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Friday, January 24, 2020 10:48 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Originally posted by SIGNYM:
Clothes rods: Imagine one rod across the back of the closet from chase to wall, and two rods along the left-hand wall from chase to bifold door

KIKI: The rod across the back of the closet: A clothes hangar is approximately 24" wide from shoulder tip to shoulder tip, but it's only HALF that from center hook to shoulder tip. Hence the distance from the clothes rod to the wall only needs to be as wide as center hook to shoulder tip. There's absolutely no need to put a rod a full 24" from the wall. It could be attached at the chase and the far right-hand wall.

The rods along the lefthand side wall ... same thing. They only need to be about 14" from the wall, which is about half of the width of a hangar plus a couple of inches extra clearanace. The rod could be attached to the chase, but since there's no attachment point at the bifold door they can be attached by a bracket They even have rod brackets with shelves so no need to build and attach separate shelves




I actually have 4 of shelf hangers in that picture, or very similar at least... Brand new and shiny white. I don't remember even buying them, but I found them when I was de-hoarding my house. I think you can actually see the tips of a few of them poking up at the bottom of one of the pics I took of the closet.


I think what Kiki meant about things butting into each other was the fact that in both corners of the clothes rods around the chase, hung clothes would be butting into each other. The front of the chase is only 18" wide, so the two racks of clothes would stick out about 6" past that. The chase is only 15" deep, so the clothes rack in the back would stick out 9" past that.

There would just be a little dead space in that corner is all, where you wouldn't want to put any clothes.... either 4"-6" on the left side of the back rod, or 7" to 9" on the two rods on the left.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Friday, January 24, 2020 10:50 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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It sounds like you're both feeling better.

Any word on JSF? Heard he got whatever you both got too.



I'm going to have to get a job after my dental work, but maybe I shouldn't rush into that until it heals. Would be terrible trying to recover from all those teeth being pulled then getting the flu from working around a bunch of sick people who can't afford to take an unpaid day off of work.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Friday, January 24, 2020 1:21 PM

BRENDA


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Hey Brenda - good luck with your project!



Should be easy enough to do. Thing is made out of particle board. Just needs a hammer and a screw driver to take it apart.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 1:24 PM

BRENDA


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Got a project to get started on over the weekend. Have to take a part a video cabinet.



Take it apart?

Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, it is ready for the junk heap but I can't do anything with it while it is whole. So, I should be able to take it apart with a hammer and screw driver. Top of it is ready to come off.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 1:27 PM

BRENDA


Grocery shopping in a bit in the wind. Later peeps.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 2:34 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


Hey Brenda - happy shopping.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 5:42 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Originally posted by Brenda:
Got a project to get started on over the weekend. Have to take a part a video cabinet.



Take it apart?

Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, it is ready for the junk heap but I can't do anything with it while it is whole. So, I should be able to take it apart with a hammer and screw driver. Top of it is ready to come off.




Aww... sounds like fun. If I was by you I'd come over with the sledgehammer I broke up all that concrete with and break that thing to bits in 20 seconds flat.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Friday, January 24, 2020 6:59 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Hey Brenda - happy shopping.



Shopping was good. Found sales on all that I needed.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 7:03 PM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
Got a project to get started on over the weekend. Have to take a part a video cabinet.



Take it apart?

Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, it is ready for the junk heap but I can't do anything with it while it is whole. So, I should be able to take it apart with a hammer and screw driver. Top of it is ready to come off.




Aww... sounds like fun. If I was by you I'd come over with the sledgehammer I broke up all that concrete with and break that thing to bits in 20 seconds flat.

Do Right, Be Right. :)



It's going to be a fairly easy job. Got some of my DVDs and videos out of it. Two shelves came out easily and I didn't need a hammer to remove the top. Just lifted edge up, I didn't mention it was loose and a couple of good pulls and it came off. Hammer took the nails out of it. I will get them down to the garbage in the next day. Then I have to empty the two side shelves and go from there. Then it is seeing if I can find something to repurpose for my dvds and videos.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 10:44 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Not sure about videos (VHS?), but I always see DVD racks on the cheap at Goodwill nearly any time I go there. (It's been a LONG time since I've gone there other than dropping stuff off, and one time I stopped there to see if they had a belt since I was going to pick one up while buying some other essentials at WalMart and I lucked out and got one for 2 bucks instead).



