to establish, that’s anything but good.


    Treating your neighbour like they have the plague, breathing your own bodily waste wearing a mask, living in constant fear of contamination.


    Last year 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis…why were you not wearing a mask during that - I'll tell you why, because the mainstream media didn't tell you to wear a mask.


    Now get this. You know there's some ironies that are here in a society that kills millions of babies a year for convenience, has shut itself down to prevent adults from dying. People that on the one hand slaughter babies in the womb by the millions are preaching to the masses about the sanctity of human life.


    If i violate the stay-at-home order I can be arrested, but you're letting convicted criminals out of prison so they don't get the virus.



    If there's a real pandemic does it require faulty models, rigged test results, false positives, inaccurate news reporting, staged hospital overruns, manipulated death certificates? Nope.


    You know when the government shuts down millions of small businesses but doesn't lay off any government employees, it's not about the health.


    When the state bans dentists from practicing, but deems it necessary for abortion clinics to stay open, it's not about your health.
     
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    Out of interest, if/when a vaccine is available and it appears to be effective and a way of moving beyond covid-19, would you have it?
     
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    As a rule, I stay away from any medications as far as I can.

    As for vaccines, I'm in favour of them, if it is shown that they are demonstrably safe and effective. A typical vaccine takes 5-15 years to bring to market, and even then they are not rigourously tested.

    If you can find a vaccine that has been subjected to the industry standard for medications, that is the double-blind placibo test...let me know. As the vaccine industry is protected from being sued, they don't seem to bother with such tests.

    If a CV vaccine was introduced (sorry, that should be when it's introduced) ...ask yourself if you want to be a guinea pig. Also ask why Bill Gates states that the manufacturers will need to be indemnified before rolling out a program. They already are, but he seems to want to stress that. Also ask why every group and entity saying that a vaccine will be necessary, is founded to some degree by Bill Gates, who's wealth has doubles since he started his 'philantropy'.

    Edit: One thing that should be investigated (properly...not fraudulently as was recently) is
    hydroxychloroquine - but as it's off patent, there's no money in it.



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