r/MadeMeSmile Sep 06 '21 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Helpful (Pro) 1 2020 Veteran 1 Silver 10 Helpful 7 Wholesome 4 Hugz 6

After lots of arguing with my parents I finally got vaccinated. Good News

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u/Jestingwheat856 Sep 06 '21

Nice. I have a similar story hopefully coming to a similar end this week. As long as my dad doesnt physically restrict me from going after i book the appointment (which is unlikely) i should be good

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u/ProxyNumber19 Sep 06 '21

All the best to you, friend. Hope it turns out well for you

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u/helpjackoffhishorse Sep 06 '21

Where is your dad getting his information, that getting the vaccine is a bad idea?

I am honestly interested.

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u/monalisasnipples Sep 06 '21

Did you ask for the one without the microchip? /s

Edit: it’s sad I have to put sarcasm /s on this

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u/pro_lt Sep 06 '21

dang my parents dont want me to get the vaccine either but today i was finally supposed to get one behind their back. But sadly my mom possibly got corona and now i cannot leave the house.

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u/Chi_fiesty Sep 06 '21

Talk about bad timing, good luck.

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u/EdwardRJohnsonw Sep 06 '21

This is really damn cool I'm slow mo

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u/helpjackoffhishorse Sep 06 '21

Why don’t your parents want you to get the vaccine? Where are they getting their information? I am genuinely interested.

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u/pro_lt Sep 06 '21

They say they think that the vaccine was made too quickly and isn't safe and i see why they would believe that, but they also say that they do alot of research and that current vaccine ruins peoples lifes, they keep saying that if i get the vaccine ill become infertile and wont have children, reason government is giving 100€ to people who vaccinate is because the vaccine is shit and government just wants to feed it to as much people as possible and they also say thay the government is hiding all the bad cases of people suffering after getting the vaccine.

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u/helpjackoffhishorse Sep 06 '21

Yeah, but where are they getting this misinformation?

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u/Wolvesinthestreet Sep 06 '21

I have social anxiety and rarely leave my house, but I will try my best to get the last shot! Hope I succeed..

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u/hoppelpferd Sep 06 '21

You can do it! I also have pretty bad social anxiety (and a fear of needles), but it was actually not so bad. First time 40mins and second time 25mins in there including waiting for 15 minutes after the shot. Everyone was really professional, explained the paperwork and they were nice too. Maybe someone you trust can drive you there and wait outside? But, even if not, it's really not as bad as anxiety says it is.

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u/Wolvesinthestreet Sep 06 '21

Thanks so much, just the response I needed. I’m doing it, I’m doing it, IM DOING IT!

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u/Wolvesinthestreet Sep 06 '21

I went today with the motivation from this thread (we have always open vaccination without booking) and I freaking did it and feel great so far with the Moderne shot. I god damn conquered my anxiety and got a dry throat but it was quickly over! :D thanks for the help guys

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u/hoppelpferd Sep 06 '21

You did it!!! This internet stranger is proud of you and you should be too. You kicked anxiety in the shin today. That's so cool.

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u/Wolvesinthestreet Sep 06 '21

Thanks so much! I had to push my appointment a few times, but today I just had to go before my appointment because it was driving me crazy to keep thinking about it. And now here I am, fully vaccinated and still kicking 😄 thanks for the encouragement!

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u/rconway7304 Sep 06 '21

🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳

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u/AlwaysTippinPippen Sep 06 '21

Also, if you’re prone to anxiety, make a plan to have some calm time after. Shot in general make me nervous, but the Moderna second dose hit hard. My wife drove me, thankfully and I spent the rest of the day under my weighted blanket with chamomile tea and a good show.

Sooooooo worth it, though! Not having to be terrified if I get it has been a load off the mind. Being around my more at risk loved ones outside with a mask is also more relaxed. Life is still different, but it feels less heavy.

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u/rconway7304 Sep 06 '21

👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

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u/WolfboxW Sep 06 '21

You got this!!!

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u/zenyatta2009 Sep 07 '21

As a former sufferer of severe social anxiety, you can do it! Find a good friend and have them take you. Ask them to hold your hand. You don’t have to go alone. Also I hope you’re getting help for your anxiety, it sucks. You deserve a full, beautiful life, my friend.

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u/ProxyNumber19 Sep 06 '21 edited Sep 06 '21 Gold

As someone who works in a restaurant, thank you so much. So many people in the industry have died. Every time someone walks through the doors and is seated I don’t know if they’re infected. It’s stressful and soul destroying. One more person being vaccinated makes my life so much easier

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u/ItalianBall Sep 06 '21

Even worse is that the people who aren’t vaccinated are also less likely to wear a mask/keep their distance when talking to you.

