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Where is Hairy Mick

Discussion in 'General' started by dawallace45, Nov 15, 2017.

  1. dawallace45

    dawallace45 Well-Known Member

    Guys I know I haven't been on the forum for some time , this was due to ill health , getting a bit better and thought I might contact Mick to see what he's been up to , but the old number I had for him is no longer current , looks like he hasn't been on the forum for some time either , any one have a current email address or a phone number ,

    He only lives 30 minutes away but I haven't been up to driving for a while now , so he may as well be on the dark side of the moon at this time

    So has any one heard from him or is he traveling again

    David
     
  2. oldsparkey

    oldsparkey Well-Known Member

    Last word that I remember from him is that he was going to be traveling and camping with the wife.
    Steve posted ... How you doing, Mick. . . Been a while. . . on June 19 , 2017
    without a reply.
     
  3. dawallace45

    dawallace45 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Chuck , God knows where he is now , possibly camped becidee a stream , half his luck

    My time limit imposed by my knee surgeon before I could get back in my kayak is up now , I'm hoping to get it in the water soon , would have had it in the water by now except that about 4 months or so back I developed a very bad cough , bad enough that a coughing fit would last long enough that I some times passed out from low blood pressure and lack of oxygen, it kept me from sleeping , couldn't go out , hell couldn't even get to the range to shoot , got a 45 Kentucky rifle and a Howa Mini action in 223 to shoot in and haven't been able to get there ,

    Just not safe for me to drive at the moment

    Had a shit load of tests , don't have any infection , no whooping cough , they are putting it down to bad asthma and hay fever and a scarred oesophagitis , see the specialist next week , it's getting slowly better , not coughing up blood any more and haven't blacked out from a coughing fit for a week

    By the way guys I seem to remember that there are a few other guys on the list with bad backs like me , so I just wanted to pass on some information , about two months back my wife bought me a new mattress , it was called a Adjusta Matress and as it says is adjustable front and back with a remote control , also vibrates ,

    I now sleep on my back with my knees and head raised slightly , it's made a amazing difference to my back , I'm still on painkillers ( opioids) but not near as much as I was on before and much less residual pain , actually for the first time in many years I have no constant pain at all unless I start doing some thing heavy , have actually cut my meds in half

    These things aren't cheap but with it , they are topped with memory foam , not enough for me unfortunately with my size I needed more so put on a memory foam topper , , also I don't use a pillow any more , just one of those memory foam horse shoe shaped traveling neck cushion so my head tilts back a little more , don't snore near as much now

    David
     
  4. JEM

    JEM Well-Known Member

    He posts regularly on Facebook. Lots of camping pics and plenty of political posts! :p
     
  5. Kayak Jack

    Kayak Jack Well-Known Member

    Maybe he's outgrown us. sigh
     

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