Speaking of hoarding... I'm watching a new(ish) episode of Hoarders right now and it feels amazing. First time I watched that show and it's not filling me up with an urgent need to clean. Nothing I need to get rid of and plenty of room to do all my work now. And I've also been making a regular effort to clean the kitchen and the bathroom so I don't need 2 days notice to clean the house before people come over. You can pretty much just drop by at any time now.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Friday, January 24, 2020 10:46 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.



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Hey Brenda - happy shopping.

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Originally posted by Brenda:
Shopping was good. Found sales on all that I needed.

Sweet!

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Friday, January 24, 2020 11:25 PM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
Not sure about videos (VHS?), but I always see DVD racks on the cheap at Goodwill nearly any time I go there. (It's been a LONG time since I've gone there other than dropping stuff off, and one time I stopped there to see if they had a belt since I was going to pick one up while buying some other essentials at WalMart and I lucked out and got one for 2 bucks instead).




Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, VHS. Next time I am down at my local Salvation Army thrift shop I'll see if they have anything. But I would need help in getting it back. Can't get stuff like that on a bus.

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Friday, January 24, 2020 11:27 PM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by 1KIKI:

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Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Hey Brenda - happy shopping.

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Originally posted by Brenda:
Shopping was good. Found sales on all that I needed.

Sweet!



Well, truth be told didn't need the ice cream. But I like this brand and only buy it when it is on sale. I did need more cereal for my last nibble before bed and I eat instant oatmeal to help me take my seizure meds. Spoonful of porridge, med in it and a good swallow of water and down it goes. The oatmeal was on sale too. And then I also picked up a small piece of broccoli. I like that veg.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:10 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
Not sure about videos (VHS?), but I always see DVD racks on the cheap at Goodwill nearly any time I go there. (It's been a LONG time since I've gone there other than dropping stuff off, and one time I stopped there to see if they had a belt since I was going to pick one up while buying some other essentials at WalMart and I lucked out and got one for 2 bucks instead).




Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, VHS. Next time I am down at my local Salvation Army thrift shop I'll see if they have anything. But I would need help in getting it back. Can't get stuff like that on a bus.



Dunno about the Salvation Army, but the Goodwill usually lets you buy something and put it on hold for a few days.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:57 AM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.




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Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Hey Brenda - happy shopping.

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Shopping was good. Found sales on all that I needed.

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Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Sweet!

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Originally posted by Brenda:
Well, truth be told didn't need the ice cream. But I like this brand and only buy it when it is on sale. I did need more cereal for my last nibble before bed and I eat instant oatmeal to help me take my seizure meds. Spoonful of porridge, med in it and a good swallow of water and down it goes. The oatmeal was on sale too. And then I also picked up a small piece of broccoli. I like that veg.

Hey, it sounds like a happy combination of good eating and good luck to me!

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:59 AM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
Not sure about videos (VHS?), but I always see DVD racks on the cheap at Goodwill nearly any time I go there. (It's been a LONG time since I've gone there other than dropping stuff off, and one time I stopped there to see if they had a belt since I was going to pick one up while buying some other essentials at WalMart and I lucked out and got one for 2 bucks instead).




Do Right, Be Right. :)



Yup, VHS. Next time I am down at my local Salvation Army thrift shop I'll see if they have anything. But I would need help in getting it back. Can't get stuff like that on a bus.



Dunno about the Salvation Army, but the Goodwill usually lets you buy something and put it on hold for a few days.

Do Right, Be Right. :)



Someone told me I could put stuff on hold at the Salvation Army. Next time I am that way I will take a look.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:01 AM

BRENDA


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Originally posted by 1KIKI:


Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Hey Brenda - happy shopping.

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Shopping was good. Found sales on all that I needed.

Quote:

Originally posted by 1KIKI:
Sweet!

Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Well, truth be told didn't need the ice cream. But I like this brand and only buy it when it is on sale. I did need more cereal for my last nibble before bed and I eat instant oatmeal to help me take my seizure meds. Spoonful of porridge, med in it and a good swallow of water and down it goes. The oatmeal was on sale too. And then I also picked up a small piece of broccoli. I like that veg.

