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The Pom Queen

Day to Day Diary of Coronavirus/Covid-19 2020

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9 minutes ago, simmo said:

Oh no!!  His symptoms sound similar to mine, high temps and sleeping a lot.  Please take care!

How fast did you deteriorate. He is worried about being around me but I’ve said it’s probably too late now anyway so we stick together. I just hope my son stays ok. He seems fine. 

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13 minutes ago, The Pom Queen said:

How fast did you deteriorate. He is worried about being around me but I’ve said it’s probably too late now anyway so we stick together. I just hope my son stays ok. He seems fine. 

I got really bad around day 10 by day 12 I struggled breathing and high temperature.

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37 minutes ago, simmo said:

I got really bad around day 10 by day 12 I struggled breathing and high temperature.

Did you ever find out how you got it? I may have missed the post


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8 minutes ago, The Pom Queen said:

Did you ever find out how you got it? I may have missed the post

No but I suspect I was at our head office because I sat with my colleague who is now in hospital with it. He had worse symptoms than me but he has recently had treatment for prostate cancer. I think we definitely picked it up from the same source. Maybe I infected him? I don't know.

I had also been on the underground that week so who knows.

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2 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

Not had a great 48 hours. I went out two nights ago on my wheelchair taking some videos of the spider webs and looking for what’s killing the wildlife. We have found a dead koala and a dead Joey with its head taken recently. 
My wheelchair is broke, the battery has stopped charging again I’m getting about 5 months out of them, they cost $1,000 each time and they have to go away because the battery is not accessible without removing everything. So that costs me $600 on top of the $1000. I’m gutted, it’s my only freedom and I can’t afford that. Magic Mobility the manufacturer tell me to go to my supplier and they just ignore all emails/calls.

Then hubby has come down with a virus, temp of 40, cough and struggling to breathe and my asthma is playing up although Dr today thinks mine is the virus also. Apart from episodes where I haven’t been able to breathe I feel normal for me. They still won’t do testing here because we haven’t traveled overseas. Dr said treatment is same and we don’t need a name. He didn’t seem concerned with hubby but because I couldn’t breathe when talking he advised to call ambulance if I get worse but for now take inhalers and hubby take Panadol. Hubby has slept all day. His temp had come down to 38 just before midnight after his lemsip. Fingers crossed in the morning he feels better. Dr said fever can last 4 days so be prepared.  Hubby has only ever popped in to the supermarket and then back to isolation. So we would be unlucky if it was. 
 

What your Dr is telling you is now out of date.  People with symptoms should all now be tested in Queensland.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-06/coronavirus-queensland-testing-expanded-symptoms-hotspots/12124836

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2 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

They are beautiful, I didn’t even know Woolworths sold orchids. Do you cross breed or whatever the proper term is lol 😂 and when you do can you then name it or would someone else own that name

Big W to be precise. So too, Bunnings.

No, I don't cross breed them, that is quite the specialist's job. All I do, is to divide the clumps, which is very, very easy and then give the orchids to anyone who wants them.

Cheers, Bobj.

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4 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

Not had a great 48 hours. I went out two nights ago on my wheelchair taking some videos of the spider webs and looking for what’s killing the wildlife. We have found a dead koala and a dead Joey with its head taken recently. 
My wheelchair is broke, the battery has stopped charging again I’m getting about 5 months out of them, they cost $1,000 each time and they have to go away because the battery is not accessible without removing everything. So that costs me $600 on top of the $1000. I’m gutted, it’s my only freedom and I can’t afford that. Magic Mobility the manufacturer tell me to go to my supplier and they just ignore all emails/calls.

Then hubby has come down with a virus, temp of 40, cough and struggling to breathe and my asthma is playing up although Dr today thinks mine is the virus also. Apart from episodes where I haven’t been able to breathe I feel normal for me. They still won’t do testing here because we haven’t traveled overseas. Dr said treatment is same and we don’t need a name. He didn’t seem concerned with hubby but because I couldn’t breathe when talking he advised to call ambulance if I get worse but for now take inhalers and hubby take Panadol. Hubby has slept all day. His temp had come down to 38 just before midnight after his lemsip. Fingers crossed in the morning he feels better. Dr said fever can last 4 days so be prepared.  Hubby has only ever popped in to the supermarket and then back to isolation. So we would be unlucky if it was. 
 

Hope your both on the mend ASAP 

stay safe 

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6 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

Not had a great 48 hours. I went out two nights ago on my wheelchair taking some videos of the spider webs and looking for what’s killing the wildlife. We have found a dead koala and a dead Joey with its head taken recently. 
My wheelchair is broke, the battery has stopped charging again I’m getting about 5 months out of them, they cost $1,000 each time and they have to go away because the battery is not accessible without removing everything. So that costs me $600 on top of the $1000. I’m gutted, it’s my only freedom and I can’t afford that. Magic Mobility the manufacturer tell me to go to my supplier and they just ignore all emails/calls.

Then hubby has come down with a virus, temp of 40, cough and struggling to breathe and my asthma is playing up although Dr today thinks mine is the virus also. Apart from episodes where I haven’t been able to breathe I feel normal for me. They still won’t do testing here because we haven’t traveled overseas. Dr said treatment is same and we don’t need a name. He didn’t seem concerned with hubby but because I couldn’t breathe when talking he advised to call ambulance if I get worse but for now take inhalers and hubby take Panadol. Hubby has slept all day. His temp had come down to 38 just before midnight after his lemsip. Fingers crossed in the morning he feels better. Dr said fever can last 4 days so be prepared.  Hubby has only ever popped in to the supermarket and then back to isolation. So we would be unlucky if it was. 
 

