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john grinsel
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PostSubject: Lost Summer for me   Thu Oct 15, 2015 2:45 pm

Early June decided to ride to Key West again---got about half way thru FL----got sick, dizzy, throw up, no power.

Returned to Chattanooga @ about 100 miles at a time, Motel 6 to Motel 6-----US medicine being ranked 36th in world and I am sure TN at the bottom of that list.

Been to Doctors which equals pills here----now the only way to be alert= at least 2 cans of Big Red Pop perday to perk me up.

Old Age? Virus? combo? I think several days of 100F temps, bad food (easy to find in south), bad water?

Been to VA---their idea if you are 75 or older and can walk in and then out=you are ok. Joke?

Over sick stomach, still can be dizzy sometimes, seeing another specialist in the AM.

Bottom Line: sure screwed up any long trips this summer. As I use scooter for general transport, still ride everyday---there are good days and bad days. Driving car ok.....but who wants to do that?

Not going to become trailer biker!

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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Thu Oct 15, 2015 6:06 pm


Sorry to hear your problems John. Hope you get well soon and get back to doing what you love. small moped
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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:10 pm

Sure sounds like the case of Moctezuma's Revenge I got once in Baja California. Maybe a bit of dehydration thrown in? Motel 6 sure wouldn't help either unless they're a lot better than on the West coast.
Sure hope you're feeling chipper again soon.
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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:46 am

It does sound a bit like Montezuma's revenge but that usually passes in just a few days, sounds like John has been fighting this for months.
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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:29 am

Ugh, hope you get the answers you need, thats gotta suck.
You sound like one tough trooper though. Im in TN as well, I hope you find the care you need.
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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:00 pm

Just make sure thru lab testing it's not C-Def, it can be a killer. Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Lost Summer for me   Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:15 am

Whatever it is, hope you get well soon John. What a bummer for the summer. Hang in there.!!!
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