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MLAA's Journal
MLAA's Journal
September 16, 2023

I didn't get off as easily as I thought after the new Covid vax yesterday. Question for healthcare

professionals / scientists.

In my post yesterday I confidently declared the newest Covid vax (plus flu shot) had milder side effects than past shots. I spoke too soon! I had light chills in the wee hours and a slight headache. Tylenol did the trick. Even felt well enough to go see the Equalizer movie (it was great but quite violent so not for the faint of heart). Got home and chills came back and nagging light headache returned. It got me thinking, my husband who weights 150 to my 95 pounds never has side effects. Since we are never asked our weights, I assume we are given the same amount of vaccine. Could it be because I’m getting much more vaccine per pound than he is?


Still thrilled we got vaxxed despite the small inconvenience of being under the weather.

September 15, 2023

We got the new Covid Booster today along with Flu shots.

I went to pick up husband’s prescription at Walgreens. While there I asked when the new booster would be available and they said they got it today and asked if I wanted one. I said yes! Plus I’d love to get my husband and sister in. It took a few minutes but the pharmacy tech set up the appointments for ‘later that day’ and gave me paperwork for the 3 of us. I drove home, filled out the paperwork (2 mins per person) and back we went.

Husband has COPD so I’m thrilled to get the new booster so quickly along with flu shot.

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Name: Melissa
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Hometown: Tucson/AZ
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