Thursday, November 19, 2020

COVID-19

 Well we now have the virus in our household. Hubby started not feeling well Saturday and I told him if he did not feel any better by Monday he better get tested. Sure enough he has the virus and now I am started with the same symptoms as he did. Mostly like a head cold with sore throat, cough and runny nose. He had a low grade fever a couple times but so far I have not had any fever.

Anyway since I was to have an appointment on Wednesday with my surgeon I called in to see if I should cancel. They recommended I keep the appointment because of my cancer diagnosis but go to the outside clinic which was in the Emergency parking lot. So we did and parked in special slots with numbers assigned to them along with a phone number. So when we got there I called that number and told them Slot #5 and the surgeon and a nurse came out and checked my incision while I sat in the car. They both were gowned and masked up really well and so I hope that they will not be infected. But the good news is that my incision is doing what it is supposed to do....drain. I am to see him again after we are done quarantining.

We are instructed to rest a lot, drink lots of fluids, take Tylenol and so therefore I don't imagine I will be posting any cards for awhile again. At least before I got this COVID-19 I had sent out all the Thanksgiving cards to the shut-ins. So many of the nursing homes have this virus too. So I hope the cards will perk up those infected.  

It seems to be very catchy stuff. And, we always masked up but I guess that doesn't mean you will not get it. Only went to the grocery store and drug store. Also the doctors office a lot. So far we seem to have mild cases as the fevers are low or non existant in my case. I hope all of you continue to stay away from it.

God bless, Verna

36 comments:

Darnell said...

Verna, I am so sorry you both have tested positive for Covid, but glad to hear the good news about your healing from your surgery. The virus is scary. I will pray for you both that your symptoms continue to be mild ones and you soon recover. Love, Darnell

Doreen said...

I am so sorry to hear this, I do hope your symptoms stay mild.xxx

Leslie Miller said...

I'm so sorry to hear this, Verna. The virus is scary and unpredictable, so I'm hoping it stays as mild in your cases as it appears to be now. I know you were cautious, but we depend upon others to be cautious, as well. Therein lies the problem. Sending hugs!

Cindy C. said...

So sorry to hear this Verna! Hope that it does not get worst and you both would be on the mend soon!!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Take care of yourselves. Prayers of healing for both symptoms are being sent your way.

Liz said...

Oh gosh, Verna. Hope your symptoms don't get any worse and wishing you both a speedy recovery. xx

Bunny said...

Oh, Verna.I'm so sorry to hear this. Y'all will be in my prayers. I hope it's a mild case. Very mild. Big hugs to you. I could just cry. [Bunny]

Barbara said...

I too am so sorry to hear this. Hugs and prayers for you to continue to better health.

Swissie said...

I'm so sorry for you, Verna!
Take care, stay safe and get well soon!
All the best and God's blessings for both of you!
Liv xx

kiwimeskreations said...

Oh Verna my heart sank when i heard your news. Gentle cyber {{{{hugs}}} and prayers that you recover quickly and completely with no complications
Blessings
Maxine

Sandra H said...

I am sorry to learn you both have tested positive hopefully though it will be mild symptoms and clear quickly for you both and recover quickly sending virtual 🤗 xx

Lisa Babitz said...

I am so sorry to hear that you and your husband are sick. Praying that you both continue to experience mild symptoms and that your recovery is quick with no lasting side effects. It is so scary that being cautious and "following all the rules" does not guarantee one's ability to avoid this virus. You and your family have been through so much this past year. Praying for much, much, much better days ahead for you all.

Dawn S. said...

So sorry to her this, Verna. I'm glad that you seem to have mild cases, and also that your incision is healing well. Sending lots of prayers and virtual hugs!

Sue said...

Prayers for you both. Hope you continue to heal.

TK said...

Oh, Verna! I feel horrible for you... I pray the Lord will protect both of you, will heal and continue with His loving arms wrapped securely around you. Be patient and I trust that He will bring you through this triumphantly! Take care and follow the Dr's guidance, and I will continue to pray

Brenda in IN said...

Sending prayers for you both and for a quick recovery with no serious repercussions. It is everywhere and I'm glad you wore your masks. They hopefully kept you from getting a worse case. The new is good about your surgery. I'm so glad you were able to keep the appt. and have it checked.

Donna Ellis said...

