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About jmurray01

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    Ford Enthusiast
  • Birthday 11/24/1995

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    Focus 1.8 Zetec
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    20,001 to 25,000
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  1. Not sure why? Perhaps they are harder to work on, but in terms of functionality they are more than adequate considering the rear brakes use minimal effort anyway, as opposed to the front. They are also better for holding the car as rear disks can expand when hot and then contract when cold, thereby allowing the car to move if the handbrake has been applied after a long drive.
  2. I do like having the house to myself this evening! Enjoying a good film, a few beers and indulging in a pack of Marlboros...
  3. That rule doesn't apply to dogs and cats Ghana!!
  4. Well, that was certainly "One Stop" alright!!
  5. The white coupe in the background is taking up two spaces by the looks of it.
  6. Yep. It isn't easy, but sadly you get used to it and know what to expect, and how not to exacerbate the situation. Basically, let her keep drinking (within reason) until she falls asleep, and then wakes up the next morning sober and things are OK again, until the "next time".
  7. "Lady" is one of my favourites, as well as "You Decorated My Life". "Through The Years" is a classic, and another favourite of mine... I have a lot of favourites!!
  8. My grandfather was an alcoholic as well, but thankfully hasn't had a drink since the 1980s. My mother's problem is a bit more complicated... She can do without alcohol, and stay off it when working and driving, but when she starts drinking, it is a downward spiral, which can result in some very poor behaviour, especially if she cannot get more alcohol. But, there is no point dwelling on it. Alcoholics (regardless of the "type") cannot be helped by others, and need to make the change themselves. Some will never change, my mother being a prime example.
  9. I love Kenny's music and have a few of his LPs.
  10. I feel your pain... Not a wife, but my mother. Without going into detail; mental health problems, alcoholism and a manipulative personality. I think you can imagine how those three come together.
  11. I KNEW IT!!!
  12. True, but I'm only on Propanolol for anxiety/migraines and Omeprazole for heartburn/acid reflux and have been on the former for over 2 months now and the latter a couple of weeks. I suppose it has gotten worse since taking the Omeprazole, but I doubt that has a connection. Ironically I had two more instances of forgetfulness just in the process of typing this post. First I went to check the time and found I had taken my wristwatch off, but had no recollection of doing so, and secondly went through to the kitchen to find the name of the medication I'm on, but by the time I got there I forgot what I went through for and came back, then saw this half written reply and had to go through again!! By comparison to some of the more serious things that have happened though, those couple of "moments" were minor.
  13. Thanks Wes! I did check though to make sure you weren't being serious...
  14. I don't like my memory loss getting worse... It is now being noticed by others and really starting to affect my life. I'm sure it is stress/depression related, but it is worrying nonetheless!
  15. Woohoo!! Onward to bigger and better things...