Hey, it sounds like a happy combination of good eating and good luck to me!



Yup it was.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:47 AM

SIGNYM

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Quote:

Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
It sounds like you're both feeling better.

Any word on JSF? Heard he got whatever you both got too.

sounds like you know more than I do. I hope he gets better soon!

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Happy New Year, WISHY. I edited out your psychopathic screed!

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:49 PM

BRENDA


Rest of video cabinet emptied and ready to be taken apart. Discovered that I have a VHS copy of Rocky 4 as well as one on DVD. Will donate the VHS one as I have another item to go on Monday.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 6:50 PM

BRENDA


This thing also updated itself this afternoon, so hopefully it will behave for a while.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:32 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Rest of video cabinet emptied and ready to be taken apart. Discovered that I have a VHS copy of Rocky 4 as well as one on DVD. Will donate the VHS one as I have another item to go on Monday.





If you've got Beetlejuice on both, check the DVD before you give away the VHS. Most copies of the DVD had the funniest part taken out of the movie to make it "kid friendly".



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:33 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Just got my internet bill cut by 60% for the next 12 months.

If the dummies stood by their initial word they gave me that they'd never raise the price if I didn't change plans and didn't raise my bill by $3 per month starting this year, that never would have happened.

Thanks Cable Company. You just paid for 2.8 of my upcoming tooth extractions.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:39 PM

BRENDA


Quote:

Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
Rest of video cabinet emptied and ready to be taken apart. Discovered that I have a VHS copy of Rocky 4 as well as one on DVD. Will donate the VHS one as I have another item to go on Monday.





If you've got Beetlejuice on both, check the DVD before you give away the VHS. Most copies of the DVD had the funniest part taken out of the movie to make it "kid friendly".



Do Right, Be Right. :)



Nope, no "Beetlejuice". I've got 3 versions of Robin Hood or 4 if you count the ITV version that was on tv in the 1980s. British.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:41 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
Just got my internet bill cut by 60% for the next 12 months.

If the dummies stood by their initial word they gave me that they'd never raise the price if I didn't change plans and didn't raise my bill by $3 per month starting this year, that never would have happened.

Thanks Cable Company. You just paid for 2.8 of my upcoming tooth extractions.

Do Right, Be Right. :)


HA! Take THAT!


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Sunday, January 26, 2020 1:06 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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:)

Yup!

I think I'm going to take advantage of the limited time Magic Jack deal and renew for 5 years early even though I've got two left. Basically have cable internet, free TV that I never use and a home phone for under $25 per month now.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Sunday, January 26, 2020 1:47 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Went out to groceries to stock up since I don't know how I'm going to feel either physically or mentally after the surgery tomorrow.

Decided to stop at the hardware store on my way back to get some painter's tape. Wouldn't you know it? ALL of them say not to use them on varnish or poly??? There went my idea of taping the floors when I paint the baseboards...

But I had been thinking that there is a little wiggle room under most of the baseboard of like less than a millimeter. I had thought about tearing strips out of newspaper to put down there, but as I was looking around at the tape I saw rolls of "painter's paper". It's the same concept, but it's 5" wide and it comes in a convenient 180ft roll and is cheaper than the tape would have been.

I bought a roll of tape though too for the casings.

Oh... got a great deal on a 5 pack of clearanced out foot long "pruning" blades for my sawsall too, designed for wet wood and trees. I didn't even know they made those. That will make some outdoor work in the spring easier, and I might even be able to cut out those stumps with it. 3.99 instead of 12.99.


The old man came by on the way out to seem my bro today and he loved the work. Said the word "beautiful" actually, which I don't think I've ever heard him say about anything before.



Got all of my rebates back so far except for the ones I sent out just last week and the ones I have yet to send out. Sitting on around $210 right now that will go toward windows when I get to upgrading the porch.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:25 PM

BRENDA


Slow Sunday and wouldn't you know it, it is dry out today. Oh well. Maybe I'll get just as lucky on Monday.

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Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:25 PM

BRENDA


Good luck JACK on your dental surgery tomorrow.

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Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:42 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Thanks Brenda.




