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Old 08-22-2012, 11:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Oh The Irony


my truck got hit by a drunk driver today. It was very weird to be the victim. I didn't know how to feel. It was partly relief, I was on the other side, it was partly just sadness at the insanity of it all. It was partly guilt because at a time it could have been me. It got me thinking about amends and forgiveness and responsibilty. I just wanted everything to be ok but it wasn't. I highly reccomend a Toyota Tacoma in a crash and being sober in the process.
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Oh the funny thing, the trooper asked if I'd been drinking. I said no sir, I'm an alcoholic.
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Fitz...I'm grateful you're okay!




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Old 08-22-2012, 12:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I am so happy you are okay! What a scare. A SOBERING reminder, is it not?
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So the cops came by this evening for a statement and stuff, I quess the guy had priors. I didn't know what to say or how to respond. He can't be on the streets but there is still a deep sadness in me. And an anger, not so much at him as the damage drink does. I braced up my bumper so it wasn't rubbing the front tire but how do I brace up myself. I had a DUI, should have had many. Who could I have harmed? I'm doing amends but how do I do it for myself? The days i'd wake in a panic to see if my car was like parked and had I done something to someone or something? It seems stupid but the guilt and shame is just there. Sorry.
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:45 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That's so funny. "No officer because I'm an alcoholic."
Glad your ok. Never had a DUI but I've def driven home after drinking too much.
Thanks for sharing.
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Oh the funny thing, the trooper asked if I'd been drinking. I said no sir, I'm an alcoholic.

So, what was the trooper's response to that?
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Learn from this, Fitz!

Glad you are okay

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Fitz, glad you are okay!!! That must have been scary and surreal. Good response to the cop...
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Old 08-22-2012, 10:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Fitz,
Glad about you, sorry about your truck!
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