Still early days for the “cleaning the air” test but the air seem to be to be improving for the dogs and us humans in the house. Some of the improvements I have noticed so far…
- Mom does not seem to be snoring as much late at night and her sense of smell seems to be coming back. Mom has not had a good sniffer for years so she does not blame my smoking. She was quite surprised that she started smelling the chlorine that is used to treat Nampa city water. Mom stated today’s nap was the best nap she’s had in several weeks after adding the purifier to her room.
- My sinuses seem to be draining. While my nose is a leaky at times I find my sniffer is getting better especially about the smells of ashtrays and eliminating that odor.
- The pekes seem to be breathing easier. Brodie the peke would do a sort of cough/hacking sort of like a cat with a hair ball. A couple of the pekes would have something like an asthma attack though that is not a good description of the heavy snorting/breathing the pekes went through trying to catch a breath. It was almost like a cross of irritation and over- excitement. Great news, we have not seen any sort of breathing problems or attacks since we have added the air purifiers.
Good news, Sadie the miniature schnauzer is doing much better about going potty outside though she’s still working on using the doggie door. Sadie adores my Mom and sleeps in her room or on the couch in front of the fireplace. I think Sadie has been very good for Mom as Tucker and Brodie tend to hang out with me and Diana the peke. Sadie is becoming Mom’s most devoted companion. I have never been married though I was in a long-term relationship and I know I was very hurt when things did not work out. I can imagine a person could feel unloved or even unlovable. Most pets will love unconditionally and that can be a great ego boost as well as a reason that a person goes on making a life. Having an animal that adores you and or depends on you can make a big difference in your mental attitude. I think with Mom’s divorce thing going over a year that having a devoted lil dog will will be very good for Mom and Sadie will do well with Mom taking care of her.
I got the front porch filled with wood. The wood rick is topped off and I filled 3 of the 18 gallon bucket with mill-ends. I hope Monday I can run the mower over the front yard and pick up/mulch the leaves that are dropping since it turned cold. I’ll need to move Smokey the cat out of the basement and do a little patrol while the weather is good. The weather man says don’t worry about the high clouds and the storm will hit the day before Thanksgiving. Well, I worry as the weatherman’s timing has been a bit off this year.
So far adding the air purifiers has made life a lot better. While we (preppers/survivalist) types tend to plan for the worst case scenario. I see no reason why should not make our day to day living the best it can be at all times including today, or in a disaster.