Sending love xM

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7 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

Did you ever find out how you got it? I may have missed the post

The incubation period is about two weeks, so maybe think back to what your oh or your son were doing ten days to a fortnight ago.  

Remember young people often have very mild symptoms, so your son might have picked it up and not even noticed he was sick, and he's passed it on to your oh. 

If he went shopping, did he use the self-service checkouts or was he up close and personal at the checkout?

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Not had a great 48 hours. I went out two nights ago on my wheelchair taking some videos of the spider webs and looking for what’s killing the wildlife. We have found a dead koala and a dead Joey with its head taken recently. 
My wheelchair is broke, the battery has stopped charging again I’m getting about 5 months out of them, they cost $1,000 each time and they have to go away because the battery is not accessible without removing everything. So that costs me $600 on top of the $1000. I’m gutted, it’s my only freedom and I can’t afford that. Magic Mobility the manufacturer tell me to go to my supplier and they just ignore all emails/calls.
Then hubby has come down with a virus, temp of 40, cough and struggling to breathe and my asthma is playing up although Dr today thinks mine is the virus also. Apart from episodes where I haven’t been able to breathe I feel normal for me. They still won’t do testing here because we haven’t traveled overseas. Dr said treatment is same and we don’t need a name. He didn’t seem concerned with hubby but because I couldn’t breathe when talking he advised to call ambulance if I get worse but for now take inhalers and hubby take Panadol. Hubby has slept all day. His temp had come down to 38 just before midnight after his lemsip. Fingers crossed in the morning he feels better. Dr said fever can last 4 days so be prepared.  Hubby has only ever popped in to the supermarket and then back to isolation. So we would be unlucky if it was. 
 



Please take care, and lobby the Doc’s, Hospital Trusts to get attended to appropriately. Especially if there are underlying conditions.
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6 hours ago, ramot said:

Sending love xM

I have questions about the battery type and charging procedure.  Let me know when the time is appropriate? I’ve done a lot of research on batteries/chargers/failure modes over the last 12-24 months.  

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5 hours ago, Bulya said:

I have questions about the battery type and charging procedure.  Let me know when the time is appropriate? I’ve done a lot of research on batteries/chargers/failure modes over the last 12-24 months.  

Think you meant to reply to PQ

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13 minutes ago, ramot said:

Think you meant to reply to PQ

I did.  My apologies 

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Stay healthy PQ and family.   Sending love from WA. xxxx

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18 hours ago, Gbye grey sky said:

What your Dr is telling you is now out of date.  People with symptoms should all now be tested in Queensland.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-06/coronavirus-queensland-testing-expanded-symptoms-hotspots/12124836

That’s only Brisbane, Cairns and Gold Coast Council areas afaik we don’t come under them

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Pretty normal day got up worked out at home instead of the gym, roads are quieter on the commute which is nice went to work we are working half in office half WFH week on week off to maintain social distancing still fairly normal in Perth seems to be more people out in my area along the foreshore getting some exercise, saw pictures of Northbridge though which is normally heaving on a weekend and it was totally dead.

So far precautions seem to be working as we are in a really good place compared to places like the UK, think those saying social distancing will only last a couple of months are being very optimistic I reckon this will go on a while yet. Elderly neighbours were sat on camp chairs at the end of there drive having a beer and chat with the elderly couple on the opposite side as I got in from work which was good to see. Did think there were to many old folk out at the shops over the weekend though going about things as normal.

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Sunbathing, and watching the new grass seed grow.

A little bit peeved. Nothing but rain all winter, as soon as I get locked in, beautiful sunshine.

I need some rain for the new grass seed. Costing me money watering with the hose.

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Had a splitting headache all day. My online delivery came from Woolworths, I really can’t get the hang of it. I ordered some microwave chips for my son, online I saw the picture thought it was a 4 pack, it turned out it said 4 minutes so he has 1 little box. I ordered us some tins of baked beans thought they were the normal size they turned out to be the little tiny ones. Then the tub of ice cream that I told my son would probably take up a full shelf, slipped in to the door space in between everything else and will probably be gone after two servings. The boys find it hilarious, I find it so annoying. 😂😂


 

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Went into Mackay yesterday, to get a fortnight's groceries. On the way home, about 25 km out from town, a police officer was stopping cars. My turn came and he asked if this was a non essential trip and could see the shopping bags, I nodded and he mentioned living in Paradise, I nodded and he replied, "Lucky bastard"

Cheers, Bobj.

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2 hours ago, The Pom Queen said:

Had a splitting headache all day. My online delivery came from Woolworths, I really can’t get the hang of it. I ordered some microwave chips for my son, online I saw the picture thought it was a 4 pack, it turned out it said 4 minutes so he has 1 little box. I ordered us some tins of baked beans thought they were the normal size they turned out to be the little tiny ones. Then the tub of ice cream that I told my son would probably take up a full shelf, slipped in to the door space in between everything else and will probably be gone after two servings. The boys find it hilarious, I find it so annoying. 😂😂


 

Hopefully you weren’t paying full prices for all those mini-versions.


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