Flu Has Come A Visiting

It’s been a long month that turned out to be more stressful than I would have ever thought. Dealing with family politics stressed me out more than it should have. And then I developed a flu. I have not felt this sick in a long time. I prepared for it when I felt it coming on, but it hit hard, fast and complete.

Two days ago I was in bed all day. I could not move. I was weak. I had to drag myself out of bed to use the bathroom and then drag myself back into bed. I had a headache comparable to a spinal tap headache. My back hurt so that I could not fall asleep for more than ten minutes in one position. I was nauseous every time I stood up.

Today my entire right side is congested and it hurts to breathe on the right. I think it is muscular in nature, so that has relieved some worry. I am popping Tylenol at night so I can sleep. That says a lot. I never take Tylenol or any other pain killer, so you know it’s bad.

I had a flu shot. What is the point of me taking this vaccine every year and it does nothing? I had pain in the point of injection for over a week, all for what? To get the flu anyway! Yes, it’s true. I’m actually complaining ….

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  1. Feel better! I’m on the fence about flu shots…for this exact reason.

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  2. PS, check your links for Blogs I follow for #1 and #17. Are they valid lnks?

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    1. Basil Rene says:

      Thanks. I clicked them and they worked … (?)

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      1. Does it bring up a valid site? I clicked on it “it says only wordpress.com” and it went to MY blogs I followed’.

        Hum. Maybe just a glitch. Maybe if I log out. Just wanted to let you know regardless.

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        1. Basil Rene says:

          That list is actually a widget that is on the site generated by WordPress.com. It just lists all the WordPress blogs that I follow. Coincidentally I went through all of the blogs last night and cleaned out the list from those who have not posted anything in over a year. Thanks for letting me know.

          *______________________________* *Sent from my iPhone on AT&T*

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  3. I just logged out and then checked the links. When I click on #1 and #17 it takes me to the wordpress home site. (Where you have to log on, etc.) Just wanted to let you know. I do know the widget and I’m always playing around with mine! 🙂

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  4. Michael says:

    Hi Basil, It’s a great feeling to be back visiting and liking your post. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !!! Regards.

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    1. Basil Rene says:

      Thank you so much Michael. Glad you are better. Merry Christmas to you too! 🎄

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