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Thread: I'm goin nutts HELP

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Tampa & NC

    I'm goin nutts HELP

    LOML has me tied up in this dang chair since I got home from the won't even let me peak in the shop,till at least wed,when I see the doc.ain't there some kind of law against that think I could sue her for emotional distress
    May God Bless

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    There's the unwritten law of SWMBO, MBO... or prepare for dire consequences
    Hope your resting well, and get a quick 'thumbs up OK' from the Doc soon!!!

    {SWMBO=She Who Must Be Obeyed...MBO=repeat- Must be Obeyed}
    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    I feel your pain, when I was recovering from the cancer surgery, all I could do was sit and watch videos, got boring real fast, then I could sit at the L shop and run the cash register, again BORING.... Ah well, you have to do what you have to do, and that certainly includes doing what you are told when you are recovering.....

    Best of luck!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    BTDT and got a T shirt. I feel ya Ken. Had a little setback 2 weeks ago, but get to head back to work on Tuesday. Make sure you heal...your going to be our prime source for Soap opera updates
    Your Respiratory Therapist wears Combat boots

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Central NY State
    Well, if ya can't do woodworking, read about woodworking....
    Or stream the Woodwright's Shop from - great stuff and no commercials.

    Heal well and heal fast.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    Hard as it is now, you will be thankful that the loyl held hard to her guns and had you follow the docs orders, it is for your own good for healing. I like Kens idea, make use of the internet as a learning tool. Who knows, you just might find a new box design that you want to make Next thing you know you will be making dust again

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Recovery of any type, including sitting still, can be excruciating for those of us who are happiest when doing something. The pain of recovery is nothing compared to the pain of additional recovery time brought on by going active too soon. DAMHIKT.
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Do what wife says. Do what Doc says. Recovery can be the hardest part.
    Most important advice can be hardest to follow.
    I didn't and will suffer rest of my life for it.
    "Folks is funny critters."

    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    Ken , You can do it !
    Man I been in traction for 3 weeks before and after my sinus surgery I was strapped to a recliner day and night for 2 weeks. So you can do a few days.
    I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
    ::: Andrew Wyeth :::

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Indianapolis area
    Hang in there Ken! It's only a few days to seeing the Doc. I wish you the best in getting back to the shop, if only to "putter around" for a few days.


    "Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
    Vince Lombardi

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