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  • Mckinney, TX
  • United States
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Profile Information

Type of Organization
Fire/Rescue Department - Paid
Job Function
Firefighter / Paramedic (or Other ALS)
Years in Fire/EMS:
17 years
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
McKinney Fire Department, McKinney, Texas
Years With Department/Agency
5 Years in January
About Me:
Blah... Blah... Blah, I was going to fill this out like it says but figured that would just start sounding like you're trying to brag. I've been there and done that like just about everybody else here. I'm pretty much just putting my life back together as best I can after having a major motorcycle wreck a little over 6 months ago. Just to sum up... No helmet, (ouch), massive head injury, 4 Basil skull fractures, 5 deep cranial bleeds, I died on the surgery table but surgeon kept working anyway. Survived somehow and was in a coma for the next 2.5 weeks. In hospital about 5 weeks in multiple ICU's. Spent next 4 months in physical therapy and rehab re-learning how to walk with a walker and cane. Kept an eye patch over one eye at a time to deal with double/blurred vision and vertigo. Had a diagnosed moderate short term memory loss but am fighting to overcome that. Am more stubborn, determined and driven now than ever and just won't quit or give up. Just got back on my 24 hour shift with my crew/captain and station. Good to be back home where I belong. Now just having to make myself a better, brand new man.
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Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://myspace.com/coffeemedic , myspace.com/fighter_survivor
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Because I've always loved medicine and helping people and didn't want to feel completely helpless anymore to bad events that happen in this world.

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At 12:01am on December 7, 2008, Firefightin' Momma said…
HEY THERE! Just checkin' in...how about those SOONERS!?!?! LOL! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!
At 7:17am on July 22, 2008, Tina said…
Hi David, Hope your doing well!
At 2:17pm on July 2, 2008, susan said…

4th of July Comments have a great 4th!!!
At 5:14pm on June 2, 2008, Chel said…
Just wanted to say HI...stay safe...sounds like you already have a guardian angel to help you with that...
At 3:24pm on May 13, 2008, Lori Wagner said…
At 4:23pm on May 5, 2008, Heather Kuzma said…
hey hows mit going and hows everything?
At 2:38pm on May 2, 2008, Tina said…
Hi David, good to hear from you, I know it's been awhile. I've been working crazy shifts at work so that's why I haven't been on in awhile. Your looking for some good weather? Well, we've been having beautiful weather here in Florida. If I could I would send some your way, I don't mind sharing :0) How's everything else going for you?
At 3:16pm on April 30, 2008, 99 said…
Hey sweetheart! Great to hear from you and that things are going well.

I live in the twilight zone...but that is a good thing so far...LOL
At 1:45pm on March 22, 2008, Tina said…
At 9:58am on March 20, 2008, Cliff (a.k.a.Chiefiredog) said…
Hello there my Friend..I hope this message finds you and yours doing well. It has been a busy time here with work and family life as well. Summer time here is right around the corner and I am looking forward to doing the things that this time of year here in the south allows...like laying under an air conditioner when it is 108 degrees outside...lol..well other things too. Stay safe and keep in touch...Later!! Cliff (a.k.a. Chiefiredog)

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