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Thanks for keeping us updated! Sounds like you might be over the worst of it, but do keep resting as much as you can. Worst at night, like they all say?

Nights have been worse, with coughing and wheezing, but the thing i feel helps the most is lots of fluids, (water & orange juice) and staying warm. its gradually getting better fortunately, but the last week or two have taken a lot out of me, i feel like i was run over by a train., Twice.

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I wish you a speedy recovery.

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I pray for your speedy recovery.

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updates, May,07,2020 ) It has been a few weeks of hell, but slowly recovering. I hope to be back soon, to pick up and finish getting the design for the LT1-mini rolling hopefully. with being ill, loosing my job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, financial burden, everything going bad, its has been difficult.

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Hi, Den! It’s good to hear that you’re recovering, even if it’s slow progress.

My BLF LT1 is used every evening for several hours on the lowest candle mode. I’m amazed at how long it can go without charging while using four 3000 mAh cells.

The LT1 quickly became one of my favorite lights, and I’m very grateful for all your efforts in bringing it to life. Thumbs Up

Hang in there, and try to stay positive. Smile

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Thanks for the update Den. Man, that sure sounds rough. I sincerely hope things start looking up for you on all fronts. Please check in here as circumstances permit.

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I hope for better days ahead for you.

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good news that you survived and improving, lost job is a bad news, you build beautiful lights, works of art, like no one else builds, have you thought about turning into a side business? probably not gonna replace your day job, but it could supplement, and take your mind of negative things.

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Being sick and loosing your job – that really sucks! Glad you’re starting to feel better though.

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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Den, I am so glad to hear you are recovering. I wish you all the best for a full recovery and hope it does not drag on very long. As long as you can see improvement, even slowly, that is great. Take good care of yourself. We all want more flashlights and lanterns. Wink

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DBSAR wrote:
updates, May,07,2020 ) It has been a few weeks of hell, but slowly recovering. I hope to be back soon, to pick up and finish getting the design for the LT1-mini rolling hopefully. with being ill, loosing my job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, financial burden, everything going bad, its has bee difficult.
Den, I’m so very sorry to hear that you contracted the dreaded COVID-19, but relieved to know that you’re out of the worst of it on the road to full recovery. 2020 is turning out to be the worst year thus far in 21st century. I really hope 2021 finds us all in much better shape, both in health and financials! I too am not doing well in the finance area. I didn’t get COVID-19, but discovered I have high blood pressure after a scary incident of profuse nosebleeds & now having to take meds for it.
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alpg88 wrote:
good news that you survived and improving, lost job is a bad news, you build beautiful lights, works of art, like no one else builds, have you thought about turning into a side business? probably not gonna replace your day job, but it could supplement, and take your mind of negative things.

Once i can sell my house and move back to the wilderness in Newfoundland as i planed, i do plan to really expand my DBSARlight YouTube channel to try to make some income from there too. Flashlights, lanterns, and off-grid lighting and off-grid living is my top interest.

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MtnDon wrote:
Den, I am so glad to hear you are recovering. I wish you all the best for a full recovery and hope it does not drag on very long. As long as you can see improvement, even slowly, that is great. Take good care of yourself. We all want more flashlights and lanterns. Wink

Thanks Don, its been a hell of a few weeks.

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updates, May,07,2020 ) It has been a few weeks of hell, but slowly recovering. I hope to be back soon, to pick up and finish getting the design for the LT1-mini rolling hopefully. with being ill, loosing my job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, financial burden, everything going bad, its has bee difficult.
Den, I’m so very sorry to hear that you contracted the dreaded COVID-19, but relieved to know that you’re out of the worst of it on the road to full recovery. 2020 is turning out to be the worst year thus far in 21st century. I really hope 2021 finds us all in much better shape, both in health and financials! I too am not doing well in the finance area. I didn’t get COVID-19, but discovered I have high blood pressure after a scary incident of profuse nosebleeds & now having to take meds for it.

2020 is a year i want to reset & forget..

That Canadian flashlight guy & Lantern Guru -Den / DBSARlight

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sb56637 wrote:
Thanks for the update Den. Man, that sure sounds rough. I sincerely hope things start looking up for you on all fronts. Please check in here as circumstances permit.

Thank you SB, it has been rough, and miss working on lights and the LT1 projects. i hope to get back to that soon.

