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Old 01-09-2022, 10:53 AM   #1
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My experience this past week.

Spent the past 5 days laying in bed, in and out of it after a family vacation. Started feeling crappy Sunday. Quick test Monday negative. PCR test Tuesday results came Friday - positive.

Was actually relieved it was Covid as if not there was something really wrong with me.

Today is the first day I actually feel almost normal again so about a week start to finish - must be omicron.

Three Pfizer jabs for this smoker. I assume it helped forestall worse symptoms but who knows. There were a couple nights where the congestion led to concerns about breathing but it was nasal/head vs lung issues and decongestants/sprays and lots of tissue did the trick.

We live in strange times where after a couple years of disruption and "flattening the curve" activities a serious spike in infections of a mutated, vaccine resistant, more contagious but tamer (head cold vs lung infection) version of the virus may finally be the ticket to get us out of all this.

Just didn't feel like it at the time.
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Old 01-09-2022, 10:56 AM   #2
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Sorry to hear of your illness, but glad it was not worse and that you are feeling better.

And yeah, this virus sucks, big time.
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Old 01-09-2022, 11:01 AM   #3
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Dave i'm glad you're okay! It's been a minute since we've talked as well. I got covid back in 20' with the wild variant and that sucker hurt. we lived but it took us down hard. even after getting covid i still got the vaccines and a booster just to be safe because this virus sucks! So, far so good for us though and after living in south Fl i'm done with masks and everything unless i HAVE to. I'm just grateful to be alive today after all i've been though. How's your family now? did you lose your sense of taste and smell? thankfully that part didn't effect me. Missed ya brother! God bless you!
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Old 01-09-2022, 11:08 AM   #4
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Glad you are on the mend, Dave.
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Old 01-09-2022, 11:52 AM   #5
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My wife and I had it back in August of 2020. We both got the vaccine, but not the booster. And now, we both have it again. It is not bad, but it is a pain in the neck.

Praying for you for speedy healing and recovery.
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Old 01-09-2022, 11:52 AM   #6
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Glad you back to the land of the living
Time for a Really nice cigar if you can find one
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Old 01-09-2022, 12:26 PM   #7
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Glad to hear things are good. You lose your sense of taste at all?

Count down to your recovery cigar.
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Old 01-09-2022, 12:35 PM   #8
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Dave that sucks but glad your getting better

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Old 01-09-2022, 01:03 PM   #9
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Glad You're Better, Dave!. From What I Understand The Symptoms Aren't As Bad If You've Had The Vaccines/ Booster, But You Can Still Get This BadBoy COVID.
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Old 01-09-2022, 03:02 PM   #10
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Good to hear that you are feeling better, Dave!
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Old 01-09-2022, 04:27 PM   #11
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Thanks for the well wishes.

Up and about today. Drove to the shack with Jane and Daisy. Didn't lose my sense of taste. Apparently my sense of smell did suffer. After not showering for a few days Jane started to comment about my bouquet.
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Old 01-09-2022, 04:41 PM   #12
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Oh, that "bouquet".

I'm hoping that between vaccines and boosters, and mutations which may be more contagious but have less serious effects, that Covid may become just like the flu. Different strains of varying intensities, but only very dangerous for those with other maladies or compromised immune systems. You know, those who can die from the flu. That's my hope, because the masks and all the restrictions are getting really, really old.

I hope none of this offends any Inmate, as I truly wish the best health possible for every one of you.
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Long as I have my hog Wormer I am good. Been taking it for about 8 months and I am out and about regularly and haven't caught it yet, thank the Lord.
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Long as I have my hog Wormer I am good. Been taking it for about 8 months and I am out and about regularly and haven't caught it yet, thank the Lord.
Hmmm, I wonder if I have this naturally....
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Old 01-09-2022, 05:17 PM   #15
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Glad you are on the mend! My wife who has worked on the Covid floor of our hospital shares the same hope of the decreasing danger of Covid. This “head cold” variant (omnicron) is preferable to delta.

Again, glad you are feeling better.
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Old 01-09-2022, 05:27 PM   #16
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Omicron, while milder, is making its run around here. Something mysterious is going on with it too. According to our local hospital, it seems to be binding with the flu virus and then infecting people simultaneously with the flu. This odd combination, flurona, got my coworkers wife. And some weird symptoms to go with it. She awoke Friday looking pale, almost gray. He took her temperature and it was 93. He took her to er and told them her temp was 93. Nurse said that if that was the case, shed be in a coma. They took her temp and he heard the nurse yell OMG! And they wheeled her in. It seems these viruses triggered the body into thinking she was going into hypothermia so the blood vessels to her extremeties were constricted causing blood flow to only go to torso area. They gave her an iv with valium and within minutes, she was back to normal. No matter what is said about this covid ****, it isnt natural for a virus to behave this way. Just a theory for now but those xtra protein spikes omicron has? It helps it to bind with other viruses. Some scary stuff were dealing with here.
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Glad you're feeling better Dave. I just got through my second case of 'rona a week ago and man was it awful. When I had it last year, it was nothing...just some aches and fatigue. This time around it hit me like a truck. Besides the time I almost died from West Nile, this was the sickest I've ever been. Nasty stuff.
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Old 01-09-2022, 06:01 PM   #18
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Interesting. Not sure if its similar but my reaction to the mRNA booster gave me the chills for two days. I swear it effected my circulatory system in some weird way. My temperature was normal, did the iWatch ECG and normal, but shakes and chills galore.

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Omicron, while milder, is making its run around here. Something mysterious is going on with it too. According to our local hospital, it seems to be binding with the flu virus and then infecting people simultaneously with the flu. This odd combination, flurona, got my coworkers wife. And some weird symptoms to go with it. She awoke Friday looking pale, almost gray. He took her temperature and it was 93. He took her to er and told them her temp was 93. Nurse said that if that was the case, shed be in a coma. They took her temp and he heard the nurse yell OMG! And they wheeled her in. It seems these viruses triggered the body into thinking she was going into hypothermia so the blood vessels to her extremeties were constricted causing blood flow to only go to torso area. They gave her an iv with valium and within minutes, she was back to normal. No matter what is said about this covid ****, it isnt natural for a virus to behave this way. Just a theory for now but those xtra protein spikes omicron has? It helps it to bind with other viruses. Some scary stuff were dealing with here.
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Old 01-09-2022, 08:11 PM   #19
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Glad youre feeling better, my wife, our 3 small children and I all got it in March last year, my wife had a headache for a day the rest of us were asymptomatic. The wife and I refuse the jab, luckily as does 90%+ of my company so our boss will be forced to test us weekly come February (industrial electrical contractors and we have to obey new OSHA cr*p). Probably got it again Christmas as both my parents and brother all tested positive and I refuse to wear a mask, but I wasnt about to wait in line for up to 3 hours over the holiday and pay money to get a nose swab to tell me if Im sick when I feel fine. Take it or leave it thats my sentiment to this cr*p, I feel like this whole mess has become too politi Im gonna stop there. Everyone take youre vitamins, hit the gym, follow a healthy diet and say your prayers.
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Hope you fully recover. Smoking a 2008 Cohiba Siglo III in your honor.
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