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Old 02-06-2024, 11:21 AM   #1
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I've given small amounts of blood to the bus god before but last night I gave a LOT. While not actually working on the bus, I was planing some wood that will end up in the bus so, I think it still counts. I put a finger somewhere I shouldn't and took the tip and nail off. Gave me a new opportunity to meet some pretty girls in the ER.
Did I mention I'm on blood thinners?
Even SWMBO took it well, at one point she said that the flow had reduced to one drop every 15 seconds, I was surprised she even looked in that direction.

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Old 02-06-2024, 11:27 AM   #2
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Well that's one way of staining your wood!
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Old 02-06-2024, 11:33 AM   #3
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Blood sacrifice..

I see you tried to appease the bus overlords with a sacrifice...all jokes aside I wish you well!
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Old 02-06-2024, 12:09 PM   #4
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I've given small amounts of blood to the bus god before but last night I gave a LOT. While not actually working on the bus, I was planing some wood that will end up in the bus so, I think it still counts. I put a finger somewhere I shouldn't and took the tip and nail off. Gave me a new opportunity to meet some pretty girls in the ER.
Did I mention I'm on blood thinners?
Even SWMBO took it well, at one point she said that the flow had reduced to one drop every 15 seconds, I was surprised she even looked in that direction.
Sorry to hear about that. Glad to hear you're still at it. You and your bus have long been one of my favorites on here.
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Old 02-06-2024, 04:27 PM   #5
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Get well soon my friend. That made me hurt just reading it. I had an uncle loose a finger in a table saw. I inherited that saw many years ago and used that old saw in my build, never forgetting what a mean son of a gun that saw is.
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Old 02-07-2024, 01:36 AM   #6
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I lost my pinky finger when I was 15 to a chainsaw. It was before they had safety brakes on them. The saw got caught up in fine brush, then kicked back towards my face. I instinctually in that moment put my hand between my face and the saw and it loped it right off. Saved my face. The doctor was a true surgeon and very skilled. Was able to sew it back on, and today I regained full functionality of it and feeling grew back. Nice scar on it though. So I can say I've been there but don't envy you right now...
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Old 02-10-2024, 04:49 PM   #7
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I lost my pinky finger when I was 15 to a chainsaw. It was before they had safety brakes on them. The saw got caught up in fine brush, then kicked back towards my face. I instinctually in that moment put my hand between my face and the saw and it loped it right off. Saved my face. The doctor was a true surgeon and very skilled. Was able to sew it back on, and today I regained full functionality of it and feeling grew back. Nice scar on it though. So I can say I've been there but don't envy you right now...
Kinda like after you hit your thumb with a hammer and thinking about not doing it again, but after a while you realize that the only thing that you learned is where the thumb is so you can hit it several times before it heals.
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Old 02-10-2024, 05:07 PM   #8
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Kinda like after you hit your thumb with a hammer and thinking about not doing it again, but after a while you realize that the only thing that you learned is where the thumb is so you can hit it several times before it heals.
Reminds me of the time i sliced off a bit of my right middle finger and popped the nail off at work when I was 18.

A few days after the incident, I had to replace the starter on my '65 Mustang. When it came out of the bell housing i let it drop on my damaged digit.
I yelled many ugly words so loud that my mom came running out of the house....

It seems that a new wound is like a magnet to attract more injury.

Hoping for a painless and speedy recovery for somewhere.
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Old 02-10-2024, 05:42 PM   #9
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Reminds me of the time i sliced off a bit of my right middle finger and popped the nail off at work when I was 18.

A few days after the incident, I had to replace the starter on my '65 Mustang. When it came out of the bell housing i let it drop on my damaged digit.
I yelled many ugly words so loud that my mom came running out of the house....

It seems that a new wound is like a magnet to attract more injury.

Hoping for a painless and speedy recovery for somewhere.
They do say that hope springs eternal.
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Old 02-10-2024, 07:32 PM   #10
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My digit spung eternal
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Old 02-10-2024, 07:43 PM   #11
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My digit spung eternal
How come it's so hard to learn from our own mistakes 😕???
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Old 02-10-2024, 08:17 PM   #12
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yea we should tell all the newbes to invest in ppe and a good first aid kit. i ran out of the hundred 3/4 bandaids and had to resupply
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Old 02-12-2024, 08:18 AM   #13
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Happy healing!
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