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Flu shot

It’s 10:15 and I just got a flu shot about 2 minutes ago. Last time I got a flu shot, back in 2002, I got sick a couple days later. I figure this time I’ll write everything down so that if I get sick from this one too, then maybe I’ll just pass on the shots in the future. I rarely get sick, so if I feel like I’m assuming a reasonable risk of getting sick by taking the flu shot, I might just leave it alone in the future.

Unfortunately, I’m traveling in 2 days, so if I do get a little sick, I’ll have to endure it on the road.

No, I’m not paranoid. No, I don’t think flu shots are a bad idea. Yes, I know it’s very rare that a flu shot can cause the flu and that it usually only happens in people who are already sick.

Update 1

It’s been about 24 hours since the flu shot and I feel fine. Hopefully I’m in the clear and I don’t have to worry about catching the flu this year.

Update 2

I think I’m in the clear. It’s been over two days and no signs of any sickness. I’m pretty worn out today, so I’d be feeling it if I was getting sick. No more updates unless I start feeling poorly in the next few days.

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