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About where I come from

I live in small village called Haanja. It’s center of the parish Haanja. Parish is 170 km². Closest town (~15 km) is Võru (the one I was referring in my story, with 15 000 people). Closest hospital is also there.

Estonia is very small country, located in Eastern Europe, one of three Baltic States (for more information ). We have approximately 1,3 million people overall. Our currency is Euro, we are part of the European Union and NATO. Our most outstanding achievement is invention of Skype (currently owned by Microsoft). In a government level we are known for our e-services. I personally haven’t ever done my taxes on paper. Only in computer and it takes about 2-5 minutes. Paying monthly bills are fairly simple thanks for e-banking. I honestly doesn’t know when was the last time I paid some of my bills by cash or had to go somewhere to pay them on person. You can pay for goods and services with bank card almost everywhere here. Life in general is fairly cheap here and so are salaries ;). And free WiFi. Everywhere you go. No password no nothing, just use. Our national language is Estonian language and most of our country isn’t religious.

We don’t have good climate here. There are four seasons, three of them are bad ski days. One is the ski day. At summer, there is possibility that you are at work on both of those days and miss it completely. Ofcourse I am exaggerating but there is also some thruth in it.

I am 29 years old. I serve in our country defence forces, been there little over 10 years. Have been training conscripts for most of the time.


Every good thing comes to an end - how I found out more about human anatomy

Seventh of september, year 2014, sunday. Last night (saturday) I had been on a party that was called “Sin City” and main performer was London Electricity, it was season opening party. Had really good time, danced all night and arrived home pretty late (about eight o clock), sleeped few good hours and went to football practice.

I injured myself during football practice. I have played years for my own amusement and so there was quite good sunday afternoon and I went to parctice (I usually go 2-3 times a week), we have been playing for about 30 minutes or so and me and my teammate had progressed towards enemy goal. I was moving backwards, back towards enemy goal and mate passed me ball. So I started to move towards ball (this time onwards) and felt massive pain in my left ankle. Ofcourse I was on my knees and screamed like a little girl (I am male and 29 years old) looked quickly behind me and no-one was directly behind, closest guy was about 1,5m far. I didn’t have a clue what the hell was going on. Mates helped me off the field and  after i sprayed my leg with cold spray and it didn’t have effect I limped to my car and drove to nearest hospital. My car has manual gearbox, 3 pedals and had one good leg. That was my first challenge.

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