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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #720 on: December 30, 2016, 03:43:45 pm »
So true..
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #721 on: December 30, 2016, 04:18:16 pm »
That's what caused Mrs_PR19's heart and lung problems. She has only 25% capacity to shift oxygen from her lungs to her blood now, and has to check her oxygen level 5-6 times a day. 90% is considered good enough, but sometimes she's down to 85% in the mornings.

Hope your girlfriend's Mum has as good a set of medics as Mrs_PR19 has.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #722 on: December 31, 2016, 03:20:30 pm »
Update on the girlfriends mum: Still in hospital until the middle of the week depending on how well she reacts to the antibiotics to clear a chest infection she has.

Modelling wise I am a bit pissed off as I received what I was expecting to be an Airfix Beagle Bassett only to find it was a load of off cuts and part started vac-form parts and not the Airfix model. A request for a repayment of money has been started.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #723 on: January 04, 2017, 08:21:41 am »
I'm going to break this posting into three parts. My girlfriends mum's health etc, Work, or rather lack of and Modelling. Keeping the good part to last  ;D

So its almost a week since my girlfriend and I went to do her weekly shopping only to find her laying on the floor of her living room. She is now at the stage of being seen by the physiotherapist and occupational therapist before anything else happens, however she has lost confidence in her ability to move herself around using the sticks she usually uses. It's looking more likely that they are going to recommend a care home than someone popping in to see her twice a day but we will see what they say.

Work, or rather the lack of it is a problem but also a bit of a blessing as I can help my girlfriend visit her mum and do odd bits of shopping as required. Ironically I have applied for a job with a company that maintains/repairs/installs equipment for disabled/elderly people.

Modelling wise the first item on this posting has meant that I am staying at the girlfriends a lot more than normal, although that's nice I can't do modelling there as her cat is not trained as mine were to leave my modelling stuff alone. The girlfriend might want to pince the glues and paints anyway seeing that she is into crafting. Still got several ideas on the go and some which I wish I had written down as remembering what I was doing with a build or two just is not happening  :banghead:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #724 on: January 20, 2017, 01:48:56 pm »
Thought it time for an update here. My girlfriends mum passed away last Saturday night so I have been mainly busy helping her deal with this.

I have done a very, very small amount of modelling in the past couple of weeks though. Mostly planning a couple of builds but I have actually started a build which will be something of a departure for me as its a weapon rather than an aircraft or tank.

My idea for the Soviet Group Build, under the Reporting name of Fireguard, will involve an old KP aircraft and some scratch building as the extra parts I wish to add are not easy for me to get hold of and if I scratch build them I can do them any size I wish.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #725 on: January 20, 2017, 03:32:18 pm »
Oh dear Alastair, that's sad news.

Mrs_PR19 and I are thinking of both of you , and hope that gives you strength.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #726 on: January 20, 2017, 03:44:11 pm »
Sad news indeed, my condolences.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #727 on: January 20, 2017, 03:55:09 pm »
 :-\  Man, I'm sorry to hear that.  Condolences and all my best to yous guys both.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #728 on: January 20, 2017, 04:16:58 pm »
My condolences to you both too ---
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #729 on: January 20, 2017, 05:42:05 pm »
As well from me also.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #730 on: January 21, 2017, 01:56:42 am »
as above,  my condolences to both of you.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #731 on: January 21, 2017, 04:25:29 am »
Yup, condolences to the pair of you.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #732 on: January 21, 2017, 06:25:16 am »
Deepest condolences to you both.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #733 on: January 21, 2017, 09:43:19 am »
Sorry about your news - condolences & best wishes to you both.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #734 on: January 22, 2017, 02:35:52 am »
Not an easy time.  I feel for you both.
Personally I find modelling takes my mind off things.  I hope if does for you and that you can get to your bench.
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