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    I've had to delay my flight to China because of a sudden illness. Now I'm stuck in San Francisco for the next week or two convalesing in a hotel room without a friend for 1,000 miles. Fun.
     
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    So you made it across country, but now are stuck for a week or two, wihin country?

    Hmmm, we have daily flights to China. Why are you 'stuck' for so long?
     
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    I left NOLA about 2 weeks ago. At first I was fine, but after a couple of days I wasn't so hot anymore. At first I thought I had some sort of cold, and just wrote it off. But, after flying from Boston to San Fran I basically collapsed in the hotel I was staying at for the night. Apparently I have a mold infection inside my body, spreading at surprisingly rapid pace. The doctors gave me some medicines, and it's apparenty going to take a week or so to recover. I can still go to China if I really wanted to, but this thing is severly hampering my immune system. I'm much more susceptable to diseases and what not. The doctor told me that basically if I went to China with my immune system at the level it is right now there was a good chance I could end up dead (China isn't the most hygeinic place in the world). As such, I'm stuck in my hotel right now, well enough to be alert, but sick enough to not be able to go out and about.
     
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    You were gone?:shocked1:
     
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    For a short while. I'll be here for a day or two, then I'll hopefully be well enough to continue with my school year abroad.
     
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    What a terrible thing to happen! Do the Drs know where the infection came from?
    I think you made a wise decision to stay put and not travel anymore. China isn't going anyplace.
    Take care, listen to the docs and return safely home, healthy.
     
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    What do you mean? China moves its location everyday;)
     
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    The docs in San Fransico have had a lot of experience with immune system problems. You should be in good hands and listen to thier advice.
     
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    Apparently I have some sort of mold inside my body, and it's damaging my immune system. It's probably from being in New Orleans for 3 months.

    I'm just somewhat sad because now not only am I not going to have a few days to explore Beijing, I might miss the first few days of classes at the school I'll be attending over there.
     
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    I wasn't aware this was for school. And while I understand your disappointment, death sort of puts a damper on things.
     

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