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« Reply #320 on: March 15, 2017, 06:24:46 pm »
Thanks Lynn. Had the wife help me today or should I say watch me. She is like a hawk. She doesn't want me to fall off a ladder. :o :D  She did what she could do. Heck, she even clean up a bunch. :D The new med they put me on is doing some good. 8) As of from this past Saturday to this morning, I dumped 5 lbs of fluid which makes me feel like a million. Even though I take a lot of Lasix, this new med has stepped up a bunch. I think I had somewhat adjusted to it, but there is a little dry cough. That is not good. :( Other meds like this did the same and I had to stop using them. :(

Anyway, we hung some more sheetrock. Not breaking any speed records, but it's getting done. Both of my kids,(son and SIL) are working their butts off. I have one more wall in the living room area to do. Then the ceilings and other rooms. Going to try tomorrow to get some more done. ;D

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« Reply #321 on: March 15, 2017, 07:03:45 pm »
Fishfighter, your determination inspires me.  I know it can't be easy, but you just keep plugging away. I've had patients roll over and die when faced with much less. Glad you have someone to "watch over" you.
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« Reply #322 on: March 16, 2017, 06:51:02 am »
Thanks Darrel. I took on this project to help keep me going. I have always been very active before I came down with heart failure. DanG virus bug had attached my heart. My EF is below 20% were the left side just ain't doing anything. :( I still give it hell when I feel good. ;D I do have my "good" days. But, those "bad" days, I can't even get out the lounge chair. >:(

But anyway, I thank the Good Lord for every day he has gave me, good or bad.

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« Reply #323 on: March 16, 2017, 07:27:30 am »
glad the new med is helping and your feeling better :) maybe the cough will go way :)
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« Reply #324 on: March 17, 2017, 07:05:07 am »
The wife and I finished hanging rock in the living room and kitchen yesterday. ;D

Going to have to rest today. Got to service the lawn mower so the wife can cut the yard today. :D Bought her a new Bad Boy ZT 60" mower last fall. Time for the first oil change. :D

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« Reply #325 on: March 17, 2017, 04:30:48 pm »
So much for resting. There has been something driving nuts and I just had to tackle it now that things are drying up. DanG mill shed that I been working on had a big problem. One side had a drop about 3/4" center. The people I got this "free" building didn't know what they were doing. Spanning 14', using 2"x6" just wasn't going to cut it. No matter how high I jacked up that side center, it wouldn't let the ends drop down. >:( So, the more I checked things, I found out that they also used some 2x8's, but cut the ends to 2x6. >:(

So, to fix things, I had cut out the end floor joist and replaced it with two new 2x6. The plan worked ;D I do have a 6x6 running under the ends and center. All things are good now and I will start back doing the siding. ;D

 

 

The siding I doing.

 

 

And a picture of my sheetrock lift in action. :D

 

 

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« Reply #326 on: March 17, 2017, 11:09:52 pm »
Yup, some days it's more work to stay in bed and rest then it is to just get up and go to work. Lookin good!
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« Reply #327 on: March 18, 2017, 09:36:18 pm »
Looking good Sir. 

We have a couple of medical hiccups going on here but when we get them behind us we are planning a visit.   :)
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« Reply #328 on: March 19, 2017, 07:05:53 am »
I'm sending prays for y'all. God speed to a fast recover.

I did get a little work done on the shed yesterday, but had to stop. :( Maybe a little more today. Moving at a snails pace. :(

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« Reply #329 on: March 19, 2017, 04:31:41 pm »
Good work Mr Fish
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« Reply #330 on: March 19, 2017, 05:37:13 pm »
Why thanks Sir.

Got a little more done on the shed, but the heat ran me off. :( First day of Spring is what, tomorrow? Already to hot. :(

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« Reply #331 on: April 03, 2017, 04:38:42 am »
Saturday, I had My son, daughter and SIL over for a day of sheetrock floating. They did a great job. Now if only I can get them back for a sanding party. :D Small steps, but getting there. 8)

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« Reply #332 on: April 08, 2017, 05:08:52 am »
The last two days I been working on the back bedroom roof along with some wiring. I had done one side in the pass, but due to weather I been putting it off. With the good weather we been having, it was time for me to finish that roofing. It's in place, but I still need to trim it out. I will finish that today.

For some reason being kind of old and doing roofing just don't mix. ;D DanG knees and lower back is hurting. ;D

Tomorrow, I will be spraying the second coat of roofing kool seal paint. My knees are not up to it to do it today. :(

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« Reply #333 on: April 08, 2017, 08:15:54 am »
fish sounds like your making good progress you will be finished in no time ;) smiley_thumbsup
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« Reply #334 on: April 08, 2017, 08:44:06 am »
I don't know about finishing this any time soon. Only been working on this for 2 years. :o When I built my house which is 4 br/2baths, from ground breaking to finished, I did it in 6 months. And yes, I did more then 90% of all the work and worked a full time 12 hour shift job at the same time. :o But back then, that was 17 years ago. :D

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« Reply #335 on: April 08, 2017, 10:52:30 pm »
Back then you were young fish, now not so. Us old guys have to pace ourselves.  :D

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« Reply #336 on: April 09, 2017, 06:44:17 am »
For sure, but I still think that I can do what needs to be done. Well, things just didn't work out yesterday. Made one climb up on a ladder and had to call it a day. Must of got some bad food Friday night. Spent the day in the bathroom or bed. >:( A bit better this morning, but still kind of weak. :(

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« Reply #337 on: April 09, 2017, 09:51:16 pm »
It's good to see you plugging along ff, but take care of yourself.  Remember, we do not mix well with ladders.   :-\
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« Reply #338 on: April 10, 2017, 07:38:02 am »
It's good to see you plugging along ff, but take care of yourself.  Remember, we do not mix well with ladders.   :-\

For sure. :o How's that arm and shoulder?

Still didn't do any work on the camp yesterday. Was still dragging, but helped the wife with a little yard work.

Today, I got to hang around my heart monitor for a remote reading. Once that is done, I have to finish up that roof. Rain in the forecast , and tomorrow I have to go to New Orleans. Doctor appointments. :(

If I have a little extra time, I will go fell a few oak trees and drag the logs out. I'm in need of some heavy timbers for my saw shed.

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« Reply #339 on: April 12, 2017, 06:09:07 am »
I did finish up the roofing and did some rock sanding and applying a second coat of mud to the sheetrock Monday.

Yesterday's trip to New Orleans was somewhat ok. Doctor doubled up the new med and read my heart monitor report. Wasn't to happy on that. Showed I had 3 bad episodes in the last 3 months. He asked why I didn't go to the ER to be checked. :o Oh well.

Going to try and get out today and do some sawing. In need of some lumber for the mill shed. ;D Besides, the wife will be going into work today and she flat out told me NO ladders today. :D