Man... I wish I had a good camera. Mine doesn't take 1080 videos. I have a place where I can stage the camera and I tested it out, but I can't get an up close shot of me removing the tooth tomorrow. It's not going to be like a bigfoot video or anything and it will clearly show the process, but without being able to get up close and personal with it I don't think it's going to have the same dramatic impact.

Might have to add a bit of flare to it myself to spice it up.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Monday, January 27, 2020 12:59 AM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


To tell the truth with this flu followed by asthma trailing off into bronchitis, I haven't been too alert, so I'm not sure exactly what's happening Jack. But I wish you luck!

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Monday, January 27, 2020 9:49 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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To tell the truth with this flu followed by asthma trailing off into bronchitis, I haven't been too alert



Yuck... I feel for you. I hope the bronchitis doesn't linger around for 4 or 5 weeks like it usually does with me. Take care of yourself.

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, so I'm not sure exactly what's happening Jack. But I wish you luck!




I'm having all of my teeth except for the back five on each side of the bottom removed today. Had to fight a bit to get that done... Everybody seems to think that's going to be a huge transition all at once and recommended I just get the ones that absolutely needed to be pulled at first and work with partials and then get the dentures when I needed them. But I'm done with these teeth. The only reason I'm keeping the ones at the bottom that are still good and could probably be saved for the rest of my life with good dental care is because a full denture on the bottom is supposed to be misearable.

My upper pallet is built right for it. They could barely pull the mold out because of the suction up there. I shouldn't ever need glue for the top.

But the whole thing is costing me $3,700 + another near $500 in six months when I need to get them re-aligned. That knocks me back to the amount of money I had saved in December of 2018. Really not that bad considering I've been unemployed for half of that time and I've put all of this money back into the house as well.

Still though... I have one tooth that has been wobbly for about a year. I've really been moving it around and loosening it since around Christmas knowing this appointment was coming up. I was going to pull it yesterday, but I thought better of it and I'm going to do it right before my appointment in case it doesn't go well.



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Monday, January 27, 2020 2:11 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Well... managed to pull out the one on my own and make it to my appointment with 2 minutes to spare.

Appointment was set for 3 hours total, but I was home 1 1/2 hours later. I don't think they usually expect a patient to be as agreeable as I am. I didn't get a discount for that though, or for the fact that there was no gas.


It's going to take a bit to adjust to this new normal. I'm having a bit of a hard time talking coherently right now, although the person on the other end of the phone said that I sounded fine. I still can't feel my upper lip because of the novocaine, so that no doubt is contributing at least a little to this.

I absolutely hate the feeling of the denture. I've barely seen them at all, as to how they're exactly constructed. Only the teeth. I feel they are way too short, but I suppose that is what healthy teeth look like and I'm just comparing them to the length of the teeth that I've been living with for years.

I don't feel sick or anything, and with a bit of over the counter pain killers I don't feel any pain that I was worried about because it was beginning to hurt all over even though the novocaine was clearly still working.

I will be taking it easy today. Maybe binge watch some Hoarders and try to get my mind off of it. It's so gross. They still haven't stopped bleeding yet.



Oh well... I'm glad this is finally over. I'm sure by this time next week none of this will be bothering me anymore.



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Monday, January 27, 2020 2:20 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


Jack, I think this is in the short-term a qualified YES! it went well ... and in the long term a good move for your overall health. Having diseased teeth as a point of chronic infection and inflammation can't be a good thing!

You need to make sure the clots stay in place, I think. Healing cells need them to migrate through, to create protective scar tissue. Otherwise you might get what is called 'dry socket' ... At least that's what I was told many years ago during some wisdom tooth extractions.


Anyway, I'm sure you have a crap-ton of after-care instructions!

So, anyway, as remote as my good wishes are, Jack, I'm pulling for your swift and complete recovery!

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Monday, January 27, 2020 3:45 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them.


I'm glad it went well so far, SIX.

I'm going to repeat KIKI's advice: Leave the clots in place. Don't suck on them, don't try to rinse them out, don't use a straw, don't drink anything fizzy ... treat the extractions very very gently. Maybe drink Boost or some liquid for a few days since you have a lot of tender areas.

