Back On The Road!

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MC1371's Comment
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Well after almost a full year parked I'm back on the road! Two vertebrae compression fractures, assorted bumps bruises etc. Lots of physical therapy, kyphoplasty and here we are. 1st week back and over 2500 logged!

Now to the how... An excellent example of how even the most innocuous of actions can grab you. I choked on a drink of coffee... That's it, pulled a swig, went down the wrong pipe, blacked out for a moment and my life took a serious turn. ***Nobody other than myself was injured in the accident!



Banks's Comment
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Congratulations on the recovery and the awesome first week. That's a nice KW you got there. Keep us posted on how everything goes.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Wow, man! What a brutal year this must have been, and congratulations on getting back out there! So glad to hear it!

It's amazing how quickly life can turn upside down, especially on the highways. I've said many times that most of the worst wrecks I've ever witnessed were in ideal conditions; sunny, light traffic, perfect conditions. One little thing like looking down at a phone or reaching for something and suddenly it's chaos.

I'm really glad you've made it through and you're back out there again. How does it feel to be rolling again?

Turtle's Comment
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Welcome back. It's good to hear you've made it through that tough situation and are back rolling again.

FR8 M4N's Comment
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Glad you’re back at it again; that’s quite an accomplishment!

PackRat's Comment
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Welcome back!

PJ's Comment
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Welcome back, glad things ate looking up after that…

Old School's Comment
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Man, what a disaster!

I'm really glad to hear that you are doing well and getting back on the road. I had to sit out for a year once due to an issue with my eyes. I did what I could to endure that time profitably, but I was so glad to get back in a truck and be doing what I love. Your challenges sound much greater than mine, and I hope you continue to enjoy your career and prosper in it.

MC1371's Comment
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Well, the up's would be being active and productive again. Not to mention just getting out of the house! Seriously, not to whine too much but the first few months just sucked. Couldn't do anything. Just walking around the house was a process.

Current negative issues. Just getting back in driving shape (650mi runs are fun but murder on the joints). Then the added joy of replacing equipment and the like. Everything from safety vest, T.V., C.B., blankets, pillows etc etc. You get the idea.

All in all not bad and I have a renewed dedication to fitness and diet.

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