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Old 10-01-10, 03:25 PM   #1
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Well, I'm back in the hospital with pneumonia again. (

It does look to be mycoplasmic pneumonia again, which is an easily treatable one. I'm in an isolation room, at negative pressure.
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Old 10-01-10, 03:29 PM   #2
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That sucks!
Take all your antibiotics and heal up.
*mycoplasma can be tough to get rid of...what're you taking?*
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Old 10-01-10, 03:32 PM   #3
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IV antibiotics until tomorrow. It's got a hundred letter name. Then I'll be on Levaquin, likely.

Meantime, I'm watching Netflix movies.
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get well soon, tom. how did you know you had something serious and not just a cold?
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at what point does it become oldmonia?
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at what point does it become oldmonia?
That's a good question, especially since Tom's a founding member of the 50+ forum.
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at what point does it become oldmonia?
after you add 2-Nonenal to it.
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Hope you recover soon Tom. It must suck to be down with this great riding weather out there.
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IV antibiotics until tomorrow. It's got a hundred letter name. Then I'll be on Levaquin, likely.

Meantime, I'm watching Netflix movies.
At least you've got internet access and Netflix, could be worse. Heal up soon or we'll send chip in to see you.
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I'm sorry to hear this Tom. You will be in my prayers.

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You need to stop that! No more illness for you mister, for at least the next couple of years. You've had enough. I'll say a prayer for you Tom. Mind the doc and get better soon.
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man that sux... get well soon!
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Dang Tom. Hope you're better real soon.
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Even better news.................NOT!!!!! I'm allergic to Levaquin. I had a bad reaction, and collapsed with anyahalactic shock about an hour after I posted the thread. I currently hurt from head to toe, because I collapsed, noton my bed, but om way to bathroom. I woke up to being surrounded by nurses and a doctor. I also apparently found and pulled the emergency light, the Dfr tells me I likely would have died from Anaphylaxis if I hadn't.
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well, on the bright side, it could have been worse than waking up at the toilet.
I wish you the best.
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Aw Geeze.

I am thanking God. And the Drs and nurses. Glad to see you posting, Tom.
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Holy **** !!

That's crazy, Tom. I hope your road to recovery is quick, boring and uneventful from here on out.

If I recall correctly from my ICU adventures, the night shift nurses were younger and cuter. On my latest overnight stay, however, the nurses were forgetful with the percocet while I was supposed to be weaning off the morphine. So I was too distracted to notice.
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sorhy about spelling, I'm pretty heavily medicatesd, Maybe this can be a "Stoned Guy" thred. Ijust don't knwo how much longer I'll be awake 2nite.
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sorhy about spelling, I'm pretty heavily medicatesd, Maybe this can be a "Stoned Guy" thred. Ijust don't knwo how much longer I'll be awake 2nite.
They gave you Nyquil, didn't they?

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geez, Tom. Get out of the hospital and stay out!
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Tom, get the rest you need... please.

Then, kick that pneumonia's ass!

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Heal up soon!

And while you are there, can you verify something for the foostery science archives? Is it easier to pee on a negative pressure environment?
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Heal up soon!

And while you are there, can you verify something for the foostery science archives? Is it easier to pee on a negative pressure environment?
Marginally. There is a .02 millibar gradient, proved by Δ=P/(p_1-p_2), it's marginally easier. Drat, or is that (p_1-p_2)/P? OK, I'm confused.....it seems to be both harder and easier.
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