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I considered getting Krispy Kreme on my way home from dose #2, but I don't really like their original glazed. Or glazed in general. So I went to my local mom & pop donut place and purchased the flavors I like.

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55 minutes ago, theatremouse said:

I considered getting Krispy Kreme on my way home from dose #2, but I don't really like their original glazed. Or glazed in general.

Since you don't like glazed in general it probably won't make a difference, but I'll throw this out just in case:  A hot glazed KK is a world apart from a room-temperature one.  I like the room-temperature ones, but I don't eat them because I don't eat discretionary food I don't love.  I love a hot glazed KK.  A red "hot" in the green neon sign on the side of the building will be lit when they're hot.

Although a while back I caught them running them back through the glaze to make them hot.  Don't fall for it; they're not the same as hot out of the grease.

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Thanks for the input, everyone. I emailed my manager and she will give me the altered paystub on Monday. And I was able to schedule an appointment for April 21 at 9:05 AM. Here's hoping I have no major side-effects because I will be heading into work around 10 AM that same day. But, I will have have the following day off should I need to recuperate. 

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The newest L&O franchise has a plot arc about crooks stealing COVID vaccines to sell to rich “line jumpers” which they get administered at cocktail parties. There so many problems with this ripped-from-the-headlines script, but one poster’s comment caught my attention:

  • “…CDC has stated you shouldn’t have any [alcoholic beverages] until two weeks after your second shot.”

I don’t recall seeing that, but my ancient stomach can’t handle liquor any more, so I may have not noticed.

 

And about the donuts 🍩 as rewards for getting vaccinated––   
A childhood friend on Facebook who has diabetes posted about a 

  • “fraternity that was trying to raise money for juvenile diabetes by selling  Krispy Kreme donuts.. while I appreciate their sentiments, could it possibly be a worse item for that fundraiser?? #thinkaboutit”   

——which made me think about how people who have diabetes are among those more likely to wind up on a ventilator if they do get Covid. 

And now I am hungry and would definitely eat a donut if I had one. Maybe I should go make some high-protein-but-also-chocolate Kodiak pancakes.

 

One more thing:   
In case this is helpful to anyone here or their far flung family members:

  • New Hampshire and Oklahoma are opening up vaccines to outside residents 
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5 hours ago, shapeshifter said:

And about the donuts 🍩 as rewards for getting vaccinated––   
A childhood friend on Facebook who has diabetes posted about a 

  • “fraternity that was trying to raise money for juvenile diabetes by selling  Krispy Kreme donuts.. while I appreciate their sentiments, could it possibly be a worse item for that fundraiser?? #thinkaboutit”   

——which made me think about how people who have diabetes are among those more likely to wind up on a ventilator if they do get Covid. 

And now I am hungry and would definitely eat a donut if I had one. Maybe I should go make some high-protein-but-also-chocolate Kodiak pancakes.

Made me think of the podcast I listened to last week with a guest talking about his issues with alcohol, and the sponsor was one of those subscription box things...for wine. Um.

Unfortunately there are no Krispy Kreme stores near me or I would totally go for a donut after I get my shot (whenever that might be).

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I want my Sunday dinner wine, damn it. No one mentioned alcohol either time I got a shot and all the advice I've seen is about the week before the shot and about heavy drinking. There's nothing on the Moderna fact sheet about alcohol at all. I couldn't find anything on the CDC site. So brace yourself, Riesling.

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20 hours ago, PRgal said:

Ahhh, but one would have known about your weight change a few weeks back and could have shopped then.  And if you know what shade of foundation you use, you can just buy online (I buy most of my make-up online, usually from Shoppers (Canadian pharmacy) or Sephora).  I'm pretty basic for meetings, CC cream, neutral shadow, mascara, lipgloss, so I haven't really bought anything in ages (okay, I lied.  I recently went on an online Sephora spree, getting mostly skincare products and a lipgloss).  I haven't done my nails in in over a year - LOL.  

Unfortunately a combination of things prevented me from shopping a few weeks back.  I wasn't going out much a few weeks ago because of the Covid numbers in my area and my relative lack of vaccination at the time, so I didn't really think about what clothes I would need for the new season.  Plus I didn't have the money and the Spring stuff hadn't really been stocked yet either online or in stores where I tend to shop.  One of the reasons the malls get busier at this time of year is because of the fact that the new season's clothes don't really come in until a certain time either in the store or online.  Between the pandemic, that, being hard to fit and navigating all the frustrating sales and coupons, it's exhausting!

