I tested positive for Covid-19 last Thursday. I used a home test.
I think the first symptoms were last Monday.
After I took the test I called my GP's office and did a telemedicine session.
"Take Tylenol and Nyquil, she advised." I followed her instructions.
I've been self-quarantining, outside of making a curbside pickup of some edibles.
Today, I spent almost four hours at the hospital so I could get a treatment of Regeneron Monoclonal Antibodies.
While I was waiting, there were a lot of people in the ER who were not wearing masks, or only covering their mouths.
One guy sat about six feet from me. No mask. "You might want to put on your mask..." I started.
"I'm eating," he replied.
"...because I have covid." I finished. He put his mask on.
I looked around at the other people in the room with masks.
Stupid, stupid stupid, I thought.
I was tested again-- and it confirmed the home test.
And I was X-rayed. My chest.
The doctor came back and said there was a little bit of stuff in my lungs-- could be pneumonia.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization (more...)