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Re: Started the build.
« 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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Re: Started the build.
« 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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Re: Started the build.
« 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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Re: Started the build.
« 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
You are doing good :)
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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. :(