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Re: The Flu
« Reply #25 on: January 13, 2013, 10:37:59 AM »
Cool, I take it daily for a deficiency so that explains some things.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #26 on: January 13, 2013, 02:08:51 PM »
I don't think it is the flu, I'm still all snotty and my ears are still a little itchy but the sore throat is getting better ad my headache isn't as bad.

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #27 on: January 13, 2013, 02:15:39 PM »
I don't think it is the flu, I'm still all snotty and my ears are still a little itchy but the sore throat is getting better ad my headache isn't as bad.
Sounds like a sinus infection....
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2013, 05:08:22 PM »
I don't think it is the flu, I'm still all snotty and my ears are still a little itchy but the sore throat is getting better ad my headache isn't as bad.

I could give you a quick exam.  :naughty:

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2013, 05:16:58 PM »
I don't think it is the flu, I'm still all snotty and my ears are still a little itchy but the sore throat is getting better ad my headache isn't as bad.

Maybe it was the Sit Down Can't Cry Oh Lord I'm Gonna Die Blues?

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #30 on: January 13, 2013, 05:18:36 PM »
I could give you a quick exam.  :naughty:

Put your tongue depressor back in your pants.  She's already got a doctor.

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #31 on: January 14, 2013, 12:02:40 AM »
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2013, 12:47:46 AM »
Put your tongue depressor back in your pants.  She's already got a doctor.

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2013, 08:34:37 AM »
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #34 on: January 14, 2013, 08:45:43 AM »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=xuxyH0L9Yoc[/youtube]

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #35 on: March 21, 2013, 10:31:12 AM »
Yes.

It hit me on Monday.

I have gotten a flu shot for 30 years and this is the first time it has hit me. It's a nasty bugger. The constant coughing makes it unbearable. Lack of sleep is taking its toll. This is the first time in three days that I have been able to sit up for 5 minutes.

To make matters worse, my Dog had two molars pulled yesterday. She's moaning and groaning wanting her pain meds.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #36 on: March 21, 2013, 10:35:31 AM »
Yes.

It hit me on Monday.

I have gotten a flu shot for 30 years and this is the first time it has hit me. It's a nasty bugger. The constant coughing makes it unbearable. Lack of sleep is taking its toll. This is the first time in three days that I have been able to sit up for 5 minutes.

To make matters worse, my Dog had two molars pulled yesterday. She's moaning and groaning wanting her pain meds.

It's still going around? 

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Re: The Flu
« Reply #37 on: March 21, 2013, 11:24:50 AM »
I've had the respiratory crud starting it's 4th week tomorrow.  :bawl:

The first week...there was a day or two I thought I needed a tube inserted into my lungs so I could breathe. I know it's gross to say, but I didn't know it was possible to produce that much snot.  :thatsright: At least it was clear, so it was only mildly gross...  ::)

Last week I pulled a muscle in my back from coughing, and my rib cage just aches all the time from the coughing.

Now, I still have the cough and I'm still exhausted. I allergic to codeine and those little golden pearl things make me sick too. Thank God for Halls originals and Honey Lemons, because they are the only thing that keep me from coughing up my toes.  :banghead:

I've talked to people who have this and some are on their 3rd and 4th round of antibiotics. Others have said their doctors have only given them stuff for the cough, because they've figured out the antibiotics won't make a difference, "it has to just run it's course".

Just how long is the "course"? I feel like I've already done several marathons.....  :bawl:



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Re: The Flu
« Reply #38 on: March 21, 2013, 11:31:56 AM »
I've had the respiratory crud starting it's 4th week tomorrow.  :bawl:

The first week...there was a day or two I thought I needed a tube inserted into my lungs so I could breathe. I know it's gross to say, but I didn't know it was possible to produce that much snot.  :thatsright: At least it was clear, so it was only mildly gross...  ::)

Last week I pulled a muscle in my back from coughing, and my rib cage just aches all the time from the coughing.

Now, I still have the cough and I'm still exhausted. I allergic to codeine and those little golden pearl things make me sick too. Thank God for Halls originals and Honey Lemons, because they are the only thing that keep me from coughing up my toes.  :banghead:

I've talked to people who have this and some are on their 3rd and 4th round of antibiotics. Others have said their doctors have only given them stuff for the cough, because they've figured out the antibiotics won't make a difference, "it has to just run it's course".

