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Post by Don » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:05 am

Mathjak, what were your early symptoms and what would you recommend that a person do if experiencing those symptoms?
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:38 pm

The day the symptoms started I was jogging that morning running 3 miles ....late afternoon I had a tickle in my throat ..

I had a little tiny bit of not even a cough but more like you would do with a drip ..I didn’t even think about it .

Next day 101.4 ....felt crappy but not bad , wife and I were playing scrabble .....

Then I felt not so good 3rd day ..still fever , no appetite, the no sleeping started ...every time you doze off the body jolted me with a little adrenaline walking me up . Went to get tested and positive.

That went on for 8-9 days ..no sleep at all .

Day 10 holy shit .....oxygen levels were in the 80’s around 3am ....I was unstable standing ....my wife called an ambulance ...the virus generally regroups day 10 to 14 and attacks with a vengeance ..

I was admitted and released 14 days later ....home now , no oxygen needed although they provided us with oxygen generators .they make oxygen out of the air .

I am up and around , no bed all day and try to move and groove all day long .

Lung capacity is improving daily .

My wife is just a tad behind me ..tomorrow is day 29 from first symptoms for me ...I was treated with remdesivir infusions and steroids for weeks.

Mind you when my wife and I were tested my wife showed negative, I showed positive...having symptoms she went for another test elsewhere a week later and negative .

These are the tests where they roll a q-tip in a nostril not the swab that feels like it’s going to your brain .

When she went to the hospital they only use the long stick swab not the nostril one ..bingo she showed positive...the hospital said the tests being done can be inaccurate compared to the long swab .

How scary is it that after two negatives she would have just gone about thinking all’s well
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:49 pm

In retrospect I should have gotten to an emergency room way sooner ......the earlier they start the remdesivir the better it may be for you but no guarantee...we kept talking to our doctor and he felt we were fine .

But the virus was multiplying and every day adding something else in to the mix ...then around day 10 it is like it leveled off ...okay not so bad .

The hospital said most show up there days 10-14 when it regroups and does a full head on attack like nothing prior
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Post by Don » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:00 pm

Thank you. I'm glad you're feeling better. I have cancer, so I'm doubly worried. I'm 64, in NYC and can't seem to get a vaccine shot.
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:39 pm

Best of luck , stay safe
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Post by GT » Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:02 pm

mathjak107 wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:38 pm
The day the symptoms started I was jogging that morning running 3 miles ....late afternoon I had a tickle in my throat ..

I had a little tiny bit of not even a cough but more like you would do with a drip ..I didn’t even think about it .

Next day 101.4 ....felt crappy but not bad , wife and I were playing scrabble .....

Then I felt not so good 3rd day ..still fever , no appetite, the no sleeping started ...every time you doze off the body jolted me with a little adrenaline walking me up . Went to get tested and positive.

That went on for 8-9 days ..no sleep at all .

Day 10 holy shit .....oxygen levels were in the 80’s around 3am ....I was unstable standing ....my wife called an ambulance ...the virus generally regroups day 10 to 14 and attacks with a vengeance ..

I was admitted and released 14 days later ....home now , no oxygen needed although they provided us with oxygen generators .they make oxygen out of the air .

I am up and around , no bed all day and try to move and groove all day long .

Lung capacity is improving daily .

My wife is just a tad behind me ..tomorrow is day 29 from first symptoms for me ...I was treated with remdesivir infusions and steroids for weeks.

Mind you when my wife and I were tested my wife showed negative, I showed positive...having symptoms she went for another test elsewhere a week later and negative .

These are the tests where they roll a q-tip in a nostril not the swab that feels like it’s going to your brain .

When she went to the hospital they only use the long stick swab not the nostril one ..bingo she showed positive...the hospital said the tests being done can be inaccurate compared to the long swab .

How scary is it that after two negatives she would have just gone about thinking all’s well
wow - glad you are feeling better - sounds worse then I would like to admit.
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Post by mathjak107 » Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:56 pm

Added a piece of the gold position back

SPDR GOLD TR GOLD SHS
Print Order
Close Popup
Order Number 10J00XQ2
Status Filled at $172.34
Symbol GLD
Description SPDR GOLD TR GOLD SHS
Action Buy
Quantity 290 Shares
Route
FDLM
Order Type Market
Time in Force Day
Conditions None
Trade Type Cash
Market Session Standard
Order Date 01/19/2021, 02:38:55 PM ET
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:24 pm

Took profits in gold today
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Post by amdda01 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:09 pm

Was that 6% drop in GBTC too irresistable?
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Post by mathjak107 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:16 pm

Actually it was ha ha ha. I didn’t buy much
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Post by dualstow » Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:43 am

Not daytrading, but a mathjak question:

Are you a landlord in NYC? Are the tenants paying rent?
Or is that too personal?
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pariah — 1610s member of a low caste in S. India; Tamil (Dravidian) “drummer”, as members of the lowest caste played drums at festivals. “social outcast,” 1819.
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Post by mathjak107 » Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:52 am

No longer own any real estate ....we sold the last two apartments in 2019 and officially closed the LLC THIS YEAR .

The best thing e ver would have been if our tenants did not pay the rent ...because they were coop but had original rent stabilized tenants who did not buy in the 1980’s the only way to eventually get them out is if they didn’t pay the rent
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