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Alwaysthebride Tue 14-May-13 21:33:43

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Wolfiefan Tue 14-May-13 21:38:27

It doesn't seem wrong at all to me. You are not well enough for work. (On a practical level will there be someone with you to support you? Can you put a plan into place to help you deal with stress on the day? What exactly worries you?)
With regards to pension and legal etc advice- are you in a union?

MsDeerheart Tue 14-May-13 21:54:58

I wouldn't worry - I would be amazed if it was a problem - but agree union would be a good place- or do you have an occupational heath section - they can be very supportive?

chickensaladagain Tue 14-May-13 21:56:55

Is your doctors recommendation that you get out socially, spend time with friends?

If it is then there would be no issue smile

Alwaysthebride Tue 14-May-13 22:00:09

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BriansBrain Tue 14-May-13 22:16:05

Being social is part of your recovery plan so shouldn't be seen as a negative in regards to work, is it a weekend or a day you should, if fit for, be at work?

Alwaysthebride Tue 14-May-13 22:43:32

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BriansBrain Tue 14-May-13 22:56:00

Your welcome. I would say attend the wedding if you feel able to and try to enjoy if you can.

I organised our work Christmas meal and then was off sick with kidney stones for 2 weeks before Christmas, I was well enough to attend the meal but stil signed off so didn't go.

When people found out I was well enough to attend but didn't because I felt it wasn't appropriate to sosialise whilst on sick leave they all told me I was being a drama lama and so should have gone with them - managers as well as everyone else!

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