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    Well Thursday I woke up at around 2:00am with true night terrors, never had them before. I was sure I was drowning and when I finally became fully awake I could not catch my breath. Scared the shit out of me. It took me at least 5 minutes to calm myself enough to where I was finally able to slow my heart rate and get a "full" breath of air. Cold chills like a mother and when I checked and temp it was at 100.8 F, it stayed around there but never got over 101.

    Pretty much spent the day in bed, thank God for a laptop and Chop Cult to keep me company. Spent most of Friday in bed as well, about midday on Friday the fever broke. Over the weekend I hung out here and did little things around the house and garage. Damn good thing I didn't have parts cause I know I would have been stupid enough to try and work on the bike.

    By yesterday I was still having trouble getting a full breath and my chest felt cold when I would breath in, but no fever. Today the Dr said I need to get tested. What a pain in the ass just to get registered for the test. I go tomorrow around noon to a clinic 20 miles away!

    There is a pretty good chance that this is nothing more than a reaction of cleaning up the flooded basement, but better safe than sorry I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoomBuggy View Post

    There is a pretty good chance that this is nothing more than a reaction of cleaning up the flooded basement, but better safe than sorry I guess.
    Oh yes-better to know.Good luck tomorrow!

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    Some nasty shit lives in basements including mold so if you have any get that tested, and if you continue to work in that basement I'd make completely sure there's no places mold could hide and have serious forced ventilation while working there until you know it's utterly safe.

    Basements, crawlspaces and similar have some nasty shit. (A 20 mile drive is nothing, WTF izzat about?)

    https://www.healthy-house.co.uk/alle...mental-health-

    Dr. Samways explains that mood swings, panic attacks, depression (worse in the mornings) and night terrors are just some of the undesirable psychological symptoms that have been reported by sufferers of mould allergy. Combined with general fatigue, IBS-like symptoms and joint pains, mould allergy can be distressing and debilitating.
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    I did construction for about 10 years and some of those basements were nasty. Mine is ( was ) finished, but the carpet was totally soaked so I know damn well there is mold in there. It is going to take me a few more days to get all the carpet out and then I can start checking the walls for mold as well.

    Thanks for the link sure sounds a lot like what I am experiencing.

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    A lot of remediation pros use this:
    https://www.lowes.com/pd/Concrobium-...mover/50053505

    This is some good stuff too, used in Hospitals and such:
    https://www.fiberlock.com/product/shockwave/

    Good luck. Sounds like you may have avoided the covid.

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    Canada developed a national strategy; not sure what happened in the US - some info from Canada here:

    Symptoms of COVID-19

    Those who are infected with COVID-19 may have little to no symptoms. You may not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to a cold or flu.

    Symptoms have included:

    cough
    fever
    difficulty breathing
    pneumonia in both lungs

    In severe cases, infection can lead to death.

    Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to COVID-19. This is the longest known incubation period for this disease.

    Recent evidence indicates that the virus can be transmitted to others from someone who is infected but not showing symptoms. This includes people who:

    have not yet developed symptoms (pre-symptomatic)
    never develop symptoms (asymptomatic)

    While experts know that these kinds of transmissions are happening among those in close contact or in close physical settings, it is not known to what extent. This means it is extremely important to follow the proven preventative measures.

    see more info here:
    https://www.canada.ca/en/public-heal.../symptoms.html

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    Got my test results back, not Covid, so the likely candidate is in fact the mold.

    Since I moved out of my home office and into the garage I feel much, much better. So I will take the advise above, get some strong ass mold remover, finish pulling the carpet and be done with it!

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    Doom.... Check out Jim Humble.

    The FDA & the Medical Cartels (aka BIG Pharma) Hate His guts, Because of His
    discovery of a simple solution that cost pennies (per dose), That cures many
    ailments, Cutting into Their profits.

    MMS or Miracle Mineral Solution is an Oxidizer & kills harmful Pathogens on contact.

    I read His book a few years ago, And He explains how He made His discovery in
    South America as He was mining for gold. Too make a long story short, His MMS
    solution cured thousands of people, including His work crew, of malaria, And later
    on, He found that the simple solution cures many other diseases.

    the corrupt medical cartel puts out fear propaganda against Jim's cure, Which can
    actually be made at home, or can be purchased online with a little research.

