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 Post subject: Alert Hospitalization
 Post Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:43 pm 
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Message to alert all FTCHAT log members and forum visitors that I've been absent from the website since mid September due to a serious illness that resulted in me being hospitalized. Basically I had the pneumonia that resulted in my blood pressure dropping to a very dangerous level after I fainted at the hospital.

I was put in an induced coma for almost 2 months because of organ failure. The coma was to protect me from going into cardiac arrest and to prevent further damage to my kidneys and other organs like my lungs that weren't working properly. Then after after coming out of the coma, I got a serious infection in the hospital called the C. Difficile bacteria that resulted in me being quarantine because the bacteria was extremely dangerous. Basically, I had stay in the hospital (not allowed to fly home) until the infection was resolved.

After the hospital, I did rehab due to the coma causing muscle atrophy in my arms and legs. Rehab was suppose to last one year and I was initially schedule to be at the rehab facility for about 6 months but I only did one month due to my fast recovery that astounded the doctors.

I've now completed rehab and back at home...body working good. Doctors calling it a miraculous recovery considering 4 million people die every year from pneumonia with symptoms less than mine. The pneumonia I had became extremely dangerous because it went septic (sepsis)...spread very fast to my organs, causing enough damage that the organs begin to shut down (stop working)...often leading to death.

One day I had a small cough with some chest congestion like any other cold. The 2nd day I woke up with a fever/chills and a few hours later I'm in a coma...that's how fast it occurred with very little symptoms or symptoms like any other cold I've had in my life. Odd thing to remember from my life & death experience...there's a vaccine for the pneumonia. :(

I will return to trading late January (New Year) or early February 2017.

I wish all good trading, good health and please ask your doctor about getting an immunization shot against the pneumonia. I never knew such was available but will get one myself when my physician approves of such because I never want to get the pneumonia again considering there's like 13 strains of it.

M.A. Perry
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