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Around The Coffeepot Ramblings #11: Why Do I Do This

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Blog entry by William posted 10-01-2010 12:57 AM 5612 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Bearpie

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#1 posted 10-01-2010 01:49 AM

I know what you mean and how you feel! I, too have a bad back, bum knee and arthritis and although I know I shouldn’t work more than 4 to 5 hours in the shop, I find myself so engrossed when I’m on a “fun” project that I forget the time and when I finally realize that I’m starting to hurt, it is too late and I have to suffer! When I’m doing the fun projects I forget about the pain and do not feel anything till I stop and then I start walking back to the house like an old, old man!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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grizzman

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#2 posted 10-01-2010 03:04 AM

yep i know how it is exactly…and i do it for the very same reason…......rock on…....live life to the best ability you can..and we do it to bring happiness to others….grizz

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dbhost

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#3 posted 10-01-2010 04:18 PM

Be very careful with overdoing it where you back is concerned. I have been more or less out of commission in my shop for gong on 4 weeks now due to the same sort of thing… The meds the doctor put me on tuesday seem to be helping now…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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