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Transitioning Back To Some Normalcy (Covid Vaccines)

Transitioning Back To Some Normalcy (Covid Vaccines)

Hey everyone! I'd love to have a conversation about transitioning back to life post-vaccination
I'm getting my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine next week, and my boyfriend and I are planning things we'll start doing once we're fully vaccinated. I'm excited but also nervous and overly cautious. I know he will be able to do more with little fear since he has a healthy immune system, but I'm afraid I won't have as much protection. I'm eagerly waiting for more research, but also worried that… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

I do have the same fears and still wear a mask, maintain a safe distance, don't go where it is crowded, wash and sanitize often. I don't feel this is 'overly' cautious, just cautious. There are still people out there that think it is OK to break all the rules and strut around like peacocks during mating season. So tired of the ignorance and denial.

posted 6 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

There are 2 tests.
S - Spike Protein
C - Cyclonial Protein
To explain these would take pages of description. 🥵
What we’re realizing now is we do not have a sure fire answer! 🥴
Not what anyone wants to hear on this website that is immunosuppressed but I do not want to lose one of you!
Okay? 🥰
Just because you test negative antibodies on both may not mean that you have negative resistance to COVID-19.
So here’s the deal…..
Long story short…..
The truth as we know it today!
Hands 🤗
Face 😷
Space 😶‍🌫️
And get vaccinated anyway!

posted 4 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I completely agree with you!

posted 6 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Protection varies between vaccines, though all 3 approved in the US are very effective. But we don't yet know exactly how protected we (us folks with suppressed immune systems) are/will be once vaccinated. Fingers crossed the efficacy rate will still be quite high!

edited, originally posted 6 months ago
A myRAteam Member said:

That a girl Patti!🌹
You are absolutely correct.👏
If you have a side effect it is because your immune system has taken in the blueprint of the mRNA technology or the other vaccines which actual have virus that has been back crossed to not be harmful but yet invokes your immune system to develop the antibodies!

posted 7 months ago
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