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Discussion: sometimes life just ain't fair

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May 7, 2013
Big Mike
63 posts
sometimes life just ain't fair
I spend 30 yrs of my life in the US Army chasing bad guys in some of the worse conditions and contaminated countries in the world. I think I can now retire and come home, play some ball, meet some new people not wearing OD Green and just enjoy life. Well things aren't happening that way.
Played ball in an absolute windy dust bowl this past weekend. felt good starting out...then the lungs starting burning. This doesn't look good. Came home, rested and thought I could play hard today. Got through 1 game pretty much til the last inning...started again...dang it...went to the Dr. only have 40% use of lungs right now...have to take a month off from playing...breathing exercises and some kind of treatment that I can't spell. THIS SUCKS!
I have a tourney in Medford in 2 weeks, told the Dr. you have 2 weeks to make me better because I'm playing no matter what. He said he understood, just to take it easy and have fun....take it easy?...I don't know how to take it easy playing the game I love. But I guess he understands...he is setting it up so I can get my treatments in Medford....woohoo!
May 7, 2013
Bubble Gum
65 posts
Maybe you should just be thankful that you are home and able to play. I know of many that are not so lucky!
May 7, 2013
Big Mike
63 posts
BG I am so thankful....I give glory to God everyday for letting me see my family and friends
May 7, 2013
swing for the fences
Men's 50
1006 posts
Good luck Big Mike... I hope it's 100 percent reversible... Thanks for your Service to our Country!
May 8, 2013
SALSAKID49
Men's 55
118 posts
Big Mike... thank you for your loyal service and to other here who have served... Hang in there.. do what your Dr. tells you what's best.. one thing for sure.. softball will be there, when you get back to it.... Life, family, health and happiness comes 1st..
SR. Softball is not going to go away..:)

Sincerely,
Jose
US NAVY GMG1
1976-1980,1983-1989
May 9, 2013
22doug
2 posts
doug n dons from michigan thanks you for your service and sends our best for a speedy get back on the field
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