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15 hours ago, kieyra said:
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Each individual guest who requests the COVID-19 offer will be limited to one (1) Original Glazed® doughnut per day, no purchased required.

https://krispykreme.com/promos/vaccineoffer

I don't eat doughnuts or anything like that but of course I gained 15 pandemic pounds anyway....Thankfully there's no Krispy Kreme near here (they all closed).  The closest one is 45 minutes away at a casino so no threat of me caving in and having one any time soon, LOL.

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23 minutes ago, ABay said:

I want my Sunday dinner wine, damn it. No one mentioned alcohol either time I got a shot and all the advice I've seen is about the week before the shot and about heavy drinking. There's nothing on the Moderna fact sheet about alcohol at all. I couldn't find anything on the CDC site. So brace yourself, Riesling.

I think you'll be fine with a glass of wine. Enjoy it! What food goes with Sunday dinner wine?

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15 hours ago, StatisticalOutlier said:

Since you don't like glazed in general it probably won't make a difference, but I'll throw this out just in case:  A hot glazed KK is a world apart from a room-temperature one.  I like the room-temperature ones, but I don't eat them because I don't eat discretionary food I don't love.  I love a hot glazed KK.  A red "hot" in the green neon sign on the side of the building will be lit when they're hot.

Literally you just jumped into my brain. KK glazed donuts are sooooo much better. 

But people really like their non-glazed holiday donuts too. The KK about 25 minutes away from me sold out of Halloween donuts this past year!

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They're offering ice cream in China from what I heard.

Ontario is now opening registration to people 50+ from "hot spot" postal codes (well, the first three characters, anyway....for Americans, it's like your ZIP code) and soon, to all adults.  What's sad is my childhood neighbourhood is listed as a "hot spot" even though the street I lived on at the the time is unlikely a hot spot, specifically.  Homes are sizable (like in the 2,500-3,000 squarefoot range), so one can easily self-isolate.  Yes, there are many multigenerational homes (most of the people on my street were no more than a generation or so removed from the old country, and that was in the 80s), but again, enough bedrooms and space to avoid others.  Makes me wonder if people from similar homes will take advantage of being able to be vaccinated earlier rather than those who really need it. 

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21 hours ago, kieyra said:

 

21 hours ago, Kromm said:

I got a free Krispy Kreme the day before yesterday.  They'll give them after the first dose, apparently (I was doing some necessary shopping in the same area). 

End of anecdote!

One donut per DAY, friendo.

 

Until December 31, 2021!

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12 hours ago, shapeshifter said:

And about the donuts 🍩 as rewards for getting vaccinated––   
A childhood friend on Facebook who has diabetes posted about a 

  • “fraternity that was trying to raise money for juvenile diabetes by selling  Krispy Kreme donuts.. while I appreciate their sentiments, could it possibly be a worse item for that fundraiser?? #thinkaboutit”   

I once picked up a bunch of diabetes prescriptions from CVS & got their 12 foot long receipt, which included multiple coupons for chocolate bars. 😠

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4 hours ago, GaT said:

I once picked up a bunch of diabetes prescriptions from CVS & got their 12 foot long receipt, which included multiple coupons for chocolate bars. 😠

I honestly don’t get the whole “food as rewards” thing.  I never do it with my son.  We’re in the  process of potty training him and I don’t give him sweets just because he didn’t go in his diaper.  He gets a hug from me though!!  

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Some good news: one of the most vax resistant of my friends is getting a J&J shot tomorrow. The reason: she has an upcoming wedding to attend and has to travel and wants to feel more secure. 

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23 minutes ago, PRgal said:

I honestly don’t get the whole “food as rewards” thing.  I never do it with my son.  We’re in the  process of potty training him and I don’t give him sweets just because he didn’t go in his diaper.  He gets a hug from me though!!  

LOL. I don’t remember that kind of reward for potty training, but there was a 7-11 on the way home from the pediatrician and a slurpee was the standard post-shot reward. Now that they’re grown and we’re all in the process of getting our Covid vaxes, we’ve been talking about what our “slurpee” was. Fancy Starbucks drink, unhealthy fast food sandwich, etc. 

