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  • Birthday 10/12/1963

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  1. MJS1963

    Well, it's been two full days at work, and I m amazed how fast I fatigue. I'm ok up until about 2 or 3 starting from 7am. My energy seems to drop off rather quickly. Even though my stroke was small with no lasting physical deficits, it seems my body is rather angry with me. I would not have expected the energy loss I am experiencing. I dont suppose the meds I am taking help, but it is rather pronounced. So looks like I will have to come up with some kind of gradual schedule to get to previous stamina.
  2. MJS1963

    Thanks you for your kindness and your encouragements my friends. I have run into the fatigue already, even though I didn't suffer any lasting deficits, that I have found yet. But I have noticed I feel good all day, and then the bottom falls out quickly in the afternoon and I get severe snooze-itis. Luckily, returning will be light duty and my employer is aware that I need to go slowly and build up my stamina.
  3. MJS1963

    Tarina, Thank you for your kind words. I will jump up and down a little extra for you. I cannot help but to think that the Lord had fired a warning shot across my bow to wake me up and has given me an opportunity to change my life for the better. I will put you in my prayers. "Pride goeth before destruction" was my destiny. Mike.
  4. MJS1963

    Hello my new Friends, Well it's official, I can WORK! My employer has opened up their hearts and will allow me to continue to work full time. Not as a driver yet, but doing other things around the shop and business. Make small deliveries in the pickups, office help, do some routing for the other drivers, help in the shop, help with phones, but no filing as my filing system here at home consists of a large pile of papers in no particular order. In a month or two or three, we will look into driving again. They are being cautious, which I can fully understand. I found out that in Wisconsin if you had a CDL before 1996, I do not need a medical card for Intrastate driving. I need one for Interstate driving, but I dont drive between states. Another thing I can get down on my knees and thank God for.
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