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From a choice of Carry to a Need to carry and what I will learn as I go through

Discussion in 'Self Defense and Handgun Carry' started by steelfingers, Feb 16, 2019.

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  1. TerryMiller

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    Glad to hear you are still working on kicking life's tail end. I suspect that given time, you will be back up to snuff and being yourself. Prayers are continuing.
     
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    Hoping the best for you @steelfingers. Way to hang in there and tough it out.
     
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    It'll take time, but you'll be back. Just stay pissed about it, but not too pissed. You know what I mean.
     
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    Thanks Terry. 7 setbacks but today got a push. Breaking even is not bad in my books. Went to DR. appointment and x-ray showed no leaking even though the area where the lung was removed has not filled more. I'll take it.
    Thanks again Terry. You're a good man and whatever you need you got.
     
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    I need nothing more than you getting better and better.
     
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    As I mentioned earlier, I had an even Steven on my Dr. report today. Best news I've had since November. Didn't even attempt to open carry at the Hospital. Not sure the policies and didn't ask. I need these people and don't want to screw with their lives.
    However, we did stop at a shell station (p), Loves and had wife stopped to eat at Braums with no problem. Uncomfortable as hell when your jeans are falling off of you. I look pathetic. Skin just hanging off the bone.
     
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    As I remember, you didn't have a lot of excess skin anyway. Glad your getting out and on the mend. Good news today. I'll bet your more optimistic now.
     
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    Whaa hell son, go fer inches if'n yer that desperate. 36,000 inches! WOW!
     
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    Walmart generally is an open carry friendly place--except for some of the customers. I was showing a customer a shotgun a few weeks ago when I noticed a guy give us the stink-eye. I chuckled to myself when he turned so I could see his back and I spotted the manbun on the back of his head. It got me to wondering--is the manbun actually a cushion for when the wearer gets knocked flat on his ass?

    Anyway, I'll be following this thread as I'll have my own challenges with carrying, though nowhere near as great as yours. Thank you for sharing your journey, steelfingers. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
     
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    You're a curmudgeon, steelfingers, like I am at times. Wear the badge proudly.
     
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