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I spoke with my mother earlier and she informed me that she and her boyfriend got their first vaccine last week. It was Pfizer and she said her arm was sore, and the following day she had a bit of a headache and some chills, but was fine the day after that. 

My co-worker and I spoke on messenger and we both managed to change our appointments to Wednesday the 14 of April instead of the 21st at 9 AM. We'll be going together and then heading off to work. We both have the next day off to recuperate from any possible side-effects. 

And in Montreal, the government has allowed people 55 and older to get vaccinated without an appointment but they have to get the AstraZeneca vaccine. Much to my surprise, there have been long line-ups. I thought with all the controversy surrounding that particular vaccine, the majority of people would shy away from it, but it appears to not be the case. 

 

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6 hours ago, SoMuchTV said:

we’ve been talking about what our “slurpee” was. Fancy Starbucks drink, unhealthy fast food sandwich, etc. 

 I always got a slurpee after getting my braces tightened when I was a kid.  Since Meijers didn’t give me a lollipop after either shot, I stopped at Wendy’s and got a small Frosty.

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They gave us goodie bags where I got my jab.  It included a mask and a stress ball.  But y’know, if food rewards work when you’re training dogs.....

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Do you have anyone in your immediate family that will not get vaccinated? How are you dealing with them? We going back to our summer residence next week. 

Our older daughter is not going to get vaccinated,  she says. And I don't expect her to change her mind. My husband and I as well as our younger daughter are vaccinated. We continue to follow CDC guidelines but it'll be nice that around each other (the 3 of us) no longer have to wear masks.

Bottom line. I think it'll be best if we limit our time spent with our older daughter, wear masks and not talk about why people should get vaccinated.  It would get us nowhere and frustrated. 

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9 hours ago, jewel21 said:

And in Montreal, the government has allowed people 55 and older to get vaccinated without an appointment but they have to get the AstraZeneca vaccine. Much to my surprise, there have been long line-ups. I thought with all the controversy surrounding that particular vaccine, the majority of people would shy away from it, but it appears to not be the case. 

I'm not sure about the age thing but I know AstraZeneca vaccine is the one more readily avaible in pharmacies here in Ottawa area and I have a number of friends (aged around 60) who have gone already.  The riskier side effect is still incredibly low while the risk of getting Covid and it's charming variants is only getting worse around here so at least the people I know anyway are opting for the vaccine!

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My kids, SIL & Niece, & her husband (ages 27-35 y/o) all had their vaccines this last week.  My daughter & her husband received Moderna last Monday, and my son, niece & her husband had the J & J on Saturday. 

The three with the J & J were terribly sick on Sunday, but are only now just tired and my son says, cranky as all get out due to lack of sleep.  The two with their first Moderna's were fine after that one.  But they both had really bad covid over Christmas, which lasted around 4 weeks so they're pretty worried about getting their second doses.  

6 hours ago, tres bien said:

Do you have anyone in your immediate family that will not get vaccinated? How are you dealing with them?

I have a sister who is an anti-vaxxer who believes it's a way for the government to track & control the masses.  She was up for my mom's funeral and was furious that the cemetery required masks for an outdoors service but complied.  She also complied with the mask requirement at the restaurant afterwards as well though she made a LOT of noise about both.   I just avoided getting close in proximity to her though she did hug me once... I turned my head as far to the side as I could, and was glad I had my mask & glasses on.   The sisters I spend the most amount of time with were both fully vaccinated several weeks ago, thankfully.  But we're all still super careful.  

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I got my second Pfizer and I’m feeling fine so far. It didn’t even hurt.

Unfortunately I lost my internet and cable AND I can’t do my work. Hoping xfinity gets us in as soon as possible; they said people cancel all the time. I really hope it’ll be earlier than Wednesday. I’m really pissed off about it.

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2 hours ago, Spartan Girl said:

I got my second Pfizer and I’m feeling fine so far. It didn’t even hurt.

Jealous. My arm still feels like it got pummeled with baseballs.

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56 minutes ago, theatremouse said:

Jealous. My arm still feels like it got pummeled with baseballs.

My arm was like that after my first Moderna, but it only lasted a couple of days. How long has it been for you?

