ChristinaH

ChristinaHWe are interested in learning about how life has changed for you since receiving your Covid vaccine. Click on the link below to leave your feedback.

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1 week ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123The article below discusses
 New clues on how our immune systems work with Covid 19:https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950939

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  • KandyBecause I had covid they say I am immune till July.  Then its decide about the covid vaccine.  I did get the antibodies iv at first then the iv of remdesivir a day I do not remember how many times. 
    11 hours ago
  • Ksmiles123Hello! You have time to recover and them decide. It may be challenging for a few days if you do decide to get vaccinated but it will provide you protection going forward.  Focus on feeling better at this point in time.:)2 hours ago
Cupcake65

Cupcake65

Yes and no!  My pulmonologist and infectious disease are both following guidelines from NJH for treatment. Iโ€™m still waiting to hear back from Denver as MR trickling in. Was yours as extensive throughout the lungs and has it reappeared?

1 day ago

Cupcake65

Cupcake65

Anyone been treated with 3 antibiotics for 18 months minimum?  NTM scarring and active disease noted both lungs, all 5 lobes. Bronchiectasis present noted. Only symptoms I have are clearing my throat and not being able to get mucus out, even using hypertonic saline with nebulizer and flutter valve device....This is all 1 month new to me๐Ÿ˜” please and thank you in advance ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜”โค

2 days ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Hello! The article below offers tips on improving your immunity. What ways have you improved your immunity since the pandemic? https://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-strengthen-immunity

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  • laff4evrI read the article and can tick most of the boxes.
    But getting my groove from off to on may take some doing. 1 day ago
  • Ksmiles123Yes, knowing and doing are two different cups of tea.... we are moving in the right direction as long as we are taking baby steps towards improving our health.:)1 day ago
Kandy

Kandy

I had the nicest Mothers Day!!  Son family brought flowers a card.  Daughter out of town had flowers delivered.  Another daughter brought a big balloon and supper bet you can't guess what?  She said my favorite.  I didn't guess was liver and onions!!  I love it and her hubby is a great cook.  Never would have guessed.  I had a great Mothers Day! 

2 days ago

Kandy

KandyHappy Mothers Day to all the moms in the group!!

4 days ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Hello! Happy Motherโ€™s, Grandmothers, Godmotherโ€™s, Foster Motherโ€™s, Soon to be Motherโ€™s, Want to be Motherโ€™s and all who act in a โ€œMotherly Fashion โ€œ on a regular basis Day! Enjoy this special day!๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜

4 days ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123Hello! The article below reviews the update on Moderna booster shots for the variants:https://www.webmd.com/vaccines/covid-19-vaccine/news/20210506/moderna-covid-vaccine-booster-works-against-variants?ecd=wnl_spr_050721&ctr=wnl-spr-050721_promotwo_link_1&mb=BV9hlHMDfjVlJNmGRIb%40PxXFE73IOX1cnRFKG4M8oE4%3d

5 days ago

Kandy

Kandyvoted on Long-Haulers Syndrome, The Post-COVID Infection Journey

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6 days ago

Cupcake65

Cupcake65

Hi Kandy!  Thanks for reaching out. How has your day been?

6 days ago

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  • Ksmiles123Kandy,
    It seriously is important to get rest. Let your family know that you may need to rest in the afternoon, inform them of good hours to knock on your door.  It will be a gift in the long haul.:)4 days ago
  • KandyI will notify all of them next time. 2 days ago
  • Ksmiles123People have good intentions; however, we must voice our needs in order to get stronger.:)2 days ago
Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Happy Nurses Day to all the wonderful nurses who care for respiratory patients throughout the world! 

6 days ago

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  • Ksmiles123Cupcake,
    You are most welcome! I hope that you had a good day!  You have a great picture/ understanding of Bronchiectasis/ recurrent lung infections . I am so glad that the CF Community has made great gains over the past decade.  I am sure that families were grateful for your support. 
    I started out on Med/ surgical unit, worked in the OR for a year. The OR was not for me since I missed the live patient connection.
    I was then a charge ER nurse for 7 years. I did rotations to CCU, ICU. 
    I then got into healthcare business development for 5 years. My last full time career was being a long term care administrator.  The field of nursing is diversified with many options and is personally rewarding. Cheers to all fellow nurses. 6 days ago
  • ChristinaHHappy Nurses Day! Nurses are the "muscle" in hospitals and doctors offices. They care for the sick, advocate for their patients, as well as so much more! Thank you, nurses!6 days ago
  • Ksmiles123Christina,
    You are most welcome! We are all in this together. RTs save lives. We all contribute to improving patient care.5 days ago
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6 days ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Hello! Some good news re: Covid treatment: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950113

1 week ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123answered the question Covid Vaccine - Life After

Christina, Yes, I am so looking forward to attending some social events in the near future. I am a social person, bu nature and it has been really challenging to be so restricted. There is not light at the end of the tunnel; however, we still must …
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1 week ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Hello! Happy Cinco de Mayo! We must continually look for reasons to celebrate, no matter how small the celebration is. Below is an article on Cinco de Mayo:https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/festivals/how-cinco-de-mayo-is-celebrated-in-mexico.  Do something little to celebrate the occasion and boost your spirits.

1 week ago

laff4evr

laff4evrThe Kentucky Derby is run in my hometown of Louisville.
Some folks dress up for the event which was Saturday.
It figures this guy wouldn't be wearing a mask.

1 week ago

Kandy

Kandy

1 week ago

ChristinaH

ChristinaHasked the question: Covid Vaccine - Life After

For those of you that have received your Covid vaccine, have you been able to enjoy more โ€œpeace-of-mindโ€? What activities are you planning to do now that you are vaccinated?

1 week ago

ChristinaH

ChristinaHanswered the question What diet is best for Bronchiectasis?

Kandy had a great article. Thank you! I would stress the intake of lots of fluids to keep mucus thin. Probiotics will help with gut health (especially if you are taking antibiotics). Also, limiting simple carbohydrates (I like to refer to them as "white" …
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1 week ago

Deppydo

Deppydoasked the question: What diet is best for Bronchiectasis?

What diet is best for bronchiectasis

1 week ago

CDVern

CDVern

I'm here to learn more about dealing with chronic fatigue from bronchiectasis. Any tips?

1 week ago

Ksmiles123

Ksmiles123

Hello! Did you have any major side effects from the Covid vaccination? 

1 week ago

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It is not our intention to serve as a substitute for medical advice and any content posted should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. While we encourage individuals to share their personal experiences with bronchiectasis and NTM, please consult a physician before making changes to your own disease management plan.



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