Many thanks for the input fellas.
David I am pretty OK ---- I don't drink very much but red wine tends to have that melancholic effect on me if I have more than a few glasses.
Ralph actually nailed the underlying cause. I have always done my own work and and repairs, from appliances and plumbing, electrical to building and carpentry. I have been fortunate to be able to turn my hand to most things and do them pretty well. I even remember a time years ago when I had a golf comp coming up and had sliced
open a finger on some bamboo ----- I stitched it up myself to hurry healing along to make sure I could play. My wife was mortified
It was only two or three years ago that I was hanging doors weighing over 80 lbs (which often entailed carrying them back and forwards from truck to house quite a few times). I now find that doing that is far too exhausting and stick to the lightweight stuff. Like Ralph I was confident and balanced on a tall ladder or the roof of the house ----- that has gone as well. The heat knackers me now and I fall asleep in the loungechair after 18 holes on a more than warm day. I really don't mind the advancing years, it is the noticable falling away of abilities that really narks me. The future vision of having to stand by and hire someone to do what I once did easily really cuts me to the core. But like we say here, it is what it is, and I will just have to cop it sweet (but I do not like it
I guess this says it all:www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiLo5q0wqxU
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