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Does anyone else feel conflicted when they read about people eating out or doing other things you still aren't doing?  Right now we're in a pretty strict lockdown so even things like getting a haircut or browsing in a bookstore are off limits - nevermind eating out or going to a movie!  Anyway even when things were looser I wasn't doing most of this but just knowing I could if I really wanted to I guess made it more bearable that I wasn't.  See? Conflicted 🙂 ! Now that I can't when I see posts here or on FB or see something on TV showing people going about a somewhat normal life I am envious.  Sigh.  Yet in some ways I also wonder if I will ever reach a point again where I even want to go out in crowded venues - without a mask??  The horror.

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10 minutes ago, WinnieWinkle said:

Does anyone else feel conflicted when they read about people eating out or doing other things you still aren't doing?  Right now we're in a pretty strict lockdown so even things like getting a haircut or browsing in a bookstore are off limits - nevermind eating out or going to a movie!  Anyway even when things were looser I wasn't doing most of this but just knowing I could if I really wanted to I guess made it more bearable that I wasn't.  See? Conflicted 🙂 ! Now that I can't when I see posts here or on FB or see something on TV showing people going about a somewhat normal life I am envious.  Sigh.  Yet in some ways I also wonder if I will ever reach a point again where I even want to go out in crowded venues - without a mask??  The horror.

Oh I feel PLENTY conflicted, believe me. I miss eating in restaurants more than anything and when I see other people doing it, I’m half jealous and half pissed.

Okay, so NOW my arms hurts but it’s no big deal.

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No, I totally get it. My mom and I have had that discussion many times in recent months-she's been like, "Am I just being overly paranoid/cautious by not going out the way others are?" I just keep reassuring her that no, we're doing our best to be careful and get through this okay. I would love to be able to go back to going to a store and not feeling like I have to rush through my shopping so as to avoid being around so many other people, and I miss being able to go out to eat, and other stuff like that.

But so long as this thing continues, I'm just going to keep taking the necessary precautions. After I get my second shot, I am thinking of going to get my hair cut, but I will still wear a mask when doing so. 

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My husband and I had the “do we feel comfortable eating out?” conversation this weekend. We have another week until our vaccinations take full effect but even then we are hesitant to eat out. I think it will be a couple more months before we feel like it is okay. Even then I think we will be very picky about where and not go out very often. 

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33 minutes ago, MargeGunderson said:

Even then I think we will be very picky about where and not go out very often. 

Back in the olden times (to quote my 5 yr old granddaughter) our extended family loved going to Chinese or Indian buffets on special occasions.  I miss that but if I'm being totally honest I just don't see going to buffets again for a very long time.

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1 hour ago, WinnieWinkle said:

Does anyone else feel conflicted when they read about people eating out or doing other things you still aren't doing?  Right now we're in a pretty strict lockdown so even things like getting a haircut or browsing in a bookstore are off limits - nevermind eating out or going to a movie!  Anyway even when things were looser I wasn't doing most of this but just knowing I could if I really wanted to I guess made it more bearable that I wasn't.  See? Conflicted 🙂 ! Now that I can't when I see posts here or on FB or see something on TV showing people going about a somewhat normal life I am envious.  Sigh.  Yet in some ways I also wonder if I will ever reach a point again where I even want to go out in crowded venues - without a mask??  The horror.

I'm pretty introverted so most of the time I kind of relish the excuse not to be around people, though I'm sure it's not great for my mental health the longer it goes on. I did meet up with a friend a few weeks ago at the park near where I work, which was nice (but we were just in the parking lot and it was too cold and windy to stay long; she also works nearby but mostly works from home and happened to be at the office that day, so we exchanged two years worth of Christmas presents). I have a dentist appointment on Saturday and my friend is doing a thing for her husband's birthday; she's not far from my dentist, though my appointment is early. I don't know if I want to stay long at the birthday thing, but I'd like to stop by. Hopefully it's warm enough to stay outside. Don't know if I'll see if I can stop by earlier or just kill time somewhere (maybe the bookstore!). Yesterday was her birthday and her husband's is on Friday, so I would like to at least give them their cards. But I don't know if any of them have been vaccinated (they have three kids under 18 in the house and five adults, all but one of whom is under 50...well, until Friday, because husband is turning 50). 

I'm okay with stores as long as they're not too crowded, though I haven't been in the mood to just browse the bookstore (even though when I've been there it's been really quiet so I would have been okay with it, if I'd had the energy at the time). But I've ever been big on shopping when it's crowded. I've gotten my hair cut once, in September (but I don't cut it more than three or four times a year normally, anyway).

