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My crash and the aftermath. I'm OK!!

Old 08-17-10, 09:39 PM
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Scary story. Glad you are okay. I had a slower speed crash last year where I suffered concussion too. I felt like a vegetable for a few days. Get lots and lots of sleep. It really helps. I tried staying awake one time and that didn't go well.
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Old 08-17-10, 10:56 PM
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I saw your FB post and was wondering what happened. i am so glad you are doing as well as you are.
Peace, love and thank the forces for sweet spouses.
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Old 08-18-10, 01:09 PM
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Glad you're recovering. That was one bad crash. Please take your time recovering. You might want to try a little hiking before getting back on a bike. Stay close to home at first.

Have the doctors given you any indication re how long you should expect recovery to take?
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Old 08-18-10, 01:23 PM
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thanks for sharing. glad to hear that you are still here with us. why was your wife and kids called before an ambulance?
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Old 08-18-10, 03:22 PM
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Wow, that's scary! So glad you had your helmet and roadID with you. Hope you heal up soon.
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Old 08-19-10, 10:25 PM
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The people that found me called my wife before the ambulance because I asked them too in my altered state. My wife figured she could get me to the ER faster than calling an ambulance and having them come out and then take me to the hospital. If we had to do it over again we'd call 911. I just hope there isn't a next time.

I had another CT scan today because of my continued dizziness. My doctor is bothered that the effects are still this strong. Staggering around like a drunk 5 days later is a little concerning. When I know more I'll share.
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Old 08-20-10, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by scottmorrison99 View Post
The people that found me called my wife before the ambulance because I asked them too in my altered state. My wife figured she could get me to the ER faster than calling an ambulance and having them come out and then take me to the hospital. If we had to do it over again we'd call 911. I just hope there isn't a next time.
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Paramedics are in general much better at getting trauma victims stabilized than ER doctors are, and ER waiting rooms are generally not where you want to be waiting for trauma treatment.

Take note everyone - call EMS if you need quick attention (head injury, blood loss, heart attack, poisoning, allergic shock); driving to the ER is OK for not too serious broken bones, appendicitis, lacerations, etc.
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ahhhhhh man,
im glad to hear your ok!
Im new to biking and havent heard of a roadID before.
I am totally going to look that up and try to pick one up for myself!
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