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Holiday sharing & the Flu


By too-many-pins

2 years ago



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    #1 2 years ago

    Anyone else down sick with the flu after enjoying some quality time with family & friends over the Holidays?

    With all the alcohol consumed I find it hard to believe germs survived but I am down for the count today. Just wondering if I am alone or if others have also had someone they love share the flu with their family.

    This really sucks! But we did have a great time over the weekend so I guess in the end it is worth it!

    #5 2 years ago
    Quoted from shovelhed:

    Sick as a dog, and all i can think of is my taf restore. Just have no energy.

    Exactly the way I have been feeling for past day and a half. I love to eat and all day yesterday I had one slice of toast and didn't think that was staying down. Today is a little better but this is not the way I had intended to spend this week!

    To anyone who has gotten sick after a Holiday visit all I can say is the memories will likely last longer than the sickness. So once we are feeling better at least we will be able to enjoy the memories!

    #12 2 years ago
    Quoted from sevenrites:

    Good to go here, but I keep plenty of hand sanitizer nearby, and continually keep my flipper buttons & game exterior as clean as the play fields. I also drink tons of vitamin C every day via Orange Juice and Apple Cider, haven't had a flu shot, refuse to get them, and haven't had the flu or gotten sick from anything other than food poisoning in 10+ years or more.

    Typically I am the same way. This year was my first ever flu shot and as luck would have it also my first time getting the flu in about 20 years. I am trying to drink plenty and get some sleep but this really kind of sucks! I think the issue at our place was lots of great food & dips so it is fairly easy to spread something around. My daughter-in-law makes a couple home made dips that are "to die for" so I can't help myself.

    Such is life!

    #34 2 years ago

    Almost 3 days after this started and still running 102+ fever. Just wish I would die and get it over with! Everyone else is about a day behind me so I can give each of them a play by play of what is coming next! And so far what is next has not gotten any better! What a great start to 2017!

    #45 2 years ago

    Day 4 or 5 here (can't think to count that high right now) and I still just wish I would die and get it over with! Wife & I were just saying this is the sickest we have ever been in the 40 years we have known each other and I wouldn't wish this one on my worse enemy. What a way to start the New Year!

    #48 2 years ago
    Quoted from pinbum:

    Oh i bet you wish this on a few people on here lol.

    I sometimes get frustrated by the haters here and on other forums but I do realize they have their way of looking at things and I feel they do have the right to say what ever they want to say. I do wish more of them would have understood what I was trying to accomplish but since that wasn't the case I am forced to do things the harder & more expensive way. In the end doing things that way just cost everyone more money (including myself) but such is life.

    Right now I am more frustrated with myself for getting sick and the fact that being sick is putting things in my life even further behind. Delays cost money so I really hate delays. But sometimes things outside of our control do have a way of changing things a good bit.

    In any event try to avoid this flu (or what ever it is) any way possible. It is BAD and it isn't a 24 hour deal either.

    #162 2 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    I've never had the flu, lucky I guess. I can't even remember the last time I was sick with anything. I hope your feeling better now.

    Day 6 of being down for the count for me but today I actually feel like I might be able to keep a meal down if I eat one. FYI - I did get a flu shot this year and that is something I typically do not do so this must have been something not covered by that shot or what ever.

    Today seems like the first day i can actually say I feel like this might not kill me! I guess I'll never know where it came from or what it actually was but one thing 100% for sure is I never remember being this sick before. Not only how bad I felt but also down and out for so long.

    Hopefully by Monday I'll be able to get back underway with life & my plans for 2017!

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