Restaurants are another story. I was in one after my uncle's funeral in September, but our group had the whole room to ourselves, so it was mostly family and only about 25 of us in a room that can seat more than twice that, and the menu was limited. I haven't even done takeout except a couple times with my parents and brother. Maybe when I get vaccinated I'll celebrate with a pizza from the takeout window at my favorite overpriced local place. Movies....uhhhh.....I dunno about that.

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3 hours ago, shapeshifter said:

My arm was like that after my first Moderna, but it only lasted a couple of days. How long has it been for you?

Three. It hurt for nearly a week after my first shot too, but this one was like...I thought my arm hurt badly after shot #1, but shot #2 has made me realize there's another level of "arm hurts badly" I had forgotten existed.

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2 hours ago, WinnieWinkle said:

Does anyone else feel conflicted when they read about people eating out or doing other things you still aren't doing?  Right now we're in a pretty strict lockdown so even things like getting a haircut or browsing in a bookstore are off limits

The thing is they shouldn't be. Remember, there are still variants.  The vaccine effectiveness is debatable/less with them. 

But of course Fauci got publicly reamed yesterday for saying so (he said vaccinated people should still be restricting themselves to eating outdoors at restaurants, and certain people went insane at him saying this). 

The one I'm going to do after my second shot (well, 10 days after) is get my first real haircut in well over a year. But eating INSIDE a restaurant?  Do I really need to do that?  Not really. I can wait for a ball game or street fair too. Not going to kill me to be patient. 

I DO believe my family is planning a 4th of July party. I can't see a reason why I wouldn't go. 

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So I officially won’t have internet or cable until Wednesday. And I find out that they might make us work from home for another SIX MONTHS.

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18 minutes ago, Spartan Girl said:

And I find out that they might make us work from home for another SIX MONTHS.

When my son's company sent everyone home last March it was supposed to be for a month.  Then somewhere along the line the powers that be decided to close the office and have everyone work from home indefinitely.  Last he heard the indefinite was going to be permanent.  He's happy about it as he hated his commute and now his commute is down a flight of stairs to the home office otherwise known as a corner of the basement.   I'm glad he's happy about it but for me I'd really  miss being in the office and out of the house.  Being out of the house was why I went back to work in the first place!!

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While I am becoming frustrated at what’s feeling like a permanent paid vacation for certain of my coworkers, I would still lose my MIND working from home. Weird because I am introvert, although it’s not really about that. I get cabin fever. Hell, I get cabin fever on the weekend. 

In other news, I got my dose 2 moved from 90 minutes away (where I had dose 1–I was highly motivated to get started) to about 20 minutes from my office. If you’re in NC, Costco just came online with a lot of Moderna appointments and they will give dose 2 even if you got dose 1 elsewhere. Don’t need to be a member.

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Looks like it's just as well that I couldn't take off to go with my brother to get the vaccine on Wednesday, because he was able to get an appointment for tomorrow much closer to home, so he could change it without worrying about whether I would be able to. 

3 minutes ago, kieyra said:

While I am becoming frustrated at what’s feeling like a permanent paid vacation for certain of my coworkers, I would still lose my MIND working from home. Weird because I am introvert, although it’s not really about that. I get cabin fever. Hell, I get cabin fever on the weekend. 

Part of me wouldn't mind working from home permanently, but I also know that when I was home full time there were stretches where I literally didn't leave the house for days, even to check the mail (and still are, especially when I WFH on Thursday and Friday...like I did last week, and then I pretty much slept all day Saturday and on Sunday it was raining). I've been trying to get out for a walk here and there since the weather was nicer (walked three times last week, but so far this week the weather is iffier and I left work late today; maybe tomorrow will be better).

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My second dose is scheduled for 4/23.  I chose to get vaccinated on Friday afternoon for both shots so I would miss little work.  I only recently came back from a two week medical leave.  My aunt keeps asking me if I was able to move to a closer location. Eh, not worth waiting on the phone forever.  The place I went is 25 minutes away.  The closer location through the same hospital chain is 15 minutes away.  I'm good with what I scheduled, even if I found the location a bit of a mess.  I plan to be early this time since they weren't making people wait if they were.  

