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Big T's Comment
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If that isn't one of the biggest trucking truths. It is easy to fall in to the paper sack trap out here and it can just as quickly cause all sorts of hardship.

Congrats on getting the bp under control.

Got it down and got my dot card. Feel relieved and actually feel way better after taking better care of myself. That popeyes and mcdonalds catches up

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

G-Town's Comment
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Happy to hear this!

Johan Broad's Comment
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Got a 3 month physical card due to high blood pressure. It was 157 over 90. They got me on medication now, but I have a worry.

I played with one of the BP testers at Rite Aid one day when I was bored. I have found that I can raise or lower my BP by as much as 20 points by controlling my breathing.

To lower it, I breathe deeply and slowly while thinking calm, happy thoughts.

To raise it, I breathe faster and think about something that ****es me off.

Nest time you get a physical, breath slow and deep while think calm thoughts when they take your BP. It might help.

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