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Saturday, March 02, 2013

Hi I really miss spending more time on here but it feels likes its been more and more hectic - like last week I was having trouble with the washing machine NOT draining (it goes into the floor drain in the basement and started backing up) I managed to try to unblock it (and managed to mangle my hand in the process as the drain is about a foot under the floor and it goes right into a trap - there should be MORE room to negotiate a snake into the stupid thing but I keep thinking whover poured the floor was slovenly. Therefore it ends up being like inserting your hand into an inside-out bacteria infested cheese grater (don't forget it is a SEWER). A couple of days later after feeling sort of sorry for myself and my ineptitude as a "handyman" I happened to be down there looking at the water level in the drain and happened to notice it move UP and DOWN several inches. I happened to ask my wife a couple of minutes later as she came downstairs (I thought perhaps she had had a shower but she had just flushed the toilet). I started to suspect that perhaps there was more to the story, Later on that evening the sewer proper back up (not a lot but enough to announce its PRESENCE) . I went and called the city and they came out the next day as there were calls ahead of us (thankfully the fire dept doesn't operate in a similar fashion). Anyhow they put a camera down (after BREAKING my plug to my cleanout) and determined the blockage was 30.5 m out (roughly 100') so it was determined the the blockage was on the city property, They ran a snake down and unblocked it (apparently they had to connect 5 sections together). Not to mention I guess that save me having to rent one and do it myself (I have done that NOT a pleasant job). Needless to say I am glad that was taken off of my shoulders. I hope everyone is having a great weekend.

  
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TIMOTHYNOHE 3/2/2013 11:55PM

    Glad to see you back.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/2/2013 9:10PM

    I was wondering if you were dead!!! And from the sounds of the gross stuff you have had to deal with you almost were. Total ICK!!!! I really feel for you. Nightmare!!!

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almost friday

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thanks for the support. I am feeling somewhat better. (I better be the antibiotics are GONE) emoticon . Even though I thought I had a good handle on things I still woke up upset a few times this week (I think I was dreaming about Sam) I also had a couple of dreams about a place I used to work for (that basically is a shadow of its former self). I get the unenviable pleasure of moving ,y mother in law this weekend (I think she is NOT looking forward to leaving her home).

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/31/2013 10:16PM

    I just started antibiotics today and prednisone. Ugh.

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tuesday again.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Busy today and its cold out spent all afternoon in and out at work (my hands split open from the cold- its not as bad as it sounds). At least I seem to have shaken off that bug (for now).

  
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DOVESEYES 1/29/2013 10:40PM

    Glad you feel a bit better. emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/29/2013 10:12PM

    I'm sure glad you are getting better. My hands are a mess too.

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sunday's blog

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Woke up this morning with the sore throat back again and a still neck. I feel a bit better now but just sort of dogged it all day as I only slept for about 4 hours the night before (NO idea why), All I know is I can't wait to feel better so I can start to exercise again.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/27/2013 11:21PM

    I'm still sick as a dog and tired of it. Ready for a break. I need to sleep and be able to eat!

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this is gonna sound .....

Friday, January 25, 2013

You know I was having a "relatively" good day at work and a great evening and then i realised how MUCH I miss HOUSE (the TV show) I know its sounds stupid but all through High School I wanted to take medicine (the schooling NOT the pharmaceutical). Too bad you only get ONE shot at this life thing.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/27/2013 7:30PM

    I never knew what I wanted to be and that's how I ended up a nurse.

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