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Old 05-08-2019, 09:44 PM   #1
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This is just sharing, but since I've been doing a lot of thin stone, fireplace remodels, alot of repairs are on ranches or capes....

I had to relead a couple chimneys with a 12 pitch roof and walk up attic...

I'm starting to get afraid of heights....and the only cure is to go up heigh, which I know....there just is a shortage of really high and dangerous jobs..... Iol and I'm complaining....!
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Old 05-08-2019, 09:49 PM   #2
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At 49 anyone get uneasy up high, it's not even the heights I don't think, I'm not strong enough to grab on if I fall, is that nuts lol

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Yea my fearless days are over....the first high job of the season is usually pretty rough


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It's weird , I've never been afraid of anything, now Im afraid of heights..,...Im sad.,.
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Weird thing, I'm 69 and more comfortable with heights than I ever was in past years.

Maybe because I have little left to lose.
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20 years ago I had no issues on many crappy wooden stepladders on the top step and didn't feel a bit of fear. Just "get er done"

After a life altering fall from only 4 feet almost 10 years ago where I posted HERE from the ER before even calling my now ex wife, I have also developed a fear of heights.

I was a firefighter for 10 years also and had no issues with being 100 feet in the air.

Not sure if it was that accident or getting old contributed equally to the fact in equal portions or not, but now I won't even go on a roof unless it's a low pitch ranch.

Edit-I still do have to do many 20' foyer ceiling hangs and just do it because I pretty much have to.

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