the 100% directionless thread

VentMonkey

Family Guy
5,137
4,282
113
I'd rather be flying, atleast I'll have it done before the warm weather.
I totally get it. I’m just sayin’, some of us are at programs tied to ground services that are subject to both ground transfers, and keeping up with EOA number crunching and percentages, particularly during the winter months, or long blocks of maintenance.

By no means am I complaining. I still get ample downtime for LINK training and the like. Not to mention our “mandatory safety naps”.

Doing ground legs in general is oftentimes enough to remind me how much harder my ground peers have it.
 

RocketMedic

Californian, Lost in Texas
4,723
1,336
113
I’d like to report several things. The XFL debut in Dallas was perfectly in tune with Dallas football (disappointing mediocrity), the stadium concessions SUCKED (ran out of everything) and I’m less psyched than I was that my favorite alternative league has returned. DC Defenders look interesting though.

Also i am reporting a Bristol3. I am proud.
 

GMCmedic

Forum Deputy Chief
1,177
634
113
I totally get it. I’m just sayin’, some of us are at programs tied to ground services that are subject to both ground transfers, and keeping up with EOA number crunching and percentages, particularly during the winter months, or long blocks of maintenance.

By no means am I complaining. I still get ample downtime for LINK training and the like. Not to mention our “mandatory safety naps”.

Doing ground legs in general is oftentimes enough to remind me how much harder my ground peers have it.
Im thankful I am not. We used to do ECMO ground transports out of the level 2 were stationed at, to the big hospital 3.5 hours away. We did them as a courtesy, fortunately the system now has an adult CCT ground team, ECMO is becoming more common there.
 

VentMonkey

Family Guy
5,137
4,282
113
The XFL debut in Dallas was perfectly in tune with Dallas football (disappointing mediocrity), the stadium concessions SUCKED (ran out of everything) and I’m less psyched than I was that my favorite alternative league has returned.
From what I caught on TV it looked like they’d moved away from the WWE influence they tried from their original run. But, like the AFL, I just can’t see anything replacing the NFL during the off-season.

Anyone remember the European NFL?

I am ready for baseball season to start. Betts and Price to LA. I’m hopeful the trade will pay off.
 

CALEMT

The Other Guy/ Paramaybe?
4,067
2,888
113
Went to bed and it was raining. Woke up to about 5 inches of snow on the ground.
 

GMCmedic

Forum Deputy Chief
1,177
634
113
I can get behind this. Would like to catch a Cardinals game this year, haven't been since I lived in the STL area.
I despise the cardinals (probably cause everyone in Indiana is a Cards or Cubs fan), but the Braves play a 4 game series in St Louis so ill likely go for once of those games.
 

CALEMT

The Other Guy/ Paramaybe?
4,067
2,888
113
I am ready for baseball season to start. Betts and Price to LA. I’m hopeful the trade will pay off.
I got excited when I got the ESPN notification on my phone that the Angles were going to get Joc Peterson... then a day later that excitement was crushed.
 

PotatoMedic

Has no idea what I'm doing.
2,333
1,151
113
Is it bad that I'm hoping COVID-19 will help accelerate my DMAT application processing 😅
 

VentMonkey

Family Guy
5,137
4,282
113
I got excited when I got the ESPN notification on my phone that the Angles were going to get Joc Peterson... then a day later that excitement was crushed.
He’d been a good compliment to their lineup. Didn’t realize you all have Maddon as your manager now too.
 

Jon

Administrator
Community Leader
7,996
53
48
Is it bad that I'm hoping COVID-19 will help accelerate my DMAT application processing
Dude. Nothing accelerates DMAT applications. I FINALLY got sworn in last month. I applied in mid 2018.
 

PotatoMedic

Has no idea what I'm doing.
2,333
1,151
113
Yeah I'm in the background portion. So who knows how long that will take. Could be one month... Could be one year.
 

StCEMT

Forum Deputy Chief
2,737
1,486
113
First ROSC I've had in a long time. Know ROSC is a lot of mental masturbation for agencies to bolster statistics, but feels good when it goes so smoothly in such tight quarters. Definitely the worst environment in terms of space and extrication I've had in quite some time.

Side note. A McGrath with an X3 blade and a bougie has become a fast favorite of mine.
 

Carlos Danger

Forum Deputy Chief
Premium Member
4,110
2,811
113
First ROSC I've had in a long time. Know ROSC is a lot of mental masturbation for agencies to bolster statistics, but feels good when it goes so smoothly in such tight quarters. Definitely the worst environment in terms of space and extrication I've had in quite some time.

Side note. A McGrath with an X3 blade and a bougie has become a fast favorite of mine.
One of my first cardiac arrests as a cleared paramedic was a generously-sized (but not huge) older woman who had collapsed while on the toilet and become tightly wedged between the toilet and door of the small bathroom she was in. It was one of those old, Victorian-Style houses where the bathrooms are tiny and the toilet and sink and door are all really close together. Fire beat us to the scene by a good bit and had already had a guy climb in through the window because there was no way to open the bathroom door. He barely fit in the bathroom himself and he had a HELL of a time positioning her in such a way to open the door so we could drag her out. He was actually pretty shook up. Obviously no intervention took place for quite some time but we worked her for a few minutes and then called it. One of the more memorable calls in my career.
 

RocketMedic

Californian, Lost in Texas
4,723
1,336
113
Gotta remember the squirrel blood too.
 

Top