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DBSAR wrote:
updates, May,07,2020 ) It has been a few weeks of hell, but slowly recovering. I hope to be back soon, to pick up and finish getting the design for the LT1-mini rolling hopefully. with being ill, loosing my job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, financial burden, everything going bad, its has bee difficult.
Den, I’m so very sorry to hear that you contracted the dreaded COVID-19, but relieved to know that you’re out of the worst of it on the road to full recovery. 2020 is turning out to be the worst year thus far in 21st century. I really hope 2021 finds us all in much better shape, both in health and financials! I too am not doing well in the finance area. I didn’t get COVID-19, but discovered I have high blood pressure after a scary incident of profuse nosebleeds & now having to take meds for it.

it is a really bad year for many of us.. Tired

That Canadian flashlight guy & Lantern Guru -Den / DBSARlight

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DBSAR wrote:
alpg88 wrote:
good news that you survived and improving, lost job is a bad news, you build beautiful lights, works of art, like no one else builds, have you thought about turning into a side business? probably not gonna replace your day job, but it could supplement, and take your mind of negative things.

Once i can sell my house and move back to the wilderness in Newfoundland as i planed, i do plan to really expand my DBSARlight YouTube channel to try to make some income from there too. Flashlights, lanterns, and off-grid lighting and off-grid living is my top interest.

Off grid living in the wilderness sounds like an amazing goal to shoot for. That’s pretty far from the realm of possibility for me. Closest I can get to it is the occasional camping trip.

I’m glad to hear you’re pulling though this. What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.

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Remember, Den, the most important thing is your health, and I can speak for all of us when I say I am very glad you are getting better. That is what matters most, and although other things may be difficult, I am confident it will all work itself out, and you will turn the corner. Again, all the best to you. Hang in, and keep in touch.

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Glad to hear you are feeling better, sad to hear about the job loss and financial burden. Just remember when one door closes in your life another door opens! Sometimes even two doors open!

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Glad to hear you are on the mend, so sad to hear of your financial worries, extra burden when you least need it – the main thing is you are recovering now.

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Been following /r/covid19positive on Reddit.. Seems like its recovery is a long way for many.. anyway, get well soon..:)

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Get well soon Den. I hope all your bad luck will run out soon.
If it works for you, I see your youtube channel from the wilderness becoming a great succes, at least I’m looking forward to it a lot, love your video’s sofar Smile

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DBSAR wrote:
Once i can sell my house and move back to the wilderness in Newfoundland as i planed, i do plan to really expand my DBSARlight YouTube channel to try to make some income from there too. Flashlights, lanterns, and off-grid lighting and off-grid living is my top interest.
I’ve begun to tire of the “metropolis” life. I find I don’t really take advantage of it much these days. It didn’t turn out to be as much of a social advantage as I’d hoped—much of that is “exclusive” in various circles of social and economic standing. And even after the #Pandemic has subsided, it will be worse. I’m toying with the idea of going to the rural north, where going off grid is more feasible… Maybe New Hampshire.
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Glad your feeling better DSBAR. I’m really sorry to hear about your job lost Sad

Hope you get over all the Corvid effects soon.

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My best wishes for a strong recovery Dbsar. Take care and heal up, I love my Blf lt1 btw, thank you.

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Glad you’re recovering. I had no idea you were a Newfie. Cool! Some really nice people populate that place.

When you’re in the valley of the shadow of death it’s hard to see any way out. But keep on looking up, because it will get better!

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I’m glad you are on the mend. I was a bit worried when the updates stopped. If you are willing to give a few details of the experience so far, I for one am interested. It sounds like the physical toll has been hell. I can only guess that’s scary to experience.

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Glad you’re recovering. I had no idea you were a Newfie. Cool! Some really nice people populate that place.

When you’re in the valley of the shadow of death it’s hard to see any way out. But keep on looking up, because it will get better!

Yep, born & raised in the mountain country of west coast of the island of Newfoundland.

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Great that you at least feel well enough to post updates! This thing is bizarre and unpredictable, so I hope you continue to improve. If it gets bad, then it seems to take forever to recover and many may have long-term lung damage. Hope we can soon stop most folks from getting so bad in the first place [crossed fingers].

I live in a rural area and was highly isolated even before March , but now I have tons of stay-at-home folks trying to fend of boredom by turning the creek in front of my house into a recreational area; large crowds gather on any sunny day and there’s no social distancing whatsoever. We had to install a gate on our driveway. This thread isn’t about me, but I thought this might provide context.

People will almost certainly be better off in Canada and Newfoundland is likely more resistant to political chaos than the mainland, so I’m not ruling out The Rock myself Wink . I hope that you successfully navigate your way back to your wilderness and that you find a way to thrive, no matter what.

I pray that for myself and others, as well Beer .

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