The Aporkalypse is now!

The end is nigh!  The end is nigh!  The Aporkalypse has struck our house!  Isaac was diagnosed with swine flu today.  He started complaining of a headache and his fever really hit last night.  He is a pitiful thing…and all the squeals and oinks in his sleep…it was such a rough night for all of us.  Anyhow, he went to the doctor today and was diagnosed.  All the doctor did to diagnose him was go to this site.  I would definitely encourage you to diagnose yourself.  If I had known how simple it was, I would have saved the co-pay.  I believe they gave him some pills and some sort of oinkment.  Hopefully that will clear things up and get him back on all 4 hooves again soon.  Meanwhile, the rest of us are trying to be extra cautious about hand-washing and so on.

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I was studying up on the subject here since Emily told me of Isaac’s diagnosis and it turns out that the swine flu could be a threat to every single person in the United States.  I am so glad I am married!

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I think it is too late for Emily…she seems to have crossed over to the other part of the barn-yard!

Ok, so I don’t mean to make light of the bad things that have happened to folks who have contracted the swine flu.  We’re going to keep an eye on each other and just do our best to get through the illness.  Wash your hooves folks!

20 thoughts on “The Aporkalypse is now!

  1. Hope everyone gets well soon because we want to come and visit your barnyard but don’t want the swine (flu) to make us sick.

  2. A friend just moved into his hunting camp because his wife came down with it. Doesn’t that go against some vow?

  3. We seem to be coming through it all just fine. Abigail has it to but both of them are now fever-free so I suppose it’s winding down. We got tamiflu in them both very quickly and I am sure that it has helped a lot too. It is scary business considering the news that another person has passed in WV from it.

  4. I am glad they are doing better. It seems to be hitting around this area as well. Sickness certainly makes me nervous.

    Did the doc give you the prescription for Tamiflu? I was curious as to what the doc will do.

  5. Loretta – yeah, we went to the doc and they did the test to make sure it was flu…they said all of the cases they had been sending off had returned as positive for swine flu so they stopped sending them off. It’s treated the same as the regular flu anyhow…lots of fluids, and a prescription for tamiflu if it’s caught within 48 hours…both of the kids were caught quickly so we are lucky. I think the tamiflu did wonders!

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