Malaria Break

I am finishing up my recovery from malaria now. I got sick on Friday, and was pretty much completely better 24 hours later thanks to some really good medical care.

Originally posted on an earlier blog that I had on June 9, 2015:

I am finishing up my recovery from malaria now.  I got sick on Friday, and was pretty much completely better 24 hours later thanks to some really good medical care.

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Better quality care than any hospital.  Doctor Jean Claude on the left and Doctor Chrisantos on the bottom.

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Trying to get better.  Fortunately I did.

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When I was sick I threw up a lot.  When I threw up the first time I was at the hospital, because that was where I usually am.  I tried to use my lab-coat to contain things.  Then I left my lab-coat outside for a few days and forgot about it.  Unfortunately, with the humidity and heat, it got moldy.  The mold went completely through the fabric, and I thought that my second most important credential (after my passport) was ruined.  Laundry has always been a struggle for me, even when it just involves throwing clothes into a machine, but here everything is done by hand.

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A lot of bleach and hand scrubbing resulted in this.  I think I have already reached the pinnacle of my laundering career.

I’m also pretty much completely healthy again, so no need to worry.  Thank you to everyone for your thoughts and prayers!

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