So, what are your plans for the new month? It’s been a little crazy on this end with no end to it in sight. I don’t mind so far. Not really. Kinda.
This is exactly how I’ve been feeling for months. This is one of the reasons I go silent from time to time.
Originally posted on Ever So Gently:
I think I’ve said that flare-ups suck donkey balls. I’m fairly certain that I’ve said it, but if not, I’ll say it now.
Pain flare-ups from Fibro suck donkey balls. Especially when said flare-ups last more than just a few days or a week. I’m going on a little over a month. Feels like it’s getting worse instead of better. I can understand why some who have Fibro turn to narcotics or to medicinal Mary Jane.
I’ve been in such a bad pain flare-up that I just can’t seem to get out of it, and I’m having trouble now caring about how I handle it. Not caring about avoiding trigger foods; it’s an effort to ignore the danger foods at picnics and as a guest at someone’s house. Not caring about how much pain I’m actually in as long as I can rest and not think…
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It never ends! May is only 9 days old and the spam is rushing in like mad. Maybe the scammers are trying to take advantage of tax refunds or the ‘holy crap it’s summer’ rush for extra cash? Or maybe this is just the same old mass email and hope someone falls for it thing. Most likely that’s it.
James B. Comey (email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org) wants to be sure I don’t trust just anyone when it comes to collecting my funds from overseas. He knows that imposters are afoot and needs me to recognize that he is legit – which he isn’t. He emailed me twice in one day, you know, in case I have multiple inheritances to collect. Because I’ve got it like that. Or something.
Subject: STOP CONTACTING IMPOSTERS, CYBER WARNING
Dear Beneficiary, The Truth About Your Funds (Note: Yes, two subject lines within each message).
Until next time, peace.
Spammers and scammers amaze me sometimes. They are slimy idiots and brilliant at the same time. They can draw people in like no one else. Just wow. Check out this message from (not really) General Abdul Aziz al-Shallal (using the email address email@example.com). If I was desperate enough, I might believe it and follow up.
Subject: VERY URGENT!!! (Note: You know, because all caps and multiple exclamation points mean this is real)
I apologized using this medium to reach you for a transaction/business of this magnitude, but this is due to Confidentiality and prompt access reposed on this medium. In unfolding this proposal, I want to count on you, as a respected and honest person to handle this project/transaction with sincerity, trust and confidentiality.
Let me use this opportunity to introduce myself briefly to you. I am General Abdul Aziz Jassem al-Shallal. One of the general that defected from the Syrian Army.
My office monitors and controls the affairs of sensitive institutions including some financial post in my country concerned with foreign contract payments as well..
I am the final signatory to any transfer or remittance of funds moving within banks both on the local and international levels in line to foreigncontracts settlement. I have before me, list of funds which could not be transferred to some nominated accounts as these accounts have beenidentified either as ghost accounts, unclaimed deposits or over-invoiced sum e.t.c. before I defected.
Now listen carefully please. I write to present you to the federal government that you are among the people expecting the funds to betransferred into their accounts. On this note, I wish to have a deal with you as regards to the unpaid certified contract funds.
I have every file before me and the data’s will be changed into your name to enable you receive the fund into your nominated account as thecontractor/beneficiary of the fund amount $20 Million U.S.D.
It is my duty to recommend the transfer of these surplus funds to the government treasury and reserve accounts as unclaimed deposits. I have the opportunity to write you based on the opportunity that the funds was release to my office which I have made deposit into three countries France , United States and Britain namely.
Among several others, I have decided to remit this sum following my idea that we have a deal/agreement and I am going to do this legally. (Note: Nothing about this is legal or legitimate.)
MY CONDITIONS AS FOLLOWS.
1. You will give me 70% at of the total sum as soon as you confirm the total fund in your designated account. 25% will be for you for while 5% should be set aside for any miscellaneous expenses. (Note: If nothing else raises your suspicion, this should.)
2. This transaction must be kept highly secretive as I am still in service to avoid public notice and all correspondence will be strictly by email for security purposes. We will talk on phone partially if any warrant for that.
3. There should be no third parties as most problems associated with fund release are caused by your agents or representative.
If you agree with my conditions, I will intimate you with the procedures to enable me fix your name on the payment schedule instantly to meet the mandate and vital information for you to receive the funds legally from the bank in which country funds has been safely deposited.
I hope you don’t reject this offer as this great opportunity comes but once in one’s entire life.
So many red flags in this one! Have you received it?
Until next time, peace.
Originally posted on Noir Naturals:
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Very soon. Until then, be safe.
I know I’ll make this!
Originally posted on veggielover:
1 large cucumber, chopped
2 large peaches, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 large avocado, cubed
A handful of fresh basil, chopped
Juice from 1/2 a lime
~Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Eat right away or let sit for 30-60 minutes for flavours to blend.
Serves 1-2 (this is one serving for me)
Once again, a fraudulent job lead came my way. Once again, I’m sharing the message and pointing out the red flags.
From: C. S. Aluminum Corporation (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Rep Needed Urgently
C. S. Aluminium Corporation.
17 Tong Lin Road, Hsiao Kang
District, Kaohsiung 812,
I am Mr. S. T. Chang, President of C. S. Aluminium Corporation. We need a
reputable person,company/firm to serve as our payment
collection agent in America,Canada.We are ready to discuss terms of
you are interested.
Note: It won’t disturb your present job, as its going to be on part time
Mr. S. T. Chang
- Mr. S. T. Chang’s email address is email@example.com. If C.S. Aluminum is in Taiwan, why would the company president use an email address based in Russia?
- ‘Payment Collection Agent’ position should always make you pause. The company location, salary, and list of duties should be clear and not suspect.
- The note claiming the position will not disrupt your present job is suspect. How many legitimate employers make that statement from the beginning?
- If the message shows up in your spam folder with a warning message, it’s very unlikely the job is legitimate.
Be safe and smart, people.