|11-14-2012 02:31 PM|
|lt1silverhawk||Just saw this today. Glad to see you are back Geezer. You're in my prayers.|
|11-06-2012 01:34 PM|
|geezer69||dang martinsr, who woulda ever thought bird feathers could hurt folks.im sorry for your loss.i know you guys workin in them auto shops were exposed to a lot of bad things. even more in the old days.i member cuttin asbestos with a dang skil saw. no mask or nothin. i sure hope that dont show up. man, theres things all over that can get you. im sure way more than we relise.hahaha, i bet theres things burried in this country that are gona be showin up one day that are gona be a major prolem too. its just a matter of time. im lucky. im ok. i wish i could get to somebody about them dang smokes. i said a prayer to get to just one. i hope it comes true.|
|11-06-2012 11:17 AM|
There are lots of different things that will damage your lungs, I am SOOOO thankful I listened to a lady working in the machine shop next to me back when I was 28 and really started protecting myself in this damn autobody industry that is FULL of nasties for the lungs.
I just lost a friend a few weeks ago to a damn bird feather "dust" that destroyed his lungs! He was letting doves go at weddings for goodness sakes!
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|11-06-2012 09:09 AM|
|geezer69||well e.furgal i hope you the best with it buddy. i aint all that bad off. man, a nonsmoker with all them prolems aint fair. i did this to myself. just plain stupid on my part. i can see it now.40 isa way to young to go through that. how in the heck did it happen to you? anyway, you got my prayers. im addin you to my list.dangit. it just aint fair.|
|11-06-2012 08:59 AM|
good luck.. buddy..
I'm 40 and never smoked and have big time lung issues..
so much so.. hospital stays are getting to frequent..
good luck with whatever you have to do..
|11-06-2012 08:05 AM|
|geezer69||nope, im ok. i just got to slow down a bit. i just ran myself outa air. now i know whats ben causin it i can tell when to rest. guys, i got lots to do and still can. just at a slower pace. im a lucky man, i got another chance to improve myself. im not so hard headed i wont listen to my doc. heck, t j and these kidos need me around a good while longer.i aint in bad shape. i got a lot left.i know alot of folks on here smoke. guys, throw en down. you dont really need em. i aint gona preach to you about it but heck, just think about what their gona do to you.i know its hard to quit. i smoked bout 50 years.but i did it.just not soon enopugh.|
|11-05-2012 10:45 PM|
|Valkyrie5.7||Glad you're as reliable as your rods! My grandfather had his first heart attack in 96 when he was OTR. Killed his career, and he's had two heart attacks since, but you'd never know if I didn't tell you. Hope your close call doesn't ground you either|
|11-05-2012 07:54 PM|
|geezer69||thanks guys. i thought i mite be pita here but i see im at least partly wrong, hahaha. i do preciate all the support folks. theres no place like home hahaha, im feelin good.happy it aint worse. i really can turn some of this around to a point now that i know whats ben gettin me down. that copd jumps on you. you dont see it comin.ive had it for a long time but didnt know it.it makes you real tiard quick and when you keep pushin it gets dangerous and you dont even know whats goin on.thanks again folks. i needed that|
|11-05-2012 06:56 PM|
|John long||Good to have you back Geez. Hope we see more of you in the future.......|
|11-05-2012 05:59 PM|
Great to hear your Ok Geezer...
Take care of yourself..
|11-05-2012 05:18 PM|
Welcome back Geez. glad to hear you are OK
New rule guys.....No more of those spicy recipes on the Handyman Forum........lol
|11-05-2012 05:09 PM|
Good news, Geezer. Now you need to get away from the cig smoke and come out here for some tire smoke next fall.
i quit smoking 5 years ago, I have never heard anyone say they wish they had never quit. Aside from some weight gain, I am doing pretty good. Ask your Doc about prevacid, if I start getting acid anything I take a 10 day dose. It usuall works for 3-6 months before I have to dose again. Avoid the late snacks, specially if they petain to anything acidic, tomato sauce, orange juice, etc Pizza can rip me a new one. . Chocolate and peanut butter tear me up also. Take care of yourself, you gave us a scare!
|11-05-2012 04:32 PM|
Good to hear you are doing better and can continue to do so with your healthier diet and quitting that damn smoking!
All I can say to anyone who smokes or doesn't protect them selves properly when working on these old cars or drinks too much or any other bad habit, you want to see your grand kids! Believe me, you WANT to see your grand kids. And if this doesn't pertain to you, you have no kids or already have grand kids, pick what ever you wish, you WANT to see your team win the World Series, you WANT to see your great grand kids, you WANT to do something, do all the right things so you can.
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