My hubby had a wisdom tooth extracted and that clot, it just really really bothered him and he kept sucking on it and sucking on it until it came out, and THEN he was in a crap-ton of pain!!! So just ... don't.

AFA dentures ... I think, altho not sure, that the dentures that you have are temporary? Because the gums will shrink and harden as they heal, and the denture will need to be changed to keep up with your new gumline for a better fit. But I could be wrong.

Take care, take it easy for three or four days ... as hard as that might be for you to do, no strenuous work, you don't want to start bleeding. You went thru a Big Deal, treat it that way!




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If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake

Happy New Year, WISHY. I edited out your psychopathic screed!

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Monday, January 27, 2020 4:23 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Thanks for the well wishes.

Yeah... there's a lot of aftercare instructions. Most of them I'm following except for the smoking one. They were definitely not written by somebody who smokes and/or ever went through something like this. I'm sure I'll live.


I've already got the immediate denture and partial in. I'm not supposed to wear them at night except for this first night until my followup visit. It's kind of a "band aid" right now.

The pain is actually quite manageable and won't be an issue. I feel a little bit, but considering I've only taken 1000mg of acetaminophen, that's not too bad. Defo not taking that Narco shit they prescribed to me. Not even getting that scrip filled.


I'm a little concerned that the bleeding is still happening though. It's been quite a few hours now since the visit concluded and I'm still bleeding. As far as I know, I don't have any clotting issues. I'm always cutting my hands at work or while working and they stop bleeding quickly, and this is hardly the first time I've lost a tooth by now. Maybe the meds I took have thinned out my blood a bit?

My mouth has to smell like a toilet right now. I can't wait until tomorrow night when I can take them out and give everything a good cleaning.



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Monday, January 27, 2020 8:41 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Getting acclimated to the new normal pretty quickly, I think.

After about 4 hours I was already REALLY looking forward to the 2nd dose of acetaminophen, but I waited the full six and by the 5th hour it barely hurt anymore anyhow. I was going to wait longer, but I had started eating by then and it was a bit painful.

Those first few spoonfuls of rice/vegetables were bad... really bad. I thought to myself "how the hell am I going to do this for the rest of my life". It got better as it went on though and by the time the meds knocked out most of the pain I had added the burger patties to the mix and it was alright.

I wasn't able to really chew the food as much as I would have liked, but that's probably because of the swelling. I'm hoping in a few days that isn't an issue anymore. But I got a full belly of food right now and these things are starting to feel like a part of me after that.

Bleeding seems to have more or less stopped. I read online it could still be happening 3 to 4 days after the procedure, so no big deal if there's a little here or there.

I'm really going to have to practice my speech though, and if the swelling going down doesn't fix it, I'm going to have to kind of re-teach myself how to talk. I can talk well enough that somebody understands me, but I hate the way it sounds. I'm afraid to try singing now and seeing if it just destroyed my singing voice. That may be something I'm never going to be able to do well again. Fingers crossed on that one.



Hoping the feeling of claustrophobia goes away soon too, and I'm really wondering what it's going to feel like at night when I'm not wearing them after they've healed.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:08 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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My follow up visit is soon and it can't come soon enough.

I haven't taken these things out for a single second, as per instructions.

I have, however, occasionally very lightly done a mouthwash rinse which it says not to do. I absolutely have to. It feels so gross in my mouth right now after being in overnight. I want them out so badly, if only to clean them and the rest of my mouth.

The pain is almost gone. I took a 500mg pill 3 or 4 hours ago. In total, 2500mg of acetaminophen since the procedure. Probably won't need anymore after today, and I'm only going to take 1 pill as I need it instead of two like I did twice yesterday before going to sleep.


Speech is still pretty bad though. Overall it's okay, but my "sssssss"'s are not. If I'm not careful, I can almost make them accidentally whistle when I'm talking how I used to before they went in. I'm hoping once the wounds heal that there's a little more room and this isn't all going to be on me to re-learn speech.

I'm not really noticing any swelling. I didn't use an ice pack at all yesterday, and my face hasn't blown up at all. It is weird though not seeing the sunk in cheeks that I grew kind of fond of over the years after I lost the molars. Guess I'm going to just have to stay in good shape now if I don't want to look fat in the future.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:05 PM

BRENDA


No rain today but maybe tomorrow.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 6:17 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Nothing but flurries and occasional drizzles in the foreseeable future around here.