    I have personally been using the MMS for several years now, when I have signs of
    any cold or sickness, And every time it knocks it out.
    Care must be taken regarding the dose, If too much is taken, It can cause mild
    vomiting. At least check it out & make Your own decision.
    https://jimhumble.co/


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    5 HCIO2–> 4 CIO2 + HCI + 2 H2O. I’m a little rusty as I minored in chemistry years ago, and focused on my biology major, but Chlorine Dioxide, which I’m imagining your adding to a solution and ingesting as it’s a gas in it’s pure form? It’s a disinfectant, they used to use it on our surgical tools in fact. I’ve never heard of it being ingested, but I’d have to imagine it would have to be extremely diluted to safely do so, and I use the term “safely” very loosely. I’m not going to tell you what to do with your body, but boy that sounds a lot like people drinking diluted bleach to kill bacterial and viral pathogens, which I have treated a few for over the years, seems a little bit on the potential to cause more harm then good side.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ExplodingCoffinEmporium View Post
    5 HCIO2–> 4 CIO2 + HCI + 2 H2O. I’m a little rusty as I minored in chemistry years ago, and focused on my biology major, but Chlorine Dioxide, which I’m imagining your adding to a solution and ingesting as it’s a gas in it’s pure form? It’s a disinfectant, they used to use it on our surgical tools in fact. I’ve never heard of it being ingested, but I’d have to imagine it would have to be extremely diluted to safely do so, and I use the term “safely” very loosely. I’m not going to tell you what to do with your body, but boy that sounds a lot like people drinking diluted bleach to kill bacterial and viral pathogens, which I have treated a few for over the years, seems a little bit on the potential to cause more harm then good side.

    ONLY a few drops of MMS is needed, diluted in lemon juice, or water+citric acid.
    (water alone will not do).
    The chlorine dioxide turns into table salt after a few minutes inside the body,
    but before that happens, It kills off the invaders. Yes care must be taken in
    the dosing (like many drugs or potions).

    Look at what chemo therapy does to the body, It kills off human cells, including
    healthy cells, in some cases practically killing the recipient.

    An upset stomach may occur if too much of the MMS is taken, So it should be
    used with caution.

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    "Stupid is as stupid does" Well I read Doombuggy's mold experience and thought "how lucky I've been all these years" climbing in basements and old barns. But....and a BIG BUT......I got the opportunity last week to put my hands on a new "winter project". It was in a garage, covered in several layers of blue tarp, it was evident the roof had begun to leak. Any how, after working on getting it out for several hours, the rollback arrived, turned on a massive array of LED's and lit the garage like daylight. There it was, the ceiling and walls were fuzzy. Not as bad as Doombuggy, but I got a cough and the inside of my ears are itching like crazy. Spent the last few days washing everything I brought home with a bleach solution. 4 days, and I still feel kinda crappy. Lesson learned...finally!

    Any, found '28 Nash 3 window coupe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fetch View Post

    Any, found '28 Nash 3 window coupe.
    Hot damn! It will be worth a few days of the funk. Pics please, need some barn porn!

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    Dang, sounds awful! Glad you got a negative test back. Dreams can ruin your day! I had one last week where I was in a graveyard and they were air-lifting headstones and huge statues away by helicopter, and all of a sudden they started dropping like bombs... Thai food!!

    Anyhoo, I keep this in my truck after I realized I was getting sick almost every winter for months having trouble breathing. It was due to a leak under the rear window that was flooding the carpet behind the seat. There are different versions/sizes, but it's craaazy to see how much water ends up getting sucked out of the air. Probably won't solve it and doesn't clean it, but can totally help the general air quality, I think.

    https://damprid.com/which-damprid-is...ocation=garage

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoomBuggy View Post
    Well Thursday I woke up at around 2:00am with true night terrors, never had them before. I was sure I was drowning and when I finally became fully awake I could not catch my breath. Scared the shit out of me. It took me at least 5 minutes to calm myself enough to where I was finally able to slow my heart rate and get a "full" breath of air. Cold chills like a mother and when I checked and temp it was at 100.8 F, it stayed around there but never got over 101.

    Pretty much spent the day in bed, thank God for a laptop and Chop Cult to keep me company. Spent most of Friday in bed as well, about midday on Friday the fever broke. Over the weekend I hung out here and did little things around the house and garage. Damn good thing I didn't have parts cause I know I would have been stupid enough to try and work on the bike.

    By yesterday I was still having trouble getting a full breath and my chest felt cold when I would breath in, but no fever. Today the Dr said I need to get tested. What a pain in the ass just to get registered for the test. I go tomorrow around noon to a clinic 20 miles away!

    There is a pretty good chance that this is nothing more than a reaction of cleaning up the flooded basement, but better safe than sorry I guess.
    Lock it down if you can for a bit Doom, I know you live not horribly far from me, Chicago and surrounding is beginning to burst at the seams again. We went on bypass yesterday and likely will again today. We ran 542 tests yesterday, 102 positives, 82% vent usage ICU in house. We’re already understaffing because we’ve been sending nurses up to WI for the past month and their going field hospital out there. Elective surgery will end again in the state this week to clear up nurses, but the next few weeks are gonna get nasty. I’m running my ass between here and the northwest burbs for the next 2 weeks on ICU and CVICU shifts. Stay safe and healthy amigo.

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