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Old 03-04-2019, 08:15 AM   #1
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We seem to have an abundance of cold and/or flu going on lately. Low grade misery.

How's it in your neck of the woods?

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Old 03-04-2019, 08:52 AM   #2
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Seems to be plenty if low and high grade misery. Plenty if prople are getting knocked on their butt for a week or more.

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That wave passed through here 6-7 weeks ago. Now we just have regular cabin fever.
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I thought I got over it...a cold plus bronchitis. My sister came down from Massachusetts, brought it with her and it hit me with a vengeance. I haven't done much in 10 days.
Let's add insult to injury and throw conjunctivitis on top of all that...I'm doing great.
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I thought I got over it...a cold plus bronchitis. My sister came down from Massachusetts, brought it with her and it hit me with a vengeance. I haven't done much in 10 days.
Let's add insult to injury and throw conjunctivitis on top of all that...I'm doing great.
I had something like that first of Feb.
Started with my ear crackling, then ear ache, then sinus/phlegm, then really bad conjunctivitis.
The worst took about 7-10 days but still lingers even a little still.
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Just headaches here and there but also bouts of fatigue. No matter how much rest I get.
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Six days until the cure. Next sunday. Reset your clocks.
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Not sick once, in fact I don't remember the last time I had a cold or flu or anything like that.

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Same here. I think I can feel myself getting sick once in while but never seem to.
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I didn't used to get sick, but first I picked up allergies. I don't count that as sick. Then I started getting 4-5 hours sleep and every few years I come down with something.
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I thought I got over it...a cold plus bronchitis. My sister came down from Massachusetts, brought it with her and it hit me with a vengeance. I haven't done much in 10 days.
Let's add insult to injury and throw conjunctivitis on top of all that...I'm doing great.
some friends w/snot nosed kids visited.

about 10 days of misery here....

juice from a fresh lemon, good honey, a little water & a whole bunch of bourbon heated up does wonders....
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Yeah it's running the gamut here. I've been down with it for a week, too much going on to just lay in bed and rest as much as I would like to.
The poor wife is getting it and she never gets sick! I feel bad for her.
Thankfully no fever this time around, just cough, sinus headaches and over all achy feeling.
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i got real sick in the end of january.
i felt it coming in my lower chest ( i`m an ex-everyday-pot smoker . well into my 20s , i`m 60 now)
i went right to a pharmacist we know , and she gave me antibiotics .
didn`t help
ended up at the E.R. on fluids . that never happened to me before . they said i had the flu , bronchitis and bad ear ache.
the stuff the gave me knocked it out , but wife got it , and was sick the next full month.
can`t tell you if this was a real bad flu or a basic one . but it sucked. still playing catch-up from losing about 2 weeks of time on and off throughout the month.

really didn't hear about anyone else getting it in town.
in miami . we don't go through drastic weather changes like you guys up north.

probably your parents gave it to me when they came down on vacation !!
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Don’t think I’ve ever had conjunctiwhatever. Now that I said that I’ll probably get it.
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Did any of you guys who got sick this year get a flu shot? Not an "I told you so" thing, just wondering if it helped or not. I got the shot this year (pretty much at gunpoint) and haven't been sick at all.
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Did any of you guys who got sick this year get a flu shot? Not an "I told you so" thing, just wondering if it helped or not. I got the shot this year (pretty much at gunpoint) and haven't been sick at all.

I got the flu shot, and no flu for me. Cold, yes. Winter blues, yes. (SAM-e works for me on that one)
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some friends w/snot nosed kids visited.

about 10 days of misery here....

juice from a fresh lemon, good honey, a little water & a whole bunch of bourbon heated up does wonders....
That goes without saying....
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Did any of you guys who got sick this year get a flu shot? Not an "I told you so" thing, just wondering if it helped or not. I got the shot this year (pretty much at gunpoint) and haven't been sick at all.
I think it's been 20-30 years since I had a flu shot. With that said, I don't think what I've got is the flu.
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Donít think Iíve ever had conjunctiwhatever. Now that I said that Iíll probably get it.
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Pink eye is from farts getting in your eye right?

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