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It's confirmed-I have walking pneumonia! Thanks CHA!!!

I wanted to do a quick post to update my status. Many of you already know that I left CHA early because I had gotten sick while there and was continuing to get sicker. Since then, I've been literally knocked completely off my feet and just haven't been able to get well, despite following doctor's orders and resting for over 23 hours a day!  I finally got confirmation today that I do have walking pneumonia (and I pretty much already knew that's what it was before seeing the doctor today, since I've had it a few times in the past, so I know the symptoms!).  But it does explain a lot, including the utter exhaustion.  Those of you who know me know I typically run at Mach 1,000 most the time, so this has been quite tough to handle, since I have zero energy (not to mention I feel as if I've been run over by a very large truck!).  The doctor says that this started out as the flu (and yes, I have had my flu shot and I get one every year!) and I was likely exposed at CHA