Author Topic: Losing my mind: Car accident, home flooded & more (all while trying to emigrate)  (Read 796 times)

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Offline Nan D.

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*sigh* Feeling like I will never cross the finish line. Found out why I've been feeling extra crummy, there's a cracked heat exchanger in my furnace throwing out 10ppm CO. So not enough to kill me and set off the detectors, but enough to make me feel pretty crummy. Still have to paint and finish clearing things, now with no heat as it's not safe to run.  I don't know how people smoothly move to a new country on the drop of a hat, I've had months and still can't do it in time!


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*sigh* Feeling like I will never cross the finish line. Found out why I've been feeling extra crummy, there's a cracked heat exchanger in my furnace throwing out 10ppm CO. So not enough to kill me and set off the detectors, but enough to make me feel pretty crummy. Still have to paint and finish clearing things, now with no heat as it's not safe to run.  I don't know how people smoothly move to a new country on the drop of a hat, I've had months and still can't do it in time!


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I think, to answer your question, it doesn't matter how much you try it's bound to have some bumps along the way...There will always be things that you forget or that don't pan out as planned last minute. All you can do is just do the best you can and what doesn't come together simply just doesn't come together and you just adapt however you can.

Sending positive vibes to you guys though that both of your luck turns around as it seems like it's been especially rocky for you both...

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*sigh* Feeling like I will never cross the finish line. Found out why I've been feeling extra crummy, there's a cracked heat exchanger in my furnace throwing out 10ppm CO. So not enough to kill me and set off the detectors, but enough to make me feel pretty crummy. Still have to paint and finish clearing things, now with no heat as it's not safe to run.  I don't know how people smoothly move to a new country on the drop of a hat, I've had months and still can't do it in time!

Holy cow! How're you doing? Has it been repaired? That's so scary - I'm so sorry!
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Holy cow! How're you doing? Has it been repaired? That's so scary - I'm so sorry!
I have a small house so I'm using space heaters. It hasn't been repaired, I don't have a spare $3k for a new furnace. I am so financially under water from medical bills that I physically can't breathe now from all the stress of this move. If I don't end up hospitalized between now and when I'm supposed to travel I will be impressed. (Medical problems mainly unrelated to carbon monoxide but that sure didn't help!)


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I have a small house so I'm using space heaters. It hasn't been repaired, I don't have a spare $3k for a new furnace. I am so financially under water from medical bills that I physically can't breathe now from all the stress of this move. If I don't end up hospitalized between now and when I'm supposed to travel I will be impressed. (Medical problems mainly unrelated to carbon monoxide but that sure didn't help!)

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I am so so sorry. Do you get to travel soon at least?
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I am so so sorry. Do you get to travel soon at least?
The 20th with my kitty, out of an airport in Canada using a cargo company for her but still having to do all the paperwork myself. So whatever is done on the house by then is what will be done! And hopefully the realtor can help me winterize it. I'm contacting the furnace manufacturer to see if they can help, if there have been any recalls on this model, and potentially contacting the consumer safety product commission but I know it won't be fixed by the time I move. I'm just super overwhelmed and in excruciating pain because any amount of lifting over 10lb and any repetitive motion is too much, so my legs and arms haven't stopped hurting in weeks.


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Oh, gosh.  Can't do more than send good thoughts your way, and the infamous "this, too, shall pass" and one day be no more than a memory. Good luck!

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Hang in there margo. 
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The 20th with my kitty, out of an airport in Canada using a cargo company for her but still having to do all the paperwork myself. So whatever is done on the house by then is what will be done! And hopefully the realtor can help me winterize it. I'm contacting the furnace manufacturer to see if they can help, if there have been any recalls on this model, and potentially contacting the consumer safety product commission but I know it won't be fixed by the time I move. I'm just super overwhelmed and in excruciating pain because any amount of lifting over 10lb and any repetitive motion is too much, so my legs and arms haven't stopped hurting in weeks.


So sorry, margo. I hope you can just get to the 20th and put it all behind you <3
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