As bad as this sounds.. if there is mold we have little choice but to keep living here. The vacancy rate in our town is about
.3% it took me 9 months to find a three bedroom. We were crammed in a two bedroom apartment before this and now we have the baby too. It stresses me out to think there could be mold but we are currently saving for a down payment since my husband JUST got back full time nursing. If we move now we will end up paying 1500+ for a place and never get a down payment saved. We are currently only playing 650 which is like crazy low because the landlord understands there are no rentals and keeps it low for families. I do think its not the dog that is making it so bad though. I keep her downstairs now, I vacuumed really good the stuff off my downstairs carpet. I can spend all day down there with the dog and be fine and as soon as I go upstairs I an wheezing even on the pregnazon steroid and Ventolin puffer. Today after work I am going to totally bleach down (while wearing a mask) my bathroom and tackle the upstairs carpets and dusting. I am going to do a good search for any other visible mold but I suspect since our bedroom is next to the bathroom that it is coming from that room. Wish me luck!!
Someone asked me if my asthma is bad normally. I just have problems when I FIRST get pets with allergies. It does not normally trigger my asthma. My triggers are normally only really cold air and exercise. So I generally only take my puffer before I go to work out and if its really cold before I go outside. Most of the year I have no need to take anything for it. I think the problem is we keep the window in the bathroom
open until the weather gets below freezing since I'm afraid it will freeze
open. As soon as I closed it was also about
the same time we got the dog. I'm guessing that is when the mold issue started to bother me as well.
So Tuesday I go talk to my doc. I will keep you posted and thank you all SO much for the help!!! I think part of my issue is when I went to my doc about
asthma for my wheezing they did some test in the hospital under normal conditions but they said I didn't have asthma because my breathing levels were not poor enough. My complaint was if my asthma is from cold air and from exerciser how could their machine pick up poor levels when I am not doing either of those? Maybe now that I have been to the hospital with an attack they will believe me and help me get it under control. I really know NOTHING about
anyway thanks again you guys have helped me sooooo much!!! Your a blessing all of you!
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