But today, it's freaking cold in my house. Bad news is, it's not any colder than it was the last two days. I'm wondering if my immune system is in overdrive or something and that's why I feel so cold right now. I don't feel sick or anything, but I'm absolutely freezing right now and actually kicked the thermostat to 66 which is higher than I've ever had it since I lived here.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:50 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Wasn't too active today, but I'm bored of sitting and watching youtube.

So I did my taxes. I'll finish up all my rebates tomorrow and get it all to the PO. First time in a decade probably that I wasn't mailing them on the last possible day. Good thing too, since I'm getting back about 4 times as much as usual.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:58 PM

BRENDA


Rain for today. But things to do. Time to donate my dad's old canning pot. I've got no use for it.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:26 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them.


Quote:

Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
Nothing but flurries and occasional drizzles in the foreseeable future around here.


But today, it's freaking cold in my house. Bad news is, it's not any colder than it was the last two days. I'm wondering if my immune system is in overdrive or something and that's why I feel so cold right now. I don't feel sick or anything, but I'm absolutely freezing right now and actually kicked the thermostat to 66 which is higher than I've ever had it since I lived here.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

You're still healing, SIX. Crawl under the covers and stay warm!!

You know what you need??? You need a dog! Something to keep you from watching Youtube videos!



When is your followup appointment?



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If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake

Happy New Year, WISHY. I edited out your psychopathic screed!

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:28 PM

SIGNYM

I believe in solving problems, not sharing them.


Seems like everyone is getting rain except for us.

Got a lot late Nov and December, then the whole of January nothing to speak of, and nothing forecast for the first week of February either. If only we could do something about the weather!

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If we did not MAKE men poor - William Blake

Happy New Year, WISHY. I edited out your psychopathic screed!

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:43 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Already had the follow up, but I've got another one scheduled for next week that I don't have to go to if there isn't anything wrong by that time. Until I get my realign, I can come in at any point for any adjustments and stuff at no charge. We'll see what happens.

I can't wait until this all heals though. It doesn't hurt anymore but it's all still swollen and it stinks and it's just a sense of general discomfort all around. I don't think they'd be bothering me as much as they do right now if everything was healed.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:19 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


Hey Jack - not scolding ... or nagging ... just observing that when you smoke you directly expose all your mouth tissues to nicotine. Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor, which means all your little arterioles that supply blood to the tissues clamp down and blood flow goes way down. If you could reduce your smoking some for a few days, your healing would be speedier. Your mood OTOH might be cranky!

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:31 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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I know...

I'm actually feeling a little under the weather today. Going to see how I feel tomorrow and I might see if I need to get some antibiotics post-op. I haven't bled at all today and the pain is virtually gone, but it smells like a sewer when I pull the things off and I'm feeling really damn cold again like last night. Woke up this morning feeling fine though.

I got all of my stuff prepared to mail now. Had to do a lot of paper work today. Maybe tomorrow I'll hit the post office and swing by for a script pickup if I need to and then just stay under the covers all day. I haven't been doing any strenuous work the last few days, but I haven't exactly taken it easy either.



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:37 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


Good luck then. I wish for you a speedy, uncomplicated recovery!

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:13 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Thanks. It's gone a lot better then I expected so far. Maybe I'll get lucky.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:38 PM

1KIKI

Goodbye, kind world (George Monbiot) - In common with all those generations which have contemplated catastrophe, we appear to be incapable of understanding what confronts us.


BTW, do you have a thermometer at home? If not, it could be a good, cheap investment in your health.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:40 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Yeah. I got one, but I don't have any of the protective strips for it and I don't want to get my nasty gums on it.

I don't feel feverish though. Not really all that sick, and not achy at all. My appetite hasn't been effected, and the pain is almost non existent. Just cold and a little worn down is all.

It's probably just the body healing, and I imagine a good loss of blood that I'm not accustomed to. Gave the dentures a little break earlier today and flushed it with a lot of salt water. Going to do that again now that I'm heading to bed. That seemed to help earlier.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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