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Discussion: 1st nosebleed?

in: Danny Riley; Danny Riley > 2022-11-27

Nov 29, 2022 8:32 AM # 
Lucky you...

I've had several, with one approaching legendary status (just ask AJ)
Nov 29, 2022 10:50 PM # 
Congratulations, may it be the first of many!
Nov 29, 2022 11:04 PM # 
I'm totally here for all the nosebleed stories. Let's hear 'em.
Nov 30, 2022 12:36 AM # 
Danny Riley:
I was shopping for my roommates since I’m the only one without Covid and I took my roommate's car because I was shopping for three guys. After checking out I dropped off my cart and carried all the pretty heavy bags at once.

Halfway down the stairs I noticed my nose was pretty runny, no big deal I'll wipe it with a tissue when I get down the steps. When I drop the groceries I realize it's like faucet levels of bleeding, thankfully I just purchased a bag of paper towels, but the damage was already done to the groceries.

So I stood at the entrance to the supermarket for a minute or two trying to figure out what to do, covered in blood. I eventually asked a couple to watch my bags as I get the car, driving with one hand, very careful not to get blood in my roommate's car. The entire sidewalk was covered in blood by the time I got the groceries in the car, thankfully none got in the car even during the whole drive back.
Nov 30, 2022 7:54 AM # 
Stairs at grocery store??
That part made me think you were back at your place.

Wow, hope your first = your worst...

Scene: 2014 US Classic Champs, Round Mountain, CO.

I had forgotten my compass, and was pretty pathetic at using the sun, so I got lost. I went up on a small, wooded hill to try to relocate, and the red gusher started. So I sat down against a tree hoping it would just stop. It did, but not until getting blood all over my O-suit and map (case).

AJ (about age 13 at the time) saw me, came over, and asked if I needed help. I asked him to show me where we were; he did, and I got up and walked straight to the finish.

At the finish, when I was asked for my map, I said "I don't think you're going to want it". When he saw it, he agreed.
Nov 30, 2022 2:37 PM # 
Max is prone to nosebleeds and has had dozens over the years. Luckily none have been as epic as either of these stories.
Nov 30, 2022 2:59 PM # 
I am in the same boat as Max. Lots and lots of nosebleeds, but no dramatic stories.
One of my favorite memories though was getting one in a class, telling the teacher that I was absolutely fine to just sit in class, but her forcing me to go to the nurse. Got down the long hallway (the nurse was in the elementary school not the middle) and the nurse asked if I got them a lot. Told her yes and she said ok, gave me a couple more tissues, and sent me right back to class...
Dec 1, 2022 12:12 AM # 
A blood nose in school is your brain's way of telling you you're not going to learn any more that day so you may as well go home.
Dec 1, 2022 5:20 AM # 
I have come to the conclusion that I'm prone to nosebleeds in dry climates. (I had one in California, but it was limited to my hotel room)
Dec 1, 2022 4:16 PM # 
I remember that. Was a bit scary, good course though.
Dec 1, 2022 5:02 PM # 
I used to get horrible and frequent nosebleeds every summer in Spain. Usually pinching my nose for 10 minutes or so does the trick.
Dec 2, 2022 5:20 AM # 
(I had one in California, but it was limited to my hotel room)

I remember that. Was a bit scary, good course though.

Indoor O?

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