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I Am Rarely Ill

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    ...and I'm Happy For That

    I am rarely ill. I don't count alergic colds sometimes. But when i get some ilness it's severe...like last time 2 years ago, acute middle ear inflamation. I hate being ill, because  I dont like to miss days in school. You have to find out what they dicussed in school in...
    bublina bublina 18-21, F Aug 28, 2008

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    Just Lucky I Guess

    Being rarely ill isn't even in my genes. My mum catches colds every 5 minutes. My grandparents have all the diseases you can think of and my siblings.... not even going to start. It's like a year-all-round illness epidemic in my household and boy am i glad i'm never ill. Whether...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F Nov 30, 2008

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    Almost Never

    Back when I hated my job I used to lament the fact that I never came down with anything bad enough to get me off work. I've never been hospitalized in my life. The worst thing I can remember having was a bout with pneumonia 6 years ago.
    xryss xryss 31-35, F Mar 7, 2013

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    Ill

    I am rarely ill besides all the depression symptoms.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Jun 25, 2011

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    Very, Very Rare. Except For Migraines.

    I rarely get sick.  Ever.  Be it a cold, cough, I don't get sick.  The past 2 years the most "severe" illness I've had was a cough and cold that lasted for 2 days.  The only thing I'm allergic to are crabs (I can eat any other kind of seafood). I do...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    I think I've got some kind of GI bug.

    I knocked over some boxes at work trying to get to the toilet and it's quite possible I sharted.
    girlygirlyNurse girlygirlyNurse 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    So when I get something simple like a cold,

    like at the moment, I am a big baby! Haha, really, I am just like a typical man (sorry guys but its true!), I have done nothing all day, apart from make a couple of meals for the kids, and washed the dishes. I actually cannot remember the last time I had any illness other than a...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I Am Ill Today And The Last Few Days

    and its probably gonna get worse
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jul 27, 2011

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