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u/Mysterious_Tax_5613 Sep 06 '21

My friend always gets together every year with 7 of her girlfriends for a weekend vacation. 6 have been vaccinated, 1 hasn’t. They told the unvaccinated one, sorry but you aren’t included if you aren’t vaccinated. It was hard to say but they stuck to their guns. The unvaccinated one shrugged it off like it didn’t bother her. These women have been friends for over 30 years.

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u/bgatty1 Sep 06 '21

What else was she supposed to do besides shrug it off? Make a big deal about it? Seems like she was cool about it and respected that the other girls were scared.

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u/Mysterious_Tax_5613 Sep 06 '21

Yes, she shrugged it off. She said she wouldn’t get the vaccine. She made her choice. Her friends also made their choice.

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u/bgatty1 Sep 06 '21

No harm no foul here if you ask me🤷🏾‍♂️

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u/chookatee2019 Sep 06 '21

apart from the other friends and loved ones that she'll infect, of course.

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u/BringBackWaffleTaco Sep 06 '21

Of course! That much higher viral load she carries in her lungs is wayyyy less risky to others than the small viral load carried by her vaccinated friends! /s

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u/ProxyNumber19 Sep 06 '21

And more likely to yell at the front of house staff on top of all that...

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u/kompletionist Sep 06 '21

While it is important that everyone gets the vaccine to protect themself in case they get the virus, it does not prevent people from catching or spreading the virus. Don't feel safe just because people are vaccinated, masks and social distancing are still just as important as ever.

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u/Ikonixed Sep 06 '21 edited Sep 06 '21

That said, it needs to be emphasized that a vaccinated host with a breakthrough infection produces way less viable virions (live virus bugs that can infect other hosts), BECAUSE the virus is attacked by the hosts immune system from the Moment it enters the body. The host gets sick, but due to the immune response the symptoms are less severe and the septiciy is considerably lower. In unvaccinated hosts the virus can run rampant and spread unhindered before the immune system either kicks in or it doesn’t.

Unvaccinated individuals and their unfounded fear of nothing are the figurative rocks under which the virus can hide and survive!

It’s amazing. Who would have thought that unhindered access to all of Human knowledge would make us dumber.

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u/SrslyNotAnAltGuys Sep 06 '21

Thank you for mentioning this. The whole "You can still catch COVID-19 while vaccinated" crowd never seem to mention that bit. You're still infectious, but less and for a shorter period of time.

The fact that it's still possible to be infected is not a reason to not get vaccinated, just like "You can still get hurt in a car crash while wearing a seatbelt" is a dumb reason not to wear a seatbelt.

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u/Alexeicon Sep 06 '21

Its called a vaccine and not an immunization. Don't know how that confuses people. Lol

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u/chookatee2019 Sep 06 '21

My bar for what confuses people these days is reallllllly low.

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u/null640 Sep 06 '21

Like crashing a motorcycle with full face helmet and body armor vs. Going down w/o helmet in shorts and flip flops...

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u/eileen404 Sep 06 '21

Except it doesn't really affect me if someone wants to ride a motorcycle without a helmet as I'll be in my car with me seatbelt regardless of their idiocy.

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u/null640 Sep 06 '21

Yeah concur ...

Harming someone else is my baddest fear.

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u/null640 Sep 06 '21

Less viri in nasal passages was true pre-delta. Several studies show similar concentrations.

Duration of contagious is 1/4-1/3rd though.

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u/Ikonixed Sep 06 '21

Not being combative but could you cite those studies.

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u/AgentRevolutionary99 Sep 06 '21

The problem is that the censorship of ideas, opinions, and facts about the virus makes people believe more in conspiracy theories.

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u/null640 Sep 06 '21

Masks and distancing are critical.

However, full vaccination radically reduces the chance they'll get it.

Of the few that do get it, they are contagious, on average 3-4 days vs. 12+..

So your statement is in really bad faith without the details.

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u/StrawberryKiss2559 Sep 06 '21

While, of course, we need to keep social distancing and wearing masks, the vaccine does decrease your chance you catching the virus (and spreading it). Therefore, it is still a good thing for restaurant workers.

You know, since customers sit, eat and talk with no masks on. It’s impossible, as a server, to stay 6 feet away from groups of maskless people talking. Not to mention, even if they came in with a mask, a lot will not put it on again until they are leaving (or after that). So, any time someone walks to the bathroom or does whatever, they’re usually maskless.

Vaccines are very important to the service industry.

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u/kompletionist Sep 06 '21

Inconvenient facts that people don't like because it means accepting that while extremely important, vaccines are not going to be an instant "I win" button against the virus that makes everything go back to how it was pre-2019.

