What Do You/will You Miss The Most?

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RebelliousVamp 's Comment
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When you're gone on the road....or for us future truckers....what will you miss from home? What are you looking forward to when you go back?

For me, my family, my pets, and my cooking. I have an awesome dog, Sookie, she was bred with purebred Doberman and black lab, she's gorgeous, smart and a huge cuddle bug. I have two kitties, one toucan (yes, a bird), two Lady Gouldian finches, and fishes.

I'm a very good cook and baker, so it will be rough not to be able to eat home made meals. I make anything from steak tips with garlic mash potatoes, to pot roast, corn chicken chowder, chicken/veggie soup, shepherd pie, my special spaghetti sauce, beef stew...to die for brownies, cookies, and double chocolate cheesecake.

It will be really tough knowing I'm not there to make dinner every night. I'm the cook in the house....so I'm not sure how it's going to pan out when I leave. :(

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J Johns's Comment
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My dogs. They'll be staying with my increasingly forgetful parents and it has me in knots.

Steve L.'s Comment
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My little girl and my wife. When I go home, I want to stay at home and eat my wife's cooking. Maybe what you can do is have someone pick up groceries before you get home so you can relax and cook while you're there.

Good luck!

Okiecowboy's Comment
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Miss my two boys and my wife, i'm new to the industry so gotta do my otr time then hopefully get a lane to get home on a regular basis :)

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Ben Eggers (Kreaper)'s Comment
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I'm gonna miss my wife,son, dog, Xbox. Cooking will probably get a lot easier for me, I think because you really can't buy meat that lasts longer than a hour without being cooked so Meal planning is gonna be a plus.

Miss Miyoshi's Comment
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Things I will miss: I'm going to miss my daughter, my husband, my other dog, (one is coming on the road with me), my two cats, cooking, going to concerts, and touring. I'm REALLY going to miss touring.

Things I will NOT miss: sitting on the phone answering customer service questions.

murderspolywog's Comment
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I miss my wife, daughter, dog. You would think it gets easier but it never does. It's always hard to leave. I call home 2 + times a day and try to video call once a day. Buy little things for them while I am on the road. I also miss my cooking and a cold beer at the end of a long days work. You will find out there is a ton of things You will miss. Just some of them hurt a little more when you have time to think about them.

Steve J.'s Comment
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Ill miss nothing cause Ive got nothing drive 24/7

C. S.'s Comment
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I miss only having to walk fifteen feet to the toilet. Also, sleeping in a bed that doesn't move.

Deb R.'s Comment
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C.S., I was just going to mention that bathroom thing. Especially in the morning. Double especially on a brutally cold morning.

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