I've feeling irate! Those of you who know me will know that I'm overweight, suffer from depression and have mild joint problems. I joined a gym today and because they asked about joint problems I put mild arthritis, etc on the form so they said I had to have medical clearance before I could even walk on the treadmill... Grrr. So ok I took the form to the Gp surgery who said it will cost me £35 for the GP to sign it, but first it has to go in an admin person's tray for her to process and she's not in until next Monday, then she gives it to the GP who's not in again until next Friday, then she's unlikely to sign it the same day but when she has she gives it back to the admin person which will be the following Monday, then she processes it and it will be ready for me collect 48 hours after that - so - nearly 3 weeks before I can have someone say I can walk on a treadmill and yet I walk back and forth to surgery of course and in the rest of life. Got help us with systems that have gone mad! Sorry, just needed to moan and get it off my chest.
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