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How do you feel on Friday?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by monicabilongame, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

  2. Yoda-

    Yoda- Lead commenter

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    Lots to do on a Friday.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2016
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  3. vannie

    vannie Star commenter

    Wrung out and stroppy usually. With big ideas about all the things I will achieve over the weekend. And a bag full of teacher stuff sitting in the hall and calling to me.
     
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  4. josienig

    josienig Star commenter

    On Friday I feel like opening a bottle of red wine and drinking as much of it as I like coz no bleddy alarm in the morn!
     
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  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Quite chirpy really which was nice... new job is clearly proving beneficial.

    I think the lack of a 'culture of fear' is a help.
     
  6. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    If I had enough energy to leap like the guy in that first picture it would be an unusual week. I managed to stay up until 10pm last night but the last hour was a struggle.
     
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  7. blue451

    blue451 Lead commenter

    Ah, I used to love Friday evenings snuggled up at home, with good company or a good book or both. But I'm currently living in a country where power cuts are frequent and there is a shortage of gas and other fuels. On Fridays there is no power until 10pm at night so Friday nights in have lost a lot of their appeal.
     
  8. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    I love Fridays. Don't usually have any commitments so just potter about until 4.30 ish when we go to the pub for a nice glass of white wine and home for an evening of tele. It's special because the next day is the weekend and husband and I always spend weekends together i.e. no golf.
     
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  9. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I have reached the stage where I often have to think for a while, when I wake up, to remember what day it actually is.
     
  10. smoothnewt

    smoothnewt Star commenter

    Friday is the easiest day of the week for me this year, so I enjoy it.
     
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  11. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Since leaving teaching Friday has lost its significance, as I don't have a fixed work routine. More often than not I find myself looking forward to Mondays, as I can be quite busy at weekends now.
     
  12. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    I felt really tired but happy and I have a really challenging class.
    New job is also good for me, so far!
     
  13. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    It really depends on what you do on a Friday. I used to have a "challenging" class last thing on a Friday and I would drive home filled with frustration, anger and relief. This year is much easier and it isn't really a big deal.
     
  14. Noja

    Noja Senior commenter

    I am known for falling asleep on people's sofas on a Friday night...these days I just avoid the invitations and fall asleep on my own sofa.
     
  15. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    Also, sleeping through the whole film at the cinema. ;)
     
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  16. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    I remember that feeling of frustration, anger and relief. One year I finished a Friday afternoon with a hideously behaved year 9 group. On a couple of occasions I was still shaking with the frustration when I arrived home.
     
  17. Jolly_Roger1

    Jolly_Roger1 Star commenter

    In my last couple of years at the 'chalk face', by 8 o'clock on a Friday evening, I my head had rolled back on the sofa and I was snoring. That feeling of liberation and relief that the week was over had disappeared, as I started dreading Monday on Friday afternoon.
     
  18. ValentinoRossi

    ValentinoRossi Star commenter

    I usually leave the school building feeling totally exhausted, but also 'lifted' by my second in department. She is a delight to work with. We always have a natter and a giggle at the end of the day.

    Then I go back to my flat, change out of my work clothes and do nothing for an hour or so. Without fail, by about 7 the boarders start ringing my doorbell, asking questions, telling me of their plans for Saturday, wanting help with the washing machine / cooker / homework etc. We now have 3 Chinese boys in the house who all play guitar quite well - often till about 2 in the morning! It's actually comforting - reminds me why I'm doing this job, in amongst all the frustrations and put-downs of the day.
     
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  19. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    It depends. My ex has the children every other weekend and Friday is pick up day. On 'his' weekends Fridays are frantic as I only have an hour to get back from school, get dinner into the children and pack their bags. I hate having to pretend to be nice to the ex on changeover too.
    On 'my' weekends it's lovely, relaxed and fun so I generally feel tired but invigorated.
     
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  20. xena-warrior

    xena-warrior Star commenter

    I have the sproglets on Friday so by 6 o'clock I'm pretty much on my knees. But in a good way.
     
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