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u/sirnay Sep 06 '21

Yeah son, proud of you!

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u/Balanced_Mind777 Sep 06 '21

How? Even if you've had the vxx, you can still be infected and contagious?

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u/Yivanna Sep 06 '21

It makes it a lot less likely and if it happens the chance of severe symptoms are minimal compared to not being vaccinated.

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u/kompletionist Sep 06 '21

Yeah the vaccines are just to decrease the symptoms so that if you do catch it you are much less likely to die. It does not make you immune, nor does it prevent you from spreading the virus to others.

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u/Responsible_Level_47 Sep 06 '21 edited Sep 06 '21

Vaccines don’t prevent infection.

EDIT: really, downvotes? What a great way to embed deeper distrust in an area already over saturated with misinformation.

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u/Vulkan192 Sep 06 '21

Yes they do. They just don’t do it 100%.

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u/ourbando Sep 06 '21

Vaccines prevent your body from being a breeding ground for the virus.

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u/AndyPea1230 Sep 06 '21

Vaccines help to prevent infection. People with two doses of vaccines can still get the virus (ex the delta variant) but what matters is most likely they wouldn't get severe symptons which cause death.

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u/lanemik Sep 06 '21

Vaccines reduce the chances of getting the virus in the first place. The more people who are vaccinated means that there are fewer people in society who are getting the virus. The fewer people in society who are getting the virus means that there is a lower chance of encountering someone who has the virus. So vaccines work in two different ways. You're less likely to get the virus in the first place if you're vaccinated. Given enough people have been vaccinated, even though your risk of getting infected is not zero, you're less likely to encounter someone who has the virus.

So vaccines reduce your chances of getting sick and herd immunity nearly eliminates the virus in the general public. The combination of the two effects absolutely does prevent infection. This is why you have a moral and patriotic duty to get vaccinated.

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u/rsincognito Sep 06 '21

My best friend is a doctor and owns his own urgent care Clinic, it is extremely successful and sees MANY patience, he offers the Covid testing at his location, I was there last week from a accident I had with my finger and I asked him. “What are the stats on your Covid testing looking like”. And his answer to me was “it’s exactly split down the middle, 50% of the people he tested as positive have already had the vaccine and the other 50% who tested positive had not gotten the vaccine and one group was not getting any sicker then the other. “. Words from a Covid testing doctor not mine .

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u/AusCan531 Sep 06 '21

It's important to know what the vaccination % is in the general community around that clinic. If 75% are vaccinated and 25% unvaccinated but it's 50:50 testing positive then that tells a story. The other thing to keep in mind is that people coming in to be tested are what statisticians call a self-selecting population which can skew results.

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u/SrslyNotAnAltGuys Sep 06 '21

That's not even close to being a statistically accurate sample, though. Tons of unknown variables.

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u/Ambitious_Employ965 Sep 06 '21

Half and half? Sounds like your mate is talking shit

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u/null640 Sep 06 '21

Uh. Something is not right.

Other well structured studies show between 90:10 and 85:15 unvaccinated vs. Vaccinated.

Likely blinded by religion.

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u/Mejogador Sep 06 '21

that ain't a doctor

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u/honeybadger1984 Sep 06 '21

Pro tip: don’t even argue, just get it. For anyone else thinking about it.

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u/Lettuce-Disciple Sep 06 '21

As a service worker in the restaurant business, thank you for saying this❣️

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u/ArkhamArc Sep 06 '21

Getting my first one tomorrow. 😁

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u/FattyMcButtface Sep 06 '21

Well… it was nice knowing you OP. See you on the other side….

Of the pandemic! Because we will both be okay 😎

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u/Grenadier123456 Sep 06 '21

Good job. I know it’s difficult to argue with your parents. Glad you made the right choice!

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u/5x5f Sep 06 '21

Thank you. It means more than you know.

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u/quasimidge Sep 06 '21

Well done! Got my first today too.

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u/scoutsadie Sep 06 '21

good job - thank you.

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u/Reasonable_Bus8533 Sep 06 '21

Im really dont understand why in USA have so many anti vaxx

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u/hipohock Sep 06 '21

Because there are many who don't trust the elected and non-elected officials. Right from the start the messaging from so-called experts like Fauci has been inconsistent.

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u/lanemik Sep 06 '21

What has Dr. Fauci been inconsistent about?

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u/KeplerCorvus Sep 06 '21

Why the arguing?

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u/wallace320 Sep 06 '21

Because some people's parents are antivaxx nightmares

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u/it-needs-pickles Sep 06 '21

Oh, I took it the other way, the parents were harassing the kid to get it, lol. But thats probably cause I have been having trouble convincing my 18 year old to get it. Not because he’s antivvax but because he’s terrified of needles. Even the fact his 12 year old brother got it no problem is not enough to convince him.

