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Vaccine recipients....

Discussion in 'off topic' started by RoyleBlue, Jan 5, 2021.

  1. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    I got to the check in desk at the vaccination mega-centre to hear the young woman in front of me trying to explain she had an appointment and getting out a foreign identity card. After about ten minutes and several people after me who had rapidly gone through the other desks, the person dealing with her waved me away to another desk. I asked the adjacent one if they could take me but was told “this is the Moderna queue” ( for under 40s). I was leaving after the jab and looked back to see the same woman at the same desk still waving various items- card, phone etc around, remonstrating with the clerk.

    No ill effects whatsoever 16 hours later (AZ).
     
  2. gustav_errata

    gustav_errata pfm Member

    I had my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine last weekend with no ill affects other than a sore shoulder.
     
  3. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    It must be that distinctly extinct feeling :D
     
  4. Vinny

    Vinny pfm Member

    Second AZ a week ago and it maybe made me slightly drowsey for 2 days, but my spells of breathlessness (asumed to be a consequence of assymptomatic C19), which appeared to be made far worse by the first jab, have very largely disappeared - I have had none since the injection. (On a whim, I measured my blood pressure during a few breathlessness episodes and that was 140-170/80-90)
    The constant aches and tingling in both legs and hips, the right hip especially, have subsided enormously too, but walking is still a minor chore rather than a pleasure.

    I was extremely sceptical about reports that second jabs cleared some symptoms, so I don't see any of it being purely in the mind.

    Could really do with full unhindered use of my legs though.....
     
  5. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    Blimey, Young People are getting a bit pretentious these days. Couldn’t you have proved you were pretty Moderna yourself? Sung them a song by Billy Fury or some such?
     
  6. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Ha! Yes I pointed out my hipster beard and other styling cues. She said ‘get lost grandad’.
     
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  7. chartz

    chartz If it’s broke fix it!

    Second shot of Pfizer, zero side effects after 24 hours. :)
     
  8. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

    Me too, last week. My wife was pretty ill with AZ.
     
  9. Spike

    Spike pfm Member

    Second AZ today. No symptoms at all so far. Going to have fish and chips and a rather nice Chablis.
     
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  10. flapland

    flapland pfm Member

    Me too and, exact same plan except cheap Prosecco.
     
  11. mansr

    mansr Objectionist

    After I had my jab, I went to the pub and ended up drinking rather more beer than is advisable on a Monday. I can't be sure that this wasn't why I had no bad side effects, nor that the jab didn't save me from a nasty hangover. Maybe it was both. More studies are needed.
     
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  12. richardg

    richardg Admonishtrator

    I have one foot in uk and the other in France. Just want the paperwork from both countries to enable easy passage at the ports.
     
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  13. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

  14. Coda II

    Coda II getting there slowly

    Second AZ Saturday morning. Even less of a reaction than to the first one. Thank you NHS + volunteers.
     
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  15. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Two days out from second AZ jab and not a birdy, nothing. The nurse said side effects are less with the second injection which I joked would be “less than nothing”.
     
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  16. Jamie

    Jamie pfm Member

    2nd AZ jab at 12:05 today. Ok so far. Hopefully will feel ok tomorrow, as jab#1 hit me the day after.
     
  17. sean99

    sean99 pfm Member

    It took me a full week to recover from moderna #2, but I feel absolutely fine now. Hopefully be a while until a booster is needed.
     
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  18. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    had my AZ#2 yesterday 0940, no side effects apart from a very sore arm (which I always get with a vax), way better than the three days of feeling sh!t i had with AZ#1
     
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  19. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    2nd AZ jab yesterday, no side effects & cycled 40 miles today, feeling top tip.
     
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  20. kensalriser

    kensalriser pfm Member

    Second AZ for me on Saturday. Since Monday evening I've had an absolute humdinger of a cold, the first for maybe five years. All of my symptoms are given as possible side effects, but I'm wondering if the culprit is more likely the less than optimally considerate person in the post office, also on Saturday, who took their mask off to sneeze.
     
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