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    OT: The 2017 plague

    Has anybody gotten the flu or virus this year? My son had it for three weeks in feb. Then my daughter last week. Now my wife and I have it.

    Stone cold misery. Knocked out, dizzy, body aches, nausea, stomach bug. No antibiotics docs say... just ride it out.

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    I've been sick off and on for a month or two now. I figured it was from having a kid in daycare, but friends and co-workers have been saying they've had the same thing.

    Walking dead flu virus 2017?

    Shoulda got my damn flu shot!

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    Sounds more like Lyme disease to me.

    Or hop poisoning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    Has anybody gotten the flu or virus this year? My son had it for three weeks in feb. Then my daughter last week. Now my wife and I have it.
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    Yup, all 4 of us have had it. Yay though because Lil'Man didn't go febrile this round. I'm going on two weeks right now, just past the whole stomach/gut part of it and dealing with the random headache and sinus pain part of it. *Only bonus is doc cleared my ankle and I can start putting pedal strokes down again.

    Take it easy, drink TONS of purified water. You're gonna find it helps flush the flu-cooties out your system really nicely.

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    was down and out with acute bronchitis for 2 or so weeks. Still dont feel completely back to normal...

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    Got it in early December. Spent the first week afraid to eat. Took about 3 weeks to finally clear up.

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    Not here. I just get hit with everything else.

    On the bright side my neck is getting better fast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by swinkey View Post
    Got it in early December. Spent the first week afraid to eat. Took about 3 weeks to finally clear up.
    I'm on day 4 now, finally waking up. Hungry but can't eat as my body is filled with mucous that has to be exorcised.

    Wife is way sicker than me so the kids are growing up real fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    Hungry but can't eat as my body is filled with mucous that has to be exorcised.
    This means you need some Thai/Vietnamese soup with lots of Sriracha. Nothing like hot soup plus hot sauce to flush out those sinuses!

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    Hot toddies, taken regularly, are a miracle cure. However, in the words of Fergus Henderson, "Be careful, this is so effective you can find yourself turning to its miraculous powers with increasing regularity. Do not let the cure become the cause."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andeh View Post
    This means you need some Thai/Vietnamese soup with lots of Sriracha. Nothing like hot soup plus hot sauce to flush out those sinuses!
    Exactly!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JayPee View Post
    Hot toddies, taken regularly, are a miracle cure. However, in the words of Fergus Henderson, "Be careful, this is so effective you can find yourself turning to its miraculous powers with increasing regularity. Do not let the cure become the cause."


    Honey... herbs..... then whisssssssssssskey
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    It took both my wife and I out for the better part of two weeks at the end of January. Avoid it like... well, you know, The Plague.
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    so brutal. it took out everyone in our house but my wife and I got hit the worst. I'm into my third week of a hacking cough and finally starting to feel like I can see a light at the end of the tunnel. haven't ridden a bike in March, this is the longest break off the bike i've had in years. painful with the beautiful weather we've been having..

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    Yep, I got it as well at the end of January. Couldn't eat for 3 days - lost 10lbs. Back at work after 5 days but it took a full two weeks before I felt "normal". Sickest I've been since something similar in college.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swinkey View Post
    Got it in early December. Spent the first week afraid to eat. Took about 3 weeks to finally clear up.
    Yeah, same for me. Even after I felt OK, I had phlegm for forking ever. Bleagh.

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    have taken sick days to just to stay away from sick people/kids. got some nice powder days in and bluebirds too. grapefruit seed extract is my religion.

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    My kid got something that put her down for about 10 days. Fatigue, some nausea, fever that goes up and down. Missed 6 days of school. Thankfully didn't hit me or the wife. That's the sickest she has been in her 7 years.
    :wq

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