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Not Covid

 I have been way under the weather for a few days now. When I get sick i go dead white with maybe a tinge of gray. People find it scary. So I don't get sick all that often but I have had the flu a few times, strep throat, and bronchitis. I can really tell the difference and am usually certain I know what the problem is. I also have a doctor who doesn't get all huffy about my self diagnoses. But COVID has changed our lives. 

I was certain I had bronchitis and I knew what my doctor would prescribe. I called for a televisit and I wasn't at all surprised that she asked me to do a COVID test (negative) but she also called in my prescription for treatment of bacterial bronchitis. I felt 50% better with the first dose and running on about 80% after a full day. I am tired and ready for bed at 8 P.M. -- but I didn't spend the rest of the day in bed.

I am sleeping in the spare room with Levi. Don is immunocompromised in so many ways he has found all kinds of outside projects to do -- one of which is "It never rains, but it pours" as my father used to say. But more about that another time.


  1. Very glad it’s not covid. Hope you continue to improve quickly. Nothing worse than feel poorly

  2. I'm glad it isn't Covid - there are so many viruses and flu bugs out there that seem to be on the rise. Wishing you a speedy recovery.

  3. My husband just had the same thing. Sorry you are feeling bad but if it helps you any it took him about 3 weeks and then FINALLY it was over. I hope it's quicker for you!!

  4. Well, that's not fun. I'm glad to hear you are on the mend. Who is this Levi you are sleeping with?

  5. So sorry you have to be so careful. Getting any illness these days requires lots of careful preparation and isolation.

  6. Glad it's not covid! And antibiotics that work - how wonderful.

  7. Glad it isn't the Covid. Take care. Hope you heal fast.


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