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WhiskeyBeforeBreakfast Senior Member • Posts: 1,153
COVID

I've just been diagnosed with having COVID-19 by an X-ray of my lungs. Here's the thing, I can still smell paprika, and taste oregano. I don't have a fever, but do have a cough and a slight difficulty in breathing.

It has been suggested that I self-quarantine for three weeks, meaning I should not go grocery shopping or go for walks. ?*%^&F#!!

As a photographer this is apocalyptic. Yeah, I know, who am I?

I am 68, and, OK, maybe fatuously still believe there are more photographs in me. Still, I won't put others in harm's way so I'll abide the doctor's suggestions and keep isolated*.

*Or try. I'm no hero.

timbazi
timbazi Regular Member • Posts: 329
Re: COVID

is this a flex?

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jnd Regular Member • Posts: 228
Re: COVID

Look on the bright side, now you have finally time to edit leftover photos, update your galleries or portfolio.

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OP WhiskeyBeforeBreakfast Senior Member • Posts: 1,153
Re: COVID

jnd wrote:

Look on the bright side, now you have finally time to edit leftover photos, update your galleries or portfolio.

Yep, been doing that since March. Sigh.

NickZ2016 Senior Member • Posts: 1,580
Re: COVID

WhiskeyBeforeBreakfast wrote:

I've just been diagnosed with having COVID-19 by an X-ray of my lungs.

An Xray would show pneumonia not the virus. The virus does often progress to pneumonia but I don't think an xray can find a virus.

Look after yourself. Do you have an Oxygen meter? If not get one from Amazon. If your O2 levels drop too much don't be shy about getting help.

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Ellis Vener
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Re: COVID

WhiskeyBeforeBreakfast wrote:

I've just been diagnosed with having COVID-19 by an X-ray of my lungs. Here's the thing, I can still smell paprika, and taste oregano. I don't have a fever, but do have a cough and a slight difficulty in breathing.

Fortunately no one in my immediate families ( my family and my siblings families) has been infected (yet) but I have several friends who have either been infected and recovered or have lost family members to the disease.

It has been suggested that I self-quarantine for three weeks, meaning I should not go grocery shopping or go for walks. ?*%^&F#!!

Yes that sucks. Are you sure you can't go for walks? 
If you live alone, do  you have someone who do shopping or run errands for you?

As a photographer this is apocalyptic. Yeah, I know, who am I?

You're just like the rest of us.

I am 68, and, OK, maybe fatuously still believe there are more photographs in me.

Of course there are.

Still, I won't put others in harm's way so I'll abide the doctor's suggestions and keep isolated*.

*Or try. I'm no hero.

Not one of us is a hero until they sacrifice something of themselves for the betterment of others.

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Although this does have some slight relevance to photography, that's not really what it's about.

From experience, these threads go nowhere good. I've put in hours upon hours of moderating time in several past threads trying to keep them civil, but it just can't be done.

I recommend discussing via PM, if you want to keep up the discussion, or facebook or wherever.

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