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Jun 14, 2016 5:58 PM

I have mild mcs and I don't want to quit living out of fear so I have a question which will probably make everyone think I'm stupid but here goes.
Volbeat (hard rock band) is coming to town at the end of August and I want to go. I know that even though it's supposed to be no smoking people will still be smoking and it'll be more than cigarettes. I know that people get 'dressed up' for events in the hopes of getting laid and there will be a lot of perfume and cologne.
But I've heard they put on a wicked live show and really want to see them and if it's even half as good as I've heard it'll be a good concert to end my concert going days on. I'm 29 and love music so this makes me sad but such is life.
I'm looking for any tips and tricks to get me through the night without getting really sick. I have an i can breathe mask but i am worried about security not letting me in if im wearing it or getting hauled out if i put it on later.
Any advice would be helpful, besides telling me not to go.

Jun 14, 2016 6:41 PM

People that have suppressed immune systems and transplant patients wear masks everywhere all the time. I cannot imagine it being a problem. Call the venue location and ask if they have any policy for this. With everything you have been dealing with I hope you can go and rock out! You deserve a real break for a few enjoyable hours. I am a live music junkie!

Jun 14, 2016 11:04 PM

Tickets purchased, leave from work requested, PPE ordered, venue emailed.
Now I have a month and a half to worry about absolutely anything that can go wrong.
Maybe I should have waited to buy tickets.

Jun 14, 2016 11:04 PM

Be positive and cut loose!

Jun 15, 2016 12:32 PM

Think positive Gotobef... Nothing is going to go wrong. Go enjoy yourself! Just show the mask as you go in and let them know of your chemical sensitivities. I was about halfway through my anatomy & physiology when I spent a week in the hospital from my first asthma attack (status asthmaticus). When I returned to campus for classes I had paper masks to wear, due to the chemical smells, like formaldehyde. I took one out and put it on and the professor and classmates busted out laughing. My daughter's has helped me draw animal noses and mouths on different masks; a drooling dog, a cat, a pig, a frog, and a monkey. They absolutely didn't have a problem with me wearing my masks! 😉

Jun 15, 2016 12:44 PM

Gotobef, don't let your mind wander to what can go wrong, think about what a great time you are going to have. You have no way of predicting the future and can only control what's happening right now. I'm glad you've got your tickets and all of your ducks in a row. You're gonna have a rockin good time!! Enjoy. 💕😎👌🏻😊

Jun 15, 2016 3:45 PM

Gotobef , Alwayz is right go and enjoy yourself because you can't predict tomorrow, we can't even predict what the next hour holds so just live for the moment that your in and enjoy it! Much love to you and no worries we are all here for you! Now you go and go have a rocking good time!😉

Jun 16, 2016 7:12 PM

Apparently I'm nuts because I just bought tickets to see Halestorm in October as well. That one is at the Symphony hall though so it should be better than the arena. Less people anyways

Jun 17, 2016 7:30 AM

Enjoy!!!! I am so happy you are going. Awesome... I'll be sending you positive energy and lots of {{{Hugs}}} to help you feel good and have a great time!!💕🙏🏻🌻😊

Jun 17, 2016 5:57 PM

Be sure to tell us what a fabulous time you had 👍

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