On My Own

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Dave W.'s Comment
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Good Evening,

Got my truck, ran my 1st week solo, and after being out 31 days (20 with my trainer), I came home for 6 days. Let me tell you, it felt absolutely wonderful to see my family, sleep in my bed, and take a shower whenever I wanted!!! Here's where the conflict in my head starts..... get some popcorn..... 2 days after I got home, I was ready to go out again. Got my 1st paycheck as a driver and HOLY COW! I can add that kind of money to my retirement??? I also missed the solitude, and the ability to set somewhat of my own schedule. Don't get me wrong, I love my family, but my urge to roam and go is pretty darn strong too.

Yeah, I had some absolutely crap days, but I also have days that are as smooth as glass. Sleep cures the bad days and driving makes the next day better. Im no trucking expert by any means but I love my job and the money ain't bad either :)

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Congrats, and KUDOS, DRIVER ~!!!

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I'll leave the MAJOR PRAISE to the TT vets & mods, but . . . . I'm happy for ya, man!!

~ Anne ~

Jim W.'s Comment
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Good job Dave. Congratulations on going solo!!

PackRat's Comment
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Congratulations Dave!

I can completely relate to your home vs the road thoughts.

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