American Bushman

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Strep Strikes Me Down AGAIN!

Can you believe the luck? That's three times since mid-May of this year and it's been just as bad each time.

I started feeling poorly last night and got up this morning with chills and sweats and the same terrible pain throughout my joints, muscles, and bones. I knew what it was even before I took the first look down my throat.

A quick trip with a flashlight to the nearest mirror confirmed my suspicions--white spotted tonsils.

I called the doc and made an appointment and asked if I could just get the meds as I was getting quite proficient at diagnosing my ailment and they gave me a big fat, "No!" so I went in.

Sure enough, just moments after taking the swab it came back positive.

Here we go...

I was supposed to go camping this weekend...

Thanks for reading,



At 8:28 PM, Anonymous George said...

We had a good time, and you were missed! We had a couple of enthusiastic newbies there too. We will try again soon I hope buddy!

At 12:15 AM, Blogger Mary said...

you also had HUGE plans for Friday night.....

At 1:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn AB...something is seriously off-kilter. You should have retained a degree of immunity from having Strep the first and second times.

Anyway, get well soon.

At 10:27 PM, Blogger American Bushman said...

Thanks everybody.

Yes, Friday night my dear, dear friend Mary tied the knot and now she's off the market. (Sorry fellas, you missed a good one.) I'm sad that we missed the wedding but now the kids and I are really anxious to come out East to see the sights, eat the sandwiches, and see you and the new family. :)



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