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ke my tip, #724651
June 12th 2017 6:32 am
June 12th 2017 6:32 am
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Hi All..... well if you`re over fifty, take a tip and have your heart checked out.

For a few days leading up to Monday 5th, working on the van I had mild discomfort in the chest and occasional bout of breathlessness..Didn`t set off any alarms til last Monday, just sitting on the recliner sipping a coffee and BAM....... it hit hard......... Six days in cardiac unit with a couple of procedures and I`m home again.

Obviously it wasn`t that easy All those little `discomfort` sessions add up and each one is causing damage,, as my surgeon said you should have came in earlier, if I had been away or driving... the outcome would heve been very different.. Saying all that..I cant drive for two weeks, cant lift anything heavier than a coffee, so I have my painter guy coming round on wed to recommence working on the van.
WE have about three more base coats to go, before clear.
Earlier I had thought of a R66 theme. Now I`m wondering if a "BatVan" theme might work. stay well.

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Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724657
June 12th 2017 7:34 am
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Glad you're still with us Matman.

Re: ke my tip, [Re: Dyno_Dave] #724679
June 12th 2017 7:54 pm
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I second that haha..

Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724702
June 12th 2017 10:57 pm
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Hang in there. Sending good vibes and positive energy your way. Keep on keeping on.


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Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724704
June 13th 2017 1:00 am
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Glad you're going to be OK. Three years ago I had similar symptoms, but not the BAM . Went to doc, ended up with a quadruple bypass. Took 16 weeks before I could work again (carpenter).

Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724709
June 13th 2017 12:27 pm
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That's scary.

Glad we didn't lose our Matman.


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Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724716
June 13th 2017 5:14 pm
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I'm thinking a Matman Van, instead of the Batman theme. Super Vanner cheating Death and all. And besides, that theme song is totally working for ya.

Daaamnaan, that was close. Take it easy. And that's an odor!

Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724723
June 13th 2017 8:43 pm
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Did someone say Bud Man? The Dauntless Defender of Quality?

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Re: ke my tip, [Re: Wedgy] #724734
June 14th 2017 2:39 am
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hA .... AS AN ODOR - THAT STINKS HAHA..
ALSO.. thanks guys - appreciate the comments.
and of course its been pee-ing down the last few days so work on the van has slowed to a STOP.

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Re: ke my tip, [Re: Matman] #724739
June 14th 2017 7:52 am
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Just glad you are better!


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