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DCS- It does happen

Discussion in 'Ask Dr. Decompression' started by Vettster, May 6, 2001.

  1. Dr Deco

    Dr Deco Medical Moderator Staff Member

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Issaquah [20 miles east of Seattle], Washington.
    Dear Devjr:

    Whoops! I guess I was referring to the diver described by Vettster. I mixed up the stories. Nonetheless, you did have quite a trip!

    Dr Deco
  2. devjr

    devjr Manta Ray

    Given the first half of the day when I was freediving, the trip was shaping up great. Among other things, I speared what I believe is a world record Cero Mackeral. I didn't weigh it but it was 3 feet long, fork measurement. I have pictures.

    Some day when I'm motivated, I'll give you a blow by blow description of the pain, numbness, paralysis, sweats, chills, chamber treatments, learning to ignore docs who said I could be paralyzed for life, and the aftermath. Might scare somebody safe. Oh, I forgot, that's only weenie diving.

    Gotta go, joggin' now; oh yeah, "Da Benz"? That was the name of a boat parked at Cat Cay. Turns out it belonged to one of the chamber attendants. A 40 footer, business must be good.


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