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Not a pretty sight

Post by Pepe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:39 am

Unfortunately, I’ve been knocked back by an attack of shingles which, amongst other things, has affected vision in my left eye.
However, looking on the bright side (through my right eye of course :fsbgrin: ) I had earlier put down markers for our CTC and for
Team Philip in this month’s IRL 1 mile.

I’ll be back...but don’t yet know when.
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by plummy » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:14 am

Sorry to hear that Philip, shingles is thoroughly unpleasant I believe so best wishes for a speedy recovery.

I'm sure the rest of the team will make a special effort to cheer you up ;-)
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by MaxMacLaren1 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:45 pm

Captain Philip, I wish you a steady recovery and hope this cheers you up...
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Ian Bee » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:46 pm

From the vantage point of the opposing crows nest, your crew are doing you proud. Speedy recovery!
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Pepe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:49 pm

Thanks, Max, that’s a welcome tonic.
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Pepe » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:51 pm

Thanks, Ian. Hope it won’t be too long before I’m back in action.
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Wolfmiester » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:41 am

Best wishes Philip.
I'd say don't do too much too soon, but you are far too experienced to fall in to that trap :-)
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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Claudius » Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:40 pm

Hope you will get well soon Philip...shingles...thats herpes...hope you got a good antiviral med like Brivudin...and treat pain early-->esp. nerve pain...maybe pregabalin, and capsaicin local

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Re: Not a pretty sight

Post by Jill » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:13 pm

Philip, I am sorry to hear that you are having to cope with the discomfort of shingles.

With reference to Claudius’s comments, my friend, Patricia, developed shingles about three years ago. She was diagnosed very quickly and then immediately prescribed medication that certainly helped to alleviate the symptoms.

Best wishes towards a good recovery.

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