Well, I Got The 'Rona

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NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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So, I was in Springfield at the end of the month. I came back onto the road on 6/1, and felt like I had a nasty bout of seasonal allergies. Nope. Turns out it's the dang 'Rona, with one nasty day, and basically a sinus infection. I'm sitting here parked for however long Prime says, and I'm 32 hours into waiting for someone else to come take my trailer. I am already bored out of my mind.

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Anne A. (Momma Anne) & To's Comment
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So, I was in Springfield at the end of the month. I came back onto the road on 6/1, and felt like I had a nasty bout of seasonal allergies. Nope. Turns out it's the dang 'Rona, with one nasty day, and basically a sinus infection. I'm sitting here parked for however long Prime says, and I'm 32 hours into waiting for someone else to come take my trailer. I am already bored out of my mind.

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Awh, DANG ... GIRL !

I get season allergies SO BAD myself, almost took one of my home tests, too.

Sheesh; hope you feel better soon! Create some Tik Tok's or something to kill the time, haha!

We wuv ya... be better soon!

~ Anne ~

Travis's Comment
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First time having it? if not how were the previous cases?

Either way hope it's mild! At least you'll have up to date immunity on it

So, I was in Springfield at the end of the month. I came back onto the road on 6/1, and felt like I had a nasty bout of seasonal allergies. Nope. Turns out it's the dang 'Rona, with one nasty day, and basically a sinus infection. I'm sitting here parked for however long Prime says, and I'm 32 hours into waiting for someone else to come take my trailer. I am already bored out of my mind.

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NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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I'm pretty sure I had a very mild case around Valentine's Day as well. Mom popped positive the day after I left, and I had the sniffles at that point too. If that's the case, it was literally like a sinus infection, with head fog and popping ears.

This time, I thought it was seasonal allergies, headache, then the body aches started. I was leaving my shipper in Anderson Indiana, gave my dispatch a heads up that I wasn't feeling great, but would keep them posted. Made it to Iowa 80 and called it. They had no OTC tests. Body aches, chills, fever, and very productive cough. Took 34 hrs while they tried finding me a repower. NoJoy. With DayQuil, Advil, and Zicam, I could function, but not well, and that only lasted about a day. Was able to drive and made it to Loves in Anderson, NE, saw a stack of tests, and grabbed some to keep on the truck. Took one for "shiggles" and within 5 minutes it was positive. Whoops. All in all, I'm not feeling too terrible, I'm down to Advil, Tylenol, and gatorade on top of my normal water intake.

First time having it? if not how were the previous cases?

Either way hope it's mild! At least you'll have up to date immunity on it

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So, I was in Springfield at the end of the month. I came back onto the road on 6/1, and felt like I had a nasty bout of seasonal allergies. Nope. Turns out it's the dang 'Rona, with one nasty day, and basically a sinus infection. I'm sitting here parked for however long Prime says, and I'm 32 hours into waiting for someone else to come take my trailer. I am already bored out of my mind.

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I hope you get better soon!

I had it back in December, day 3 to 5 was the worst with the coughing and fever. Started to feel better after that, most surprising thing was how tired I felt. I was exhausted no matter how much I slept.

I did get a 2 week unpaid vacation that I didn't get to enjoy since I was sick for half of it.

NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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I think that lines up with my timeline pretty well. I have a high tolerance for being sick and just working through it, so hopefully I'm past the worst.

I hope you get better soon!

I had it back in December, day 3 to 5 was the worst with the coughing and fever. Started to feel better after that, most surprising thing was how tired I felt. I was exhausted no matter how much I slept.

I did get a 2 week unpaid vacation that I didn't get to enjoy since I was sick for half of it.

BK's Comment
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Bummer for you. I got it when I did experienced driver training at Schneider in Green Bay. The symptoms started 7 days later while I was on an assignment. They had me quarantine 7 full days in my truck. Not terrible because I had plenty of reading material with me, but I was very relieved when I could get going again. Hopefully you have the milder variant and recover quickly. Get well!

PJ's Comment
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Hopefully it is mild for you. I caught it first of jan and have never in my life been that sick. It kicked my butt very hard.

Wile E.'s Comment
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My wife and I both had it in January 2021. We had low fever, periodic coughing spasms, I lost taste and smell and got headaches that would last about a half hour then just disappear. At that time, the media was running heavy with their doom and gloom reporting, and for us the worst of it was the unknown of waiting for the hammer to drop. The hammer never dropped, thankfully. Mild case, 2 weeks at home, bored. I devolved into watching foreign movies with subtitles.

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A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

PackRat's Comment
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So???? How are you doing now? We've been waiting for an update forever!

Pray you are getting well ASAP.

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