Yesterday my boss had me reflashing a chimney and adding a cricket. A cricket is a small peaked roof behind a chimney that forces the water to flow around a chimney and off of the roof. Otherwise ,it sits behind the chimney and rots out the flashing. It was a real low pitched roof and easy to stand on. Well , my boss has developed a tendancy to wait till the last minute to gather materials. It wastes a good portion of the day .
Well , I tore off the roofing around the chimney and cleared the old rotten flashing. When you do this , you cannot leave until you have covered up the roof and made it safe for rain. Due to the lack of preparation , it finally started to get late and my help decided that he had to leave. I was left on my own . I did get finished , but by the time that I did , I was so sore that I could barely move. My muscles were so sore.
When I put my mind into doing something , I don't let anything stand in my way. One of these days, I'm not going to get away with this. I just wish that I could get some help that had some similar ambitions . It's sad that people that don't have this disease cannot seem to cut the mustard. I do what I have to do and sometimes I seem to get backed into a corner. This seems to be happening a lot more often as time goes on. I guess that you just can't get good help anymore. It just makes me watch even closer for things that I allow other people to get me into . It is not pleasant. I enjoy my work , but with these situations , I just don't know . Someday , I am afraid that I will not be able to leave when I am finnished or maybe I will be finnished before I get a chance to leave.