My aunt is turning 80 in May.  I am going to see if we can schedule a weekend trip to someplace fairly close.  I'm hoping for a place with outdoor restaurants.  If not, we can always order in.  We'll have Tiny Dog with us.  He's happiest when he's right where we are, so either of those options works for him.  It's all about the dog.  🙂 

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A friend of mind said he was getting his vaccine card laminated at an office supply store (PSA: DON'T GET YOUR VACCINE CARD LAMINATED, but anyway), when a cop started chatting with him and mentioned that the vaccines were the govt's way of collecting your DNA.

I wish someone would say this kind of thing to me in RL. I never get to have any fun. I must just have that kind of face. 

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23 minutes ago, kieyra said:

A friend of mind said he was getting his vaccine card laminated at an office supply store (PSA: DON'T GET YOUR VACCINE CARD LAMINATED, but anyway), when a cop started chatting with him and mentioned that the vaccines were the govt's way of collecting your DNA.
I wish someone would say this kind of thing to me in RL. I never get to have any fun. I must just have that kind of face. 

It's probably the mask. 😆

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In case you missed this.

Today the CDC and FDA are recommending that the use of the J & H vaccine be paused over blood clot concerns.

There have been six cases reported of rare and severe blood clots out 6.8 million doses given,  to women only,  ages 18 to 48. The blood clots occurred six to thirteen days after receiving the J & J vaccine. 

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The vaccines are  now available to those 16+ in Pennsylvania.

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28 minutes ago, tres bien said:

In case you missed this.

Today the CDC and FDA are recommending that the use of the J & H vaccine be paused over blood clot concerns.

There have been six cases reported of rare and severe blood clots out 6.8 doses given,  to women only,  ages 18 to 48. The blood clots occurred six to thirteen days after receiving the J & J vaccine. 

I wouldn’t surprise me if they recommend only giving the vaccine to those 50+.  Right now, Astra is only available to 55+ in Canada due to rare clotting issues mostly seen in younger people (particularly women).

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I literally got the J & J shot yesterday. I'm not that concerned because a) I'm not a woman,  b) I'm not in that age group and c) It's six cases out of 7 million shots given.

Personally no side effects, not even a sore arm.

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12 hours ago, PrincessPurrsALot said:

It's all about the dog.

Seriously! When I spoke to my niece, I told her how much I loved her (she knows--we're more like friends than aunt/niece as we met again back in 2005 when I had lost my job and I was interviewing in New York at the time, and we just clicked. She's my rock), I'm coming up for Ralphie; I'm his slave and the one who never tires of giving him belly rubs!😂

Topic?

My parents got their second shot last week of the Astra Zeneca, and no side effects whatsoever.

I'm going to call the nursing home where my Nana is at, and ask if it's okay for me to see her. She was fully vaccinated in January, and I'm now fully vaccinated.

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Update to J & J vaccine pause.

One patient died. One is in critical condition. However the CDC and FDA expect the pause to only be temporary. 

 

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52 minutes ago, GHScorpiosRule said:
13 hours ago, PrincessPurrsALot said:

It's all about the dog.

Seriously! When I spoke to my niece, I told her how much I loved her (she knows--we're more like friends than aunt/niece as we met again back in 2005 when I had lost my job and I was interviewing in New York at the time, and we just clicked. She's my rock), I'm coming up for Ralphie; I'm his slave and the one who never tires of giving him belly rubs!😂

Topic?

Actually, I think this *is* on topic. 
   --and I'm more of a cat person 
Getting vaccines is our short-term topic.
Recovering from the isolation and disconnects of the last year-to-year-and-a-half is the long-term Covid topic and includes hugging people and pets for the first time in a long time.
I don't see a clear path to recovery for personal social impacts, whereas the vaccines are *relatively* straightforward. 
 

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My first shot of Moderna, I felt headache and aches n pains all over for 24 hours exactly the day after.  No sore arm.  Feel very tired some days now.  This Monday, I go for second shot.  Who knows.

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40 minutes ago, Silver Bells said:

My first shot of Moderna, I felt headache and aches n pains all over for 24 hours exactly the day after.

Is there any chance you had COVID19 in the past? Totally anecdotal but everyone I know who has reacted significantly to shot 1 was confirmed or suspected exposed last year ...

Either way, thanks for the info.

Shot 2 for me later this week ...

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A whole bucketload of my coworkers are getting first or second shots this week. Allllllll the Moderna peeps switched their IM status from "back later" to "nm taking the rest of the day off". (Everyone's remote and in totally different states.)

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