Just how long is the "course"? I feel like I've already done several marathons.....  :bawl:
I've had it since January.  It keeps coming back or it never goes away.  I can't really tell at this point.  All I know is I feel like crap.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #39 on: March 21, 2013, 11:33:55 AM »
I've had the respiratory crud starting it's 4th week tomorrow.  :bawl:

The first week...there was a day or two I thought I needed a tube inserted into my lungs so I could breathe. I know it's gross to say, but I didn't know it was possible to produce that much snot.  :thatsright: At least it was clear, so it was only mildly gross...  ::)

Last week I pulled a muscle in my back from coughing, and my rib cage just aches all the time from the coughing.

Now, I still have the cough and I'm still exhausted. I allergic to codeine and those little golden pearl things make me sick too. Thank God for Halls originals and Honey Lemons, because they are the only thing that keep me from coughing up my toes.  :banghead:

I've talked to people who have this and some are on their 3rd and 4th round of antibiotics. Others have said their doctors have only given them stuff for the cough, because they've figured out the antibiotics won't make a difference, "it has to just run it's course".

Just how long is the "course"? I feel like I've already done several marathons.....  :bawl:





That's the same road I'm traveling.

4 weeks.  :mad: I'm only on day 4. :bawl:
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #40 on: March 21, 2013, 11:44:00 AM »
I've had it since January.  It keeps coming back or it never goes away.  I can't really tell at this point.  All I know is I feel like crap.

Exactly. I can wake up and feel somewhat decent, start doing stuff, and then all I want to do is sleep again.

Last night was the first night I had worked since last Wednesday night, so I hadn't seen anyone in a week. They all told me I looked exhausted and my eyes looked awful. Gee ... thanks.  :bawl:
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #41 on: March 21, 2013, 11:48:26 AM »
This time of year, I usually refer to it as the 'air conditioning flu' because they always turn on the AC at work and stir up a bunch of dust, but this is just ridiculous.  It's starting to scare me because it won't go away.  I've been through my home and checked (almost) everything.  The only thing I haven't gotten under control is the dust.  I guess that's next.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #42 on: March 21, 2013, 11:51:50 AM »
That's the same road I'm traveling.

4 weeks.  :mad: I'm only on day 4. :bawl:

Honestly, Tucker, it was towards the end of the first week, when I talked to the two women who had had it for 3.5 and 4.5 weeks and I thought "no way!!" I'm not that sick.

Ha! I had about 2 days where I was ready to cry, because I felt so shitty. M came in to check on me at one point and started rubbing on my lower leg, trying to be comforting. Bless his heart, I just snarled at him...."don't touch me!" It felt like he was rubbing on raw nerves.

Amazingly, he has not gotten it, but he drinks lots of milk, apple and grape juices. I did talk him into getting some Airborne to try to prevent getting it too. Knock on wood, he won't get it....
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #43 on: March 21, 2013, 01:19:26 PM »
Do you all live in the same area?  Haven't heard of anything like this on the left coast......yet.

I'm thinking this may be a different bug, not the one that was going around last fall that the news was going on about.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #44 on: March 21, 2013, 02:09:06 PM »
Just woke up again. My arms are getting more sleep than the rest of my body.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #45 on: March 21, 2013, 05:00:29 PM »
Do you all live in the same area?  Haven't heard of anything like this on the left coast......yet.

I'm thinking this may be a different bug, not the one that was going around last fall that the news was going on about.

It isn't the flu.

Chris and I are about 2.5 hrs apart.
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Re: The Flu
« Reply #46 on: March 23, 2013, 03:02:32 PM »
The flu is bad news. I have been taking oregano oil 70%, 4 drops 4times a day in V-8 juice. I work in the public. I also take care of sick people and haven't got it yet.

If you do take medicine, take your oil an hour before or after your medicine. Oregano oil inhibits viruses,bacteria,parasites,candida yeast and is antimicrobial.

Worth a try.
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