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Knitting Group In Lancaster, PA
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Feb 19, 2013 12:19:53   #
SallyAnn
 
If I am over the virus I have, the group will be meeting at my house on Monday, Feb. 25 at 1:00. Anyone in the Lancaster, PA, area is more than welcome to join us. If you need my address/phone number, please PM me and I will be more than happy to give them to you. If I need to cancel, I will post later in the week. Hopefully, the sore throat and lack of voice will be gone before long. It's very quiet in the house just now....LOL :)
 
Feb 20, 2013 08:22:25   #
Teryn
 
I'm starting to feel a little better too Sally and am hoping to be there...smiles
Feb 20, 2013 12:33:50   #
SallyAnn
 
I'm so glad you're feeling better Terri! I woke up this a.m. with a fever of 102 and keep coughing up and blowing out. Going to the dr. again this afternoon. I feel like I have pneumonia again. I'll be in touch on here to let you know what's going on for sure. :)
Feb 20, 2013 18:44:19   #
Teryn
 
Uh oh...hope you feel better soon Sally. If we can't have the meeting, I know everyone will understand. If there's anything I can do for you, please give me a call.
Feb 20, 2013 19:21:10   #
SallyAnn
 
Thanx, Terri, now the dr. says that a bacteria latched onto the virus I had and that is what is making me so sick. I got Bactrim and Mucinex which I'm taking now. Nothing tastes good, and I think I'm going for a nap in a little bit. Thanx for your offer! I appreciate it!! :)
Feb 21, 2013 22:10:09   #
SallyAnn
 
Well, as much as I hate to do it, I'm cancelling our knitting group for Monday. I don't know when I've been so sick. Temp was 101.5 today even with Ibuprofen. Had the strangest of dreams! I will be in touch, I hope.
 
Feb 22, 2013 05:43:36   #
Teryn
 
Take care and hope you get well soon
Terri
 
          
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