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Author Topic: wind....  (Read 558 times)

Offline growalot

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wind....
« on: May 04, 2014, 01:23:40 PM »
Woke up it was in mid 30's with the wind howling...went back to sleep..just too dangerous especially in the dark...
So at noon I decide to move a cam..still windy ..but I can see and hear while looking skyward. Dumb ,dumb,dumb...no sound and not from above...sorta...3-4 in. diameter tree smacked me right in the face as it fell over. No sound and I never saw it coming...Dang my whole face hurts now! bright lights exploded behind my eyes and I instantly got queasy. Got back home eyes watering like mad...Mr. B said Aught Ohhh.you don't look good...I said I think I have a concussion...told him what happened ....he said Oh ya...... I can see where it hit you and your bleeding...left a 1 in. cut and scratches.....hey I lucked out...did'nt knock me out..and didn't brake my nose!.....always a good side Lol
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Re: wind....
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 02:49:05 PM »
that's a big ouch. glad you are ok. take it easy for a couple days
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Offline buckone1

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Re: wind....
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2014, 02:58:24 PM »
Sorry about your accident Grow!!!
The woods just aren't safe in high winds.
Hope you are feeling better!! ##$%#1118
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Re: wind....
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2014, 03:47:41 PM »
yep, woods and high winds are a bad combination. glad you not hurt seriously
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Offline gander

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Re: wind....
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2014, 04:00:50 PM »
take care of yourself...concussions aren,t something to take lightly

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Re: wind....
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2014, 07:18:09 AM »
I was told by a doctor once that the queasy feeling and all the stars you see are part of the blunt trauma you experienced. Be careful out there! That happened when I was flyfishing once. Fell down so hard on a rock that I thought I was going to heave and the body felt warm and funny, but not in a funny way, just kind of different. Had to sit for awhile and drink some water from my water bottle. Finally started to feel better for for a little bit if someone would have come by and asked if was OK I would have said no, I need to get to the ER. Turns out I didn't but at the time I felt that way.
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Offline Snortweeze

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Re: wind....
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2014, 08:08:01 AM »
Yep safety 1st any time you are in the woods.
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Offline growalot

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Re: wind....
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2014, 09:55:34 AM »
Thanks.  yes safety first and I KNOW BETTER!...rested with whopper head ache the rest of the day...all I could think was...If that little tree hurt that bad and managed to break skin ..what if it was 6in. in diameter?  ##$%#12

ALL because I want to locate those stupid Tom's...went out this a.m. in . winter gear it was so cold...should be hunting deer holy cow they are every where...not a single peep from Tom's or hens..no sign of either...Will try camp Friday when I go get my glasses.

P.S.....No decoys this time
« Last Edit: May 05, 2014, 10:37:32 AM by growalot »

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Re: wind....
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2014, 02:42:04 PM »
Keep at it! Good luck!
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