Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 3 123>
Topic Options
#466992 - 10/25/07 05:35 PM No More Shooting for Now!
Whelen Man
TnDeer Old Timer
8 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 2327
Loc: Athens, TN, USA

Offline
I just got a call from my doctor with news I didn't want to hear. I'm glad to find out why I've been having bad headaches for the past couple of months but it means no shooting for now. I had an MRI done today at my own request and found out that I have a chronic subdural hematoma which is an accumulation of blood around the outside of the brain caused by leakage in a blood vessel. I've been on Coumadin for years and this time it's slowed me down. I don't wind up going into the hospital today as long as my symptoms don't get worse for now. I knew when I got a call from the M.D. only an hour or two after the MRI that something was up. Common sense tells me not to let loose a few 35 Whelens or 300 RUMs until I get permission. I hope this isn't long term. Maybe I can hunt from the ground with a crossbow? Next week will find out more. Your thoughts and prayers would be appreciated. This may not belong in the shooting forum but I post here more than anywhere else and know more of the regulars here. Thanks for listening to my "Whining".
_________________________
Recipient of the Coveted Senior Discount!

Top
#467019 - 10/25/07 05:55 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: Whelen Man]
TiminTN
12 Point


Registered: 06/18/00
Posts: 6341
Loc: Memphis,Tennessee U.S.A.

Offline
Man, prayers sent. Sure sorry to hear that.
_________________________
You cannot argue with STUPID

Top
#467155 - 10/25/07 06:54 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: TiminTN]
RUGER Administrator
Bambi Killa
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/19/99
Posts: 4106599
Loc: TN

Offline
Sure hope you get better soon man.
_________________________
Youth is wasted on the young.

Top
#467207 - 10/25/07 07:14 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: RUGER]
encore06
16 Point


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 10723
Loc: Harrogate, TN

Offline
prayers sent. hope you can find a way to get out in the woods.
_________________________
God Bless, Carl

Jer 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Top
#467245 - 10/25/07 07:31 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: encore06]
mike243
16 Point


Registered: 09/06/06
Posts: 12256
Loc: east tn

Offline
no whining to it,plain facts \:\( prayers sent for a quick recovery,mike243
_________________________
prayers sent for our friends in need every day

Top
#467572 - 10/25/07 09:03 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: mike243]
vonb
6 Point


Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 816
Loc: TN

Offline
Get better soon!
Top
#467643 - 10/25/07 09:26 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: Whelen Man]
Plateau Hunter
8 Point


Registered: 05/19/00
Posts: 1962
Loc: Cannon County, TN

Offline
Sorry to hear about that Whelen Man. I would certainly keep shooting if you are able at all. I would go after squirrels with a .22 and get a good .223 with a premium bullet for deer-it will work.

Good luck and God Speed. Plateau Hunter
_________________________
We were soldiers once, and young.

Top
#467655 - 10/25/07 09:30 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: Plateau Hunter]
megalomaniac
12 Point


Registered: 10/28/05
Posts: 5235
Loc: Mississippi

Offline
Sorry about that... now just install brakes on everything and you're good to go \:\)
Top
#467742 - 10/25/07 10:17 PM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: megalomaniac]
redneckprofessor
8 Point


Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 1939
Loc: Chattanooga

Offline
Have to say, sounds like you're lucky that it was caught! Damage to the blood vessels around the brain is nothing to take lightly. Hope you pull through okay.
Top
#467850 - 10/26/07 06:18 AM Re: No More Shooting for Now! [Re: redneckprofessor]
Whelen Man
TnDeer Old Timer
8 Point


Registered: 03/12/99
Posts: 2327
Loc: Athens, TN, USA

Offline
I think this may be a good excuse to hunt for a nice 243 for hunting. Most everything I've got is big boomers. I've got a 22-250 and a 223 but I don't think I want to try a 22 caliber for deer. Maybe a heavy or braked 7/08 might fill the ticket. I may need to do some trading if the wife will let me go. I can just see me in one of the club's two man stands with her sitting there fidgiting beside me. Like that'd work. I'll ask a lot more questions of the doc in the coming week about when and what I'll be allowed to do and what I can sneak and do. Thanks for everyone's help.
_________________________
Recipient of the Coveted Senior Discount!

Top
Page 1 of 3 123>


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, gtk 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
0 registered and 51 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180122 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.011 seconds in which 0.004 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.