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Forgive me Spark friends I still have 76 e-mails and more coming in.

Monday, December 31, 2012

I absolutely have to go to bed, DH is coughing. The Dr said in his report I have an Acute Upper respiratory track infection.
It is a virus.
He did not tell me anything in particular to do. he just left the room and the nurse said noy strep by the Dr was with another patient

I am coughing so much my ribs are really hurting. When i cough my eyes run from the pain. I have stayed out of DH way most of the day but I still hear him coughing.

I am off to bed to try to get some rest again. HUGS.

This too shall pass. I just hope it goes away and DH is just reacting to dry air.

We will see tomorrow and if need be i will be back at the Drs. if it is still this bad My Dr will be in Tomorrow.

Good night thanks for your amazing support .
Thanks for the goodies and the suggestions I have implemented them all I assure you.
Please do not think I am not going to reply. You are all flagged so I can catch up asap. Pat in Maine.

Happy New Year to all of you.
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GAMMY98 1/1/2013 9:41PM

    Take care of yourself and get lots of rest.

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SUNNY332 1/1/2013 5:19PM

    So sorry you have been sick. Bless your heart. You do not have to post me back. Just know I am praying you feel better soon.

Hugs, Sunny

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PICKIE98 1/1/2013 3:35PM

    Never mind replies, this is a one way comment list from your friends,,, If you get too drowsy to function, call your neighbors to help you two.. Let them help you if they can,, even bringing jello or soup.

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123ELAINE456 1/1/2013 10:08AM

  Pat Your Health is Number One along with DH. He cannot afford to get sick with his Surgery so close. It would have to be postbone until the both of You are well. Call the Doctor and try to get some Pain Medication to so You will be more comfortable. Try to Rest, get plenty of Sleep and Force Fluids. You need to get this virus out of your system. Have DH drink a lot of Fluids too. Hopefully he won't come down with it. Hope that You will began to feel better very soon. Will be Praying for a Complete Recovery for You and DH. Everyone wants You to Get Well and Feel Good. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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UUCEEJAY 1/1/2013 10:03AM

    Don't worry about relying, just get better! You have a lot of company, my cousin and my friend both have a virus and have had a really hard time kicking it. Fluids, vitamin C and lots of rest is about all you can do for it I think. emoticon

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ROSEWCI 1/1/2013 6:36AM

    Don't worry about a thing Pat! Just focus on feeling better & taking special care! Love you!!! emoticon

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CHALLENGER15 1/1/2013 3:20AM

    Please use the time you would have spent responding to me to rest, my friend. Please take care of yourself.

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RD03875 1/1/2013 2:35AM

    Gentle hugs my friend, I hope you feel better soon.

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ARTJAC 1/1/2013 1:18AM

    HAPPY NEW YEAR PAT AND DH emoticon emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 1/1/2013 12:38AM

    You are in my thoughts and prayers that you willl soon be feeling better. Don't worry about responding to me. My prayers are with you.
Blessings and hugs for a wonderful New Year.
Helen

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FITANDFIFTY2 1/1/2013 12:32AM

    I hope you feel better soon!! emoticon

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GDY2SHUZ 1/1/2013 12:26AM

    Pat, put a large pot (filled with water) on the stove and let it come to a simmer. Then turn the heat down, but you still want it to stem a little. This will add humidity to the air.

There are cool mist humidifiers and they work well in a small room right beside the bed. Another idea (if your bathroom isn't too big) fill the sink with hot water so the room becomes steamy, the bath tub is good and can steam the room quite fast. Let the water run and sit for 10 minutes at least. Or until you feel you can breath easier. Good for DH too.

A nose spray is another great item to have. Saline solution bought at the drug store, it is sterile and helps keep moisture in the nasal passages.

Hope your feeling soon. Your too special not to feel good. Extra good thoughts and prayers for you. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GRACEISENUF 12/31/2012 11:05PM

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NASFKAB 12/31/2012 10:02PM

  get well soon all the best for 2013 hugs & prayers

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MILLISMA 12/31/2012 9:44PM

    Pat, hope you get a good nights sleep and the cough lets up.

hugs and prayers coming your way....Mary Anne

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BETHGILLIGAN 12/31/2012 9:43PM

    You don't need to respond to all of us!! emoticon

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WOWEETOO 12/31/2012 9:40PM

    sleep my friend
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LINDAM.1 12/31/2012 9:35PM

  Get well soon! Let us be good to our bodies! In the new year.

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BRENDAGAIL9 12/31/2012 9:33PM

    Pat, you can skip trying to reply to all of us. It really isn't necessary. We know how busy and sick you are so just concentrate on getting well for both of you.

I hope 2013 is much healthier for you both.

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NANABE 12/31/2012 9:31PM

    What a way to start the New Year. Hang in there! This will pass.

Get better and we will catch up later.

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DIANESAV1 12/31/2012 9:19PM

    So sorry to hear that you are sick and DH is still sick also. I hope you get better soon so you can have a happy new year.

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1CRAZYDOG 12/31/2012 9:17PM

    so sorry you're so sick! Take care of yourself . . . don't worry about e-mails! For sure we'll be here when YOU'RE ready and feeling better. But until then, get rest.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 12/31/2012 9:16PM

    I hope tomorrow sees you on the way to recovery. emoticon

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GOANNA2 12/31/2012 9:07PM

    Just rest and I hope you get better soon. Your DH has
to stay well for his surgery. Praying that you will both
be OK. emoticon

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TERRI289 12/31/2012 9:07PM

    Hi Sweet Pat,
chicken soup, aspirin, water, oj, tea, and rest...hope it leaves you as quickly as it showed up!!

love,Terri emoticon

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HARROWJET 12/31/2012 9:06PM

    I am sorry you are having such a rough time. Ted is sick with another cold too. (It isn't that long since his last one.) Get a good night's sleep - sometimes that helps.

hugs,
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DESERTDREAMERS 12/31/2012 9:04PM

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