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  1. 9 hours ago, Shaun brearley said:

    Not tried that yet . Instead of hot soak does a hot shower work ? 

    I used to do the hot showers when in massive pain and it helped. I'm not sure if I knew how to abort CH back then. I think the hot soaks work due to a big change in blood pressure or blood flow so the shower would probably work but maybe a little bit less effective. I have still not done oxy for aborts so this was my replacement. Def. getting a tank for the next cycle which seems to be coming soon because I'm getting muscle lock and tension lately.

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  2. 3 hours ago, Shaun brearley said:

    Sometime if your lucky you can abort the attack with the energy drink or strong black coffee without having to hit the o2 . I think in the US the best energy drink is the 5hour energy shot . Sorry don't know the brand we don't get it over here in UK 

    Hot soaks also work for me. Every cluster head should at least try it. Works the same way, you have to do it ASAP or it won't work. I must have aborted 100 hits that way the last cycle.

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  3. Remissions are pretty normal for us episodics. I recently skipped two years and then it came back strong and lasted nearly six months. There is really no baseline, CH can vary widely from person to person or year to year. Cycles will vary as well, you can start out slow then they pick up and you are getting hit seven times a day for an hour plus per hit. Mine usually start slow then ramp up and then go down during the whole cycle. Try to keep tabs on it all with a journal so you can get a better understanding of how it all plays out. GL warrior! 

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  4. On 12/17/2021 at 1:26 AM, Juss said:

    Soundtrack Days of Thunder, Hans Zimmer

    I have built motors, decked heads, welded custom exhausts, helped build cars, even made the cut for NASCAR school to become a builder of stock cars, if you lived it you would understand. When Duvall talks to the car while building it, some of us do that. This was a great era. I'm glad I declined the offer, stock car racing has declined drastically since Allison.


    I miss those days, have not restored or built a car in 16 years.


    Nice, my family has been in NASCAR a long time. Last name is Keselowski


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  5. 16 hours ago, Juss said:

    @xBoss Good morning. How fluid are you? That's all I remember.

    Sadly, I don’t remember much of what my Grandmother taught me. I was in the CFU (Croatian Fraternal Union).

    Concerning your roots, why stay in the US? Everyone in the know is flocking to Hungary, Poland, and Czech, before they lock us in. A lot of my family is moving back to the old country, which they fled from, go figure. I may do the same before I can’t. That said, I doubt it would be any Slavic nation. Pay attention, freedom is only left where you are from. 

    Having known people move to Ukraine after the collapse, I have been privy to seeing our collapse. Those in Ukraine have more freedom than we do. 

    I'm I'm 3rd generation and the language is lost. My great grandparents actually hid their Russian identity and stopped passing the culture down when they moved to the USA since there was anti Russian sentiment forming. We came from Galicia which is no longer and is now Poland and Ukraine. I so wish I could move to that area or Prague or something like you mention but my girls think I'm crazy and don't want to. Plus the money would be too tight.

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  6. 1 minute ago, BoscoPiko said:

    Wow @xBoss showing your eclectic side with this one :P

    ha, this one is more my love for Eastern Europe. My last name came from right on the Ukraine and Poland border. I feel that Western culture ruins us and makes us sad and I wish we could go back to simpler times like they still live today in this video.


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  7. 16 minutes ago, Bejeeber said:

    On that weed related note, lately I've found that puffing some CBD bud (Elektra strain, no THC) before bed seems to help sleep longer before the first of the several wake ups.

    @xBoss, interested in whether there is a particular strain you find most effective or just weed in general?

    I'm pretty sure most weed strains would leave me just lying there all paranoid for a while if I were try smoking before bed. :P

    Indica seems to be the downer more pain killing and knock you out type. Sativa used to give me stay up all night energy but not since I was about 45. The last five years any weed will knock me out. As for strains, I never really pay attention lol. Michigan has been a weed free for all for a while now and from an old dudes perspective it's all cush :p

    It really helps with the restless legs and the restless hips (same feeling in the hips). Those can be horrible but weed is 100% working on those issues as well.

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  8. 8 hours ago, Shaun brearley said:

    Dave Gahan great voice 

    I love these guys. My buddy and I crashed a party once after they played in Michigan and Martin was there. Was fairly epic but I was too scared to talk to him since I was not supposed to be there :p


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  9. 1 hour ago, spiny said:

    I agree Xboss. I enjoy techno a lot too. My youngest recommended Infected Mushroom to me today. :D Most genres of music are great, at the right time. 

    I enjoy ATB and others from that era of Techno. Love the layers in the music. 

    Oh, nice!

    In that case let me add Perturbator. That retro synth is huge right now.



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