Felt such a prat

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firemonkey
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Felt such a prat

Post by firemonkey » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:32 pm

Felt such a prat. Just had mental health check including BP and weight. Stepped on scales which are only a little off the ground and lost my balance. My granddaughter who was with me had to steady me before I could be weighed.

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Re: Felt such a prat

Post by allesandro » Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:26 pm

Not sure what 'prat' means, but it's obviously not a good thing. I also have terrible balance and have embarrassed myself frequently because of it

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Re: Felt such a prat

Post by Tom fod » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:10 pm

Prat = idiot (though literal meaning can also be butt cheek)

It's always worse when we do this sort of thing in public as we feel as though people will judge us as incompetent, past it or whatever which is an uncomfortable feeling and we will often judge ourselves more harshly than any observer.
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