[ExI] I caught the covid

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 05:31:18 UTC 2020

Good luck with it.  I have read just yesterday about taking more vitamin D3
- a lot more - tons of it.

bill w

On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 10:13 PM Henry Rivera via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Friends,
> I was surprised to learn yesterday while at work that I’m positive for
> covid-19. This could put a damper in my life extension plans  :-/
> I had worked only a partial day the prior day which was Monday due to
> recovering from what I thought was a cold that had me in bed most of
> Saturday and Sunday. From what I can figure out, I likely caught it Tuesday
> and became symptomatic on Thursday. I didn’t feel great but was able to
> telework Friday while taking long breaks to lie down.
> I have to screen my many direct reports daily for covid at work and am
> thus familiar with the symptoms. I didn’t think I had it because I never
> had a fever, never had loss of smell, and never had gastrointestinal
> symptoms.
> If my timing is right, even 9 days after catching it, I still have
> fatigue, headaches, congestion, and body aches. A sore throat ended over
> the weekend. My partner who has it too is experiencing a sore throat,
> congestion, and aches. No fevers for her either.
> I’m taking extra vitamin D and NAIDs. I just read about fenofibrate being
> potentially helpful today  https://h5.newsbreakapp.com/mp/0Y5mrPI7
> <https://h5.newsbreakapp.com/mp/0Y5mrPI7>I’d love to avoid some lung
> damage. I welcome any other suggestions for damage control. I feel like I’m
> getting better. But I’m definitely still sick. I’m grateful I don’t seem to
> have too severe a case or complications... yet. I do have risk factors for
> complications. I’m not in the clear yet.
> My two sons don’t have their test results back. They stay at their
> mother’s part of the time too. I think one of them has it. Depending on
> those results, it may be an even more isolated xmas now for me. Damn covid!
> -Henry
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