Micky wrote: ↑Fri Aug 13, 2021 5:41 pm
To top off the mess that is my life lately, Joella and I were forced out of our condo due to a health hazard. Our ceiling in the bathroom, hallway outside of the bathroom and in our kitchen started showing wet spots about two weeks ago, so I called our landlord (My father in law). He's pretty handy and came out to take a look. As soon as he touched the ceiling in the hallway, it opened up a 3 inch hole. Then, a few more holes were poked into it (DONT ASK ME WHY HE KEPT DOING IT) and he realized he couldnt fix this so we called an HVAC guy to come out.
Yesterday the guys comes out and takes a look in our ceiling and immediately grabs a mask. "You guys have a s*** ton of mold in your ceiling. You guys can't be breathing this in." So my father-in-law and I grabbed masks and Joella took Jack outside. The guy explained to us that it looks like our entire AC system needs to be re-done, including a new central AC unit and that the whole ceiling and kitchen need to be gutted because most of the mold is there.
However, he also said it is not safe for us to be living there right now and that we need to leave ASAP. GREAT! JUST GREAT! WHAT COULD BE BETTER THAN BEING HOMELESS?!
Joella's dad told us to stay with them (I'd take being homeless over staying with my in-laws anyday). So we are staying with my in laws until...get this...AT LEAST THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER.
Why is that? Well, the HVAC guy said that because of COVID, he cannot get the parts he needs or a new AC Unit that fits the NJ standards until October. However, he cannot even start working on the condo until the ceilings completely dry out and we get someone to come clean the mold.
This was all yesterday, Thursday August 12th. So if any of you are looking for me, I'm either contemplating jumping out a second story window head first at my in-laws house, or sleeping in my car outside Andy's house. Why outside his house? He said I'm not allowed in because I have an obnoxious "Yankee accent" whatever that means!
So in the last month, I've been laid off, am struggling financially, lost my health insurance, may have to drop out of school, my dog almost died (which we now think is a result of the mold), my moms cancer might be back, my friend died, one of my best friends is moving in 7 days and I'm really just tired. So freaking tired. I genuinely don't know what more I can do to try and get ahead in life.