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Hmm...pneumonia


Thursday, February 11, 2010

Well, finally gave in and saw my doctor today...I have pneumonia...sheesh...had it three winters in a row many years ago and was told that I'd always be more susceptible to it, but then never got it again so didn't think much about it...I'm taking antibiotics and hopefully will be feeling better in a few days...I go back on Monday to see my doc so we'll see what she says then. In the meantime, I'm to stay inside as much as possible, drink a lot of fluids and take my antibiotics. Guess i'll pay attention next fall when my doc suggests the pneumonia vaccine instead of thinking I'm invincible...
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PUDDLE_JUMPER 2/15/2010 4:07PM

    A little late in the game...but I really hope you are feeling much better. Please take care of yourself. Wishing you all the best!

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CCKELLY3 2/14/2010 3:03PM

    Hope you feel better soon. Sorry it's reasserted itself, but at least you now know what you're dealing with and I hope that helps you get through it.

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USARUNNERGIRL 2/13/2010 10:38PM

    It seems to be the going DX these days. My daughter and father has it as well. I hope you get to feeling better. Take care of yourself.

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SUGARBABY51 2/12/2010 12:19PM

    If throwing up, legs ache, sneezing and headache some of your symptoms? Hey you gave it to me. Hope you get well soon and stay out of the snow no matter how pretty it looks. emoticon

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LINDAWASSINK 2/12/2010 9:49AM

    Hope you feel better soon. emoticon

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TRACYLOUWHO 2/12/2010 9:32AM

    Hope you are feeling better soon... take care.

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USEANDLOSE 2/12/2010 6:56AM

    Okay, so you are not invincible...who is? Time to take a rest, get a good, inspiring book to read and consider this weekend a time to pamper yourself. I'm thinking fuzzy slippers and a jammies for two days straight - aahhhhhh...I can feel the unwinding already. Take care of those lungs - you need them!

Get well soon friend!
Patty

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BENTONHEALTHY 2/11/2010 11:50PM

    So sorry to hear you are ill. Indulge your body for a rest so it can fight off the germs for you. This is nothing to sneeze about. Take care.

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EJHEINRICH1 2/11/2010 11:33PM

    I am sorry that you are ill. Please take care of yourself stay warm. Take naps. The body heals when you are sleeping.
Hugs,
EJ

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DEBRA_T 2/11/2010 10:49PM

    Sorry to hear about the diagnosis and I can only add to the list of things you are supposed to do: REST.

Get well soon!

Debra

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SUNBERRY76 2/11/2010 9:13PM

    Aww! Sorry to hear you aren't feeling well. I'll be praying for you. :)

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WILLOW49 2/11/2010 9:02PM

    So sorry to hear this. Please take good care of yourself, drink lots, and feel better soon!

Hugs,
Willow

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SPARKLINJEWELLS 2/11/2010 8:53PM

    wow

hope you feel better soon

really sorry you're ill

hopefully you have some good books to read???

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HONEYBEE56 2/11/2010 8:42PM

   
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Lots of water and soup! Stay indoors and rest! Don't cha just hate it when everyone gives you advice? LOL

But we all want you to get well!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 2/11/2010 8:21PM

    And get lots of rest.

So sorry you are under the weather, Kit.

I'm getting a pneumonia vaccine on my appt. next Friday because I don't want Pneumonia after my surgery. It's not too alte to get one jsut after you get better. Hope you feel better soon.
Debbie

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DARUMA 2/11/2010 8:19PM

    May you have a rapid and complete recovery!

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JUNEAU2010 2/11/2010 8:05PM

    EWWWWWW! I've never had pneumonia, I don't think! If you can't exercise, spend the down time on other "to-do" items that will move you farther down the road - not that you don't already have a fabulous outlook on life etc.

GET BETTER FASTER THAN THE DOC EXPECTS!

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ETAGGEL 2/11/2010 8:04PM

    Take good care of yourself. Pneumonia is not to be taken lightly! I will pray for you


Phyllis

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ROLYPOLYPUDDING 2/11/2010 7:54PM

    Get well soon ! I know how you are feeling as I had double pneumonia in March 2006 and it was a real misery. I took a week off from work to try to recover.

Rest, relax, drink warm fluids and feel better !

Victoria xx

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ANGELSANDYBABY 2/11/2010 7:54PM

    Sorry you feel bad. Feel better soon! emoticon

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BUSYMOM22 2/11/2010 7:42PM

    Aww, hunny! Take GOOD care of yourself! :)

FEEL BETTER SOON!!

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DISNEYSMOM 2/11/2010 7:38PM

    Take care of yourself!! I hope that you are feeling better soon!

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JSZOSTAK77 2/11/2010 7:33PM

    I hope you feel better soon! I also get pneumonia often. I got both of the flu shots and then got the flu! Of course. lol

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MARTY19 2/11/2010 7:33PM

    You mean you are not Wonder Woman. Sheesh, am I disappointed. LOL! You cannot do everything my friend. Now take care of yourself until you are well. Without health, we don't have too much.

Hugs,
Marty

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