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Chris W.'s Comment
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So long story short my therapist has been working with me and she thinks I am ready to start back and just take more breaks then normal and write in my journey about how I am coping with being on the road again. I informed UPS and I start tomorrow evening heading to a pickup the day after tomorrow. But I have come to the realization that I forgot to clean the truck so got to do that, get new groceries which I will do those in the morning, but most important I going tonight to a local gas station that has a truck line and getting some diesel for the truck. Tomorrow may be tough but I have been getting around 5-7hrs of sleep on average and have had a few hours not thinking about everything that happened. Thank you guys so much for the support.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Harvey C.'s Comment
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Good to hear you've made progress, Chris. I hope you are able to come to peace with this and will pray for you.

If you have trouble sleeping you may want to talk to your medical doctor about it since a psychologist can't prescribe anything, as I understand it. I am an anxious person by nature and sometimes get up in the middle of the night to do some office work until I get sleepy again but a doctor recently prescribed a medication (not a controlled substance) for me to take before bedtime to help me sleep and it has helped. Feel free to contact me about it privately about it if you wish to know more.

PackRat's Comment
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This is great to read, Chris. Follow the advice of the professionals.

You call or text me ANY TIME YOU NEED TO! My contact info is in my Bio.

FR8 M4N's Comment
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Good to hear from you, Chris! I was thinking of you earlier last night. You are still in our prayers and hope you'll make it through this just fine.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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That's great news, man! I'm thrilled to hear it. This is one of those times you'll just have to endure the struggle until you make it through, and you will. It won't be easy, but you'll get there.

Stay active here. Keep talking through it. You'll always have our support.

Congrats on finding the courage to power through. Not everyone has that in them.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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Awesome news!! Take it at your own pace, nithing has to be rushed!!

Stay in touch. Our prayers are with you..

BK's Comment
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Great news, Chris. And also a great plan for moving ahead at a reasonable pace. Time is an excellent healer in cases like yours.

G-Town's Comment
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Great to hear Chris!

Continued thoughts and prayers.

Zen Joker (Andy)'s Comment
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Continued prayers my friend! Tough times don't last....tough people do.

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