It's heeereee – Flu season

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It's heeereee – Flu season

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Seems early for the flu.
It's a nasty one... Comes on fast and hits like a fully loaded dump truck.
Yuck. :thumbsdown:
I have quarantined myself to avoid spreading this horrible thing to anyone else.
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Yikes! Are you sure it wasn't something you ate? Much too early for that nonsense to start.

Whatever it is, get well soon Rusty.
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Catsumi wrote:Yikes! Are you sure it wasn't something you ate? Much too early for that nonsense to start.

Whatever it is, get well soon Rusty.


Thanks Catsumi! I'm not sure it's anything I ate. Unless I picked it up at the IPE...which is possible. It started with an extremely sore throat on Monday evening, and then ramped up yesterday into a fever, chills, splitting headache, extreme lethargy, diarrhea, nausea, crazy body aches...I feel like I've been rolled down a rocky slope. Toss in some sinus congestion and now it seems I've developed an obnoxious wet cough. Hooray!

I'm going back to bed now. :sleepdeprived:
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I'm cleaning my computer with antiseptic wipes as I type this!
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Bsuds wrote:I'm cleaning my computer with antiseptic wipes as I type this!


Good plan.

Still quarantined, significant other is away until next week and nobody is coming over until I'm well. There will be some serious hazmat level decontamination going on around here once I kick this thing.
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I don't think you have to worry about anyone coming over. Yuck.

Plenty O rest.
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gman313 wrote:Could easily be a Noro as well.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/ ... ports.html


It's definitely not Noro. I have not been vomiting (I have a very real phobia regarding this) and the diarrhea was mostly limited to the second day...thankfully.

Thank you for posting the link! Interesting to be able to track the flu like that...

There would be no record of my case, because I haven't visited the doctor, hospital or clinic to be tested. I didn't want to risk spreading this thing around. But I can say that this is far more volatile than any cold I have ever had. If things haven't improved by next week, I will consider seeing my doctor though.
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RustyCrayon wrote:
It's definitely not Noro. I have not been vomiting (I have a very real phobia regarding this) and the diarrhea was mostly limited to the second day...thankfully.

Thank you for posting the link! Interesting to be able to track the flu like that...

There would be no record of my case, because I haven't visited the doctor, hospital or clinic to be tested. I didn't want to risk spreading this thing around. But I can say that this is far more volatile than any cold I have ever had. If things haven't improved by next week, I will consider seeing my doctor though.


I find it interesting to track. You are correct it is reported Influenza Like Illnesses only.

Hope you feel better soon! Our kids both had it as well.
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Apparently my immune system must be doing its job, I've never had flu so I've never needed any shots.
Worst I have had is bad cold, those come and go in a few days.
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RustyCrayon wrote:Seems early for the flu.
It's a nasty one... Comes on fast and hits like a fully loaded dump truck.
Yuck. :thumbsdown:
I have quarantined myself to avoid spreading this horrible thing to anyone else.

I missed an entire week of work, and the weekends on either side were utterly useless. I don't think I've ever been hit so hard for so long.
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Glacier wrote:I missed an entire week of work, and the weekends on either side were utterly useless. I don't think I've ever been hit so hard for so long.


Same here. This thing has really kicked the [email protected] out of me. Day 5 and I'm only feeling slightly better, but not enough to do much more than to take the dog for a very short stroll, which left me sweaty, nauseated and dizzy. Luckily I work from home and am between projects at the moment. Great timing I guess. Wanted to get out to Silver Star to do some mountain biking this weekend, but I really don't see that happening now. Hope nobody else catches this thing.
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time for the sheep to get the flu shot that does not work only 30% effective at best
last year , https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915050 not worth putting that poison in your body people
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