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BACK TO URGENT CARE YESTERDAY

Sunday, March 17, 2013

First of all, I want to thank everyone for all of the responses on my last blog, messages on my page, and goodies. I wish I could respond to each of you, but I just can't right now.

I guess I waited too long to go to the doc. I rarely get sick, and this time when I did, thought I could handle it on my own.

On Friday I got meds, but by the end of Saturday, I got way worse and had to go get stronger stuff. Today I'm taking it easy and telling myself that I really am a lot sicker than I thought I was. Frankly, it hit my lungs pretty hard and since it didn't happen overnight, it's not going to clear overnight.

Those who've recently had pneumonia say that this bug is a particularly strong one and one spark friend's doc told her that the recup time is 6-8 weeks!!!! Yikes! I am not a good patient. I do not stay still very long. But now my body is forcing me to stay still.

Okay, folks, Happy St. Patrick's Day and have a fun day full of laughter.
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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/19/2013 8:36PM

    I hate to see you so sick. I can relate to how you feel though and am writing a blog about some things that might help you if I can ever get it finished. I was sooooooooooo sick and tried a lot of different things and some helped. Please get plenty of rest. emoticon

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KRISTINE99 3/18/2013 2:08PM

    emoticon Thank you for the update. You are in my thought and prayers. Wishing you the speediest recovery. Don't worry, though, you'll eventually ride this out. Take care.

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RACEWELLWON 3/18/2013 12:23PM

    Hi Jess sorry I am late as usual- sorry you were so sick - I am so happy you went to the Doctor - Cough with pillow to chest - Hugs Karen Feel better soon !! emoticon

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-LINDA_S 3/18/2013 10:11AM

    emoticon Hope you're feeling better!

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JLITT62 3/18/2013 8:41AM

    Listen to your body & let it heal at its own rate.

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NANCY- 3/18/2013 7:05AM

    so glad that you are doing what you need to do for you.
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CATHYGETSFIT 3/18/2013 2:47AM

    Oh my gosh! Please rest, relax and be sure to drink your fluids! You must take your time to recoup because you'll get worse if you don't. Take your time recovering and don't rush the process. emoticon emoticon

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DEBBY4576 3/17/2013 9:41PM

    Oh my. Don't forget to take your supplements too. I hate being sick. I'm afraid to say this out loud, but so far this year no one in my house got that awful two flus that were going around. Rest and listen to that body. If this antibiotic doesn't make you feel better in 24 hours, then call the doctor.

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LALMEIDA 3/17/2013 8:37PM

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2WHEELEDSHARON 3/17/2013 7:51PM

    I've heard the same thing from friends who've had pneumonia this season. I'm so sorry you're going through this. You have my deepest sympathy, since I'm not a pleasant or patient patient either. I'm glad you got it checked out. emoticon

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ALIHIKES 3/17/2013 7:35PM

    I hope you get well soon and recover fully! emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 3/17/2013 7:05PM

    you need to rest drink your fluids and more rest read a good book or two but that is it rest. feel better soon

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DARLY55 3/17/2013 6:59PM

    I am so sorry you are ill. Take care and rest, have some soup, watch a good movie or two. You will be up and around in no time. Just don't rush it.
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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 3/17/2013 6:54PM

    Take care....I'm sending healing thoughts your way. My husband and I both got really sick with a similar thing in January. We sounded like we should have been in a TB ward. I went to the doctor because my asthma was making everything unbearable. One thing that helped in addition to the prescription medicine was taking Mucinex and drinking lots of fluids to help loosen things up in my lungs. I was really sick for about 3 weeks and it took several weeks after that to get my strength back. It's no fun....but it eventually gets better.

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LIVINGFREE19 3/17/2013 6:33PM

    Sorry to hear you got so sick, and I hope you feel better soon!

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RFJSJ50 3/17/2013 6:11PM

    Rest and relax! Give your body as much time as it needs to heal.
Sheila

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RFJSJ50 3/17/2013 6:10PM

    Rest and relax! Give your body as much time as it needs to heal.
Sheila

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NATPLUMMER 3/17/2013 5:32PM

    emoticon Listen to your body and let it heal.

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