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Challenge #02997-H074: For Neurochemical Imbalances

A level 3 deathworlder has to come bail their human out of jail again! The human has an arm band showing they are currently battling a mental health issue. The poor person is an addict undergoing treatment and had escaped from the care center. The havenworlder medic at the caretaker's side sighs, shaking their head as the human is dealing with a major hangover. Helping addicts clean up is so incredibly frustrating! Sure the work is rewarding, but it's no wonder the caretakers of these poor souls see their therapists so frequently. -- DaniAndShali

Every Human has their problems, and Human Mal had one of the more destructive ones. Addiction. Ordinarily, the red and purple armband should have gained a contact to security regarding which abused substances should have been monitored but... every addict knows where to get a fix, and every station has its seedy underbelly where such transactions occur.

Human Mal was in pain. They self-medicated to alleviate that pain with a substance ill-advised for the purpose. When the actual pain was gone, they faced the pain of withdrawal and therein lay the rub. Though they recognised intellectually that the chemicals involved were a very bad idea, the actual bodily consequences occasionally overwhelmed rational thought.

They just needed one little dose to take the edge off. Just enough to ease the pain. Just one little dose. Of course, they were neither desperate enough nor silly enough to try and get the stuff from legal avenues; and they were wily enough to both escape notice and seek out the seedier avenues of the station. The problem with all of this was, of course, the morning after.

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Challenge #02618-G061: Adjusting the Recovery Plan

Their legs were broken, their lower back was damaged, and they were bruised all to hell. Still, havenworlders were safe, so while uncomfortable, they were not too upset about the situation. A scaffold some workers has been on had given way and they'd shoved the havenworlders out of the way quickly just as it collapsed pinning them beneath. Security had to come rescue them as the havenworlders were too small to get them out. Still, being stuck in the chair, in casts

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Gotta love a morning after

It got dramatic, last night. My little Gerblin convert turned away from the light and came back to bite us on the ass with the help of some worgs.

Gaarsh is very upset about all this. Especially since he's had his first kill since the Bad Time, and he was killing someone he was playing with just minutes before.

There's gonna be an angst fest and I plan on loving it to bits. Some arguing between the party members who are not

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Getting better slowly.

My weight went up yesterday. Not because of extra eating now that I’m on my feet [7th Mar] but because of the extra moving I’ve been doing.

I put on some muscle mass.

Muscle weighs more than fat, so I’d rather have it.

My fat-weight’s been going down, too, according to hubby’s technoscales. And I have some nice looking graphs to show for it.

Today, I’m getting some laundry done

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Last week off my feet

It’s Wednesday of the last week I’m supposed to stay off my sore foot. Come Monday, the crutches go back to the chemist’s and I pretty much have to clean up after all of the slobs who left everything to the forces of entropy.

I’m already gnashing my teeth.

Right now, whenever I put weight on to my sore foot, it hurts like there’s something sharp stuck in the heel. It probably

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