Verna, thank you for sharing this leg of your journey with us. I was scared to hear this in light of your cancer diagnosis, but felt better reading your post. Thank you for enlightening us, too, about being extra careful. Sounds like you did everything right and still caught it. I went for my mammogram early this morning. Knowing how crowded the place is, and how tiny the rooms are, I had decided to double masked for the first time. While everything appeared to be cleaned often, well spaced, etc, I did notice one male employee and one male patient (both under 30) not wearing their masks properly, so that their noses were completely exposed. Usually, I have to get an ultrasound with my mammos, and for the first time in nearly 20 years, I did not need one today! That room is especially tiny, so I was extremely grateful that the newer machines show such great details. Verna, you are in my prayers each day, with much gratitude for our long time friendship thru SNS. I hope your covid symptoms remain moderate, and that you are soon completely recovered not only from COVID, but also healed from your cancer procedures. Loving you, de

Judy Woodland said...

Oh my gosh, Verna. I sure didn't expect to read THIS post. Sounds like you both have mild cases, which is good. If you can get over it without complication, at least you will probably be immune for awhile. Of course we don't know for how long, but hopefully permanently. Just take care of yourselves. Glad to hear your wound is healing nicely, it's the most we can hope for. Thinking about you today with love.

Lisa K said...

Sorry you are dealing with this virus up close and personal. Glad the doctor's came to your car to attend your drain. Take care of yourself! Know I am thinking of you and praying when I do.

Bonnie Garby said...

So sorry to hear this Verna. Sending prayers your way and take it easy and feel better soon! Big hugs!!

Jeanne H said...

I too wish for you and your DH a uncomplicated and speedy recovery. I'll see you when you can create.

laurie said...

Sorry you both have covid! I will be praying they are mild cases and are well quickly!

Mac Mable said...

Dearest Verna ...I am thinking of you both, sending positive thoughts and love x. I am so sorry you both managed to catch Covid, even thought you were extremely careful. Thank you for the update on your Cancer and the incision and I am so glad that it is healing well and doing what it is supposed to be doing x. Hugs x

Carol L said...

Goodness, I'm so sorry to learn you and your husband came down with the virus. Just take good care of yourself and be thankful your incision is healing normally without any issues. Take care and stay safe through it all. Hugs!

Greta said...

Oh no--so very sad to read that you & hubby have Covid. I did think of you when I heard how bad things are in South Dakota, but was hoping you wouldn't get it. Makes me even happier that we have the outside pick-up option here. I've been worried about my Physical Therapy sessions & now I again wonder if it's worth it. Anyway, I do pray you both recover quickly without complications! Great news the surgeon gave you a good report. Take care, Greta

Patti J said...

Oh, Verna. I am so happy to hear how well you are recovering from your cancer, but totally shocked to hear that Covid has found your household. How have people without faith made it through 2020? You are always in my prayers, but I’ll double up! Hope your symptoms remain minimal, and that your recovery is quick. Big (gentle) hugs!

Diane said...

Wow, news we don't like to hear! Prayers to your family to recover fast with hopefully a mild case! Amazing how careful we are but it only takes ones to infect us!! I have been sick the last five weeks and am finally feeling better, NOT covid but a viral infection of some sort!! Take care my dear and I hope you get well soon!!

Sharyn Polesel said...

I'm so sorry to hear you and your husband have COVID. We are trying very hard to do all we can to avoid it, but you never know. Prayers that you both are feeling better soon.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh my gosh what awful news! So glad your symptoms are light and that you both recover quickly. 💕

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Not good! I hope that will be all you have to experience. Keeping my fingers crossed. Just rest as much as you can and continue to do that even if you start to feel better, as it sometimes comes back with a vengeance. Forget the card making. Your health is the most important thing you have.

Dandi93 said...
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Dandi93 said...

I'm so sorry to hear the virus has hit you and your family. Praying the symptoms stay mild for you both. Big hugs

Nancy said...

Oh, Verna this is not what I wanted to read from you. I am so very sorry to hear that you and hubby both have Covid. I pray the symptoms stay mild as they are now and you both feel better very, very soon. As for your surgery, can you send me a message and feel me in. I feel as if I have been under a rock and that is not the case I just have my hands really full with taking care of my dad and DT commitments. That is no excuse but it is the truth. Big Big Hugs!!!

Karen Dunbrook said...

I am so sorry to read about your diagnosis....you've had so much to deal with already this year.
I hope you get through it easily and that your symptoms stay mild.
sending many hugs and many prayers for a speedy recovery.
xx Karen

Hetty said...

Hello Verna, only just now I read about the virus that caught you and your husband.
It is such a terrible thing, but as you are being crafty again, you are on the mend and that is wonderful news.
Stay safe the both of you.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh No, Verna, not the dreaded Covid! I am relieved that your symptoms have been mild and I hope you and your husband heal quickly. Praying for you.

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