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Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
20. No.
Sat Aug 14, 2021, 04:19 PM
Aug 2021

I have no idea what I had. Many, many people from my area had been having the same symptoms since at least Thanksgiving 2019, some that I knew (older) died. My granddaughter (my exposure) missed pretty much the whole school month of January that year because she kept running fever and getting sent home. The president was on teevee telling everyone it wasn’t coming here. All I know is that I had pretty much all the same symptoms as Cuomo.

High fever for four days, rigors, hallucinations. The virus seemed to be attacking my organs (kidneys), I was dizzy. I didn’t sleep for four days, nor eat for a week. I really couldn’t eat normally for about six weeks. When I stepped on a scale eight weeks later, I realized I had lost about 15 pounds (that’s more than 10% of my body weight). I was really somewhat exhausted until about June.

I don’t care if you believe me, or not. I have lived my life since then assuming I had something else, and not depending on any supposed immunity that my experience conferred upon me. I am fully vaccinated, wear face coverings in public, and pretty much stay home all the time. But my experience completely cured me of wishing this disease on anyone else, antivaxxer or not. I don’t want anybody to feel like I did. It’s horrible.

What is your covid status? [View all] Demovictory9 Aug 2021 OP
Assume I have not had it, vaxxed. GPV Aug 2021 #1
Likewise...n/t bluecollar2 Aug 2021 #6
Also me Dorian Gray Aug 2021 #34
I had COVID very early on gopiscrap Aug 2021 #2
Same. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #4
Were you in Wuhan before that? All of the eight US cases in January 2020 were directly related to Celerity Aug 2021 #5
At that stage there were so few tests, you could only get one if you had travel links to China. meadowlander Aug 2021 #10
The odds of having COVID in the US in January 2020 are staggering low, especially if not Celerity Aug 2021 #13
We don't know what the odds are because the data is rubbish because there were no tests. meadowlander Aug 2021 #14
I'm sticking to the science, & documented epidemiological data, not contrarian anecdotal conjecture. Celerity Aug 2021 #15
Doesn't the science show covid was here in the fall of 2019? Waste water samples show that, no? boston bean Aug 2021 #27
Show me documented human infections from then and I will gladly retract that part. Celerity Aug 2021 #29
Waste water to predict covid waves. boston bean Aug 2021 #32
That is not in the the US, nor does it list any documented human cases. Celerity Aug 2021 #36
Right, and the science says we don't know because there were no tests. meadowlander Aug 2021 #28
see my other posts, this entire thing is veering off into the weeds Celerity Aug 2021 #30
No. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #20
I believe you were really sick, I did not mean to imply that at all, sorry if it came off like that Celerity Aug 2021 #25
I believe you were really sick, I did not mean to imply that at all, sorry if it came off like that Celerity Aug 2021 #26
It's okay. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #33
I thought I had COVID ItsjustMe Aug 2021 #3
Glad you are ok Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #7
Not had it, twice vaxxed with Moderna, not letting down our guard one bit. DFW Aug 2021 #8
I had COVID in January 2021 before vaccines were available for my age group. JoanofArgh Aug 2021 #9
Pretty sure I had it this March Raine Aug 2021 #11
If there was an antibody test, I'd have been interested to have one before I got vaccinated. meadowlander Aug 2021 #12
I'm surprised how few seem to have had it so far.. cadoman Aug 2021 #16
Um, PCRs are most certainly not "pretty unreliable" Maru Kitteh Aug 2021 #18
I've been tested between 100 and 130 times. No COVID. Maru Kitteh Aug 2021 #17
Asking that question is a violation of HIPPO! NurseJackie Aug 2021 #19
😀 Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #21
Might have had it very early, shortly before the alarms went off publicly in the US. smirkymonkey Aug 2021 #22
Had Covid, permanent damage... JCMach1 Aug 2021 #23
I'm sorry Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #37
I'm fully vaxxed and wear a mask everywhere FormerRepukeR Aug 2021 #24
I don't know many anti-vaxxers FakeNoose Aug 2021 #35
I don't even know anyone who has Covid Victor_c3 Aug 2021 #31
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