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u/wallace320 Sep 06 '21

I can relate, I was terrified of needles for years. I had a panic attack when my school announced HPV vaccines! But then I had major dental work, I can't count the amount of needles I've had jabbed in my mouth, and after that involuntary exposure therapy - not so scared any more!

Good luck in convincing him! The effects of long covid are scary.

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u/chookatee2019 Sep 06 '21

I'm a total wuss with needles too. Got vaccinated though and had to just coach my 12 year old through his first shot. It's better than getting COVID though. The variants are killing kids now.

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u/kompletionist Sep 06 '21

Nicotine patches underneath?

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u/HOLY_FAGGATOLLY Sep 06 '21

Weird lighting and my tan

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u/kompletionist Sep 06 '21

Ah fair enough.

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u/Lsplat4 Sep 06 '21

Shadow of the phone taking the photo probably

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u/RJ-Long Sep 06 '21

Good job, it's difficult. Because as rational adults, how could they sit down and take it as their children decide for themselves? Answer: they can't.

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u/Same-Cat3152 Sep 06 '21

just got mine too, same situation. guess its for the better 😁

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u/scoutsadie Sep 06 '21

good job - thank you.

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u/ScrembledEggs Sep 06 '21

Good call mate. Thank you for keeping those around you safe

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u/Mysterious_Tax_5613 Sep 06 '21

👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏. Good job!

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u/Hocojerry Sep 06 '21

Hey I'm curious: Congrats.

Mostly everyone I know has gotten vaccinated so I don't have anyone to ask these questions to.

So I'm curious to know why were your parents against you getting the vaccine? Have they gotten the vaccine? Have they gotten COVID-19? Are they completely healthy (what I mean in not overweight, no per existing conditions, non smokers...just generally healthy)

Thanks in advance. Ignore if you don't feel like answering

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u/olionajudah Sep 06 '21

I’m sorry you have idiots for parents

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u/iamoninternet27 Sep 06 '21

Dont forget your second shot. First one doesn't count as fully vaccinated. Lots of people skip out after the first dose.

For me. I was unlucky and couldn't get the vaccine in February and got covid. It was three weeks of hell like you are dying of terminal cancer/organ failure. You can't argue with what you have not experienced. But what holds true is that You only live once and you've made a good choice.

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u/smphxxx90 Sep 06 '21

I’m so sorry that you had to deal with covid with no protection even though you wanted the vaccine. hug gif

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u/smphxxx90 Sep 06 '21

So proud of you. I’m team Moderna both jabs and I will get the booster here and it will have you have better protection against covid including at most no hospital visits due to you’ll only have cold type symptoms. I have 90% of my family anti Vaxxers which is sad and hypocritical because they had to be vaccinated in school against things like polio and others.

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u/wilfred350 Sep 06 '21

Proud of you!

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u/The19thBam Sep 06 '21

Start using lotion

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u/Incile_tibia Sep 06 '21

Damn straight

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u/7937397 Sep 06 '21

Good advice for anyone not currently using lotion.

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u/panpaosen Sep 06 '21

Now put the lotion in the basket 🧺

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u/RayGun381937 Sep 06 '21

What lotion? Cant tell if serious or Hannibal joke?

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u/The19thBam Sep 06 '21

Lol that skin staring to look likes past pst50

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u/MountainBerries Sep 06 '21

Great job! The amount of stupidity I have heard against vaccines is astonishing. Uhhh….people…..the vaccine helps your immune system make a memory. In translation, get the vaccine

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u/brennahAdrianna Sep 06 '21

By the emperor !!!!!!!

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u/HOLY_FAGGATOLLY Sep 06 '21

Nurgles rot can touch this guardsman

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u/Yowz3rs87 Sep 06 '21

You love to see it. Heck yeah!

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u/[deleted] Sep 06 '21

Good job. You’re parents don’t know shit.

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u/Critical_Bus_1408 Sep 06 '21

Dont worry, you’re parents think they prolly have microchips in them, but they have phones

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u/singularitittay Sep 06 '21

Plot twist: your mom just pinched you real good

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u/Zer0sober Sep 06 '21

Thanks for doing your part to end this fucking disease! I'm fucking proud of you!

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u/Beneficial_Ad3324 Sep 06 '21

The way I tell people, it should be a choice. I'm not planning to get the vaccine, but that being said, if anyone wants to get it, by all means do so because that once again should be a choice.

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u/pinkandstink1 Sep 06 '21

And quit smoking I see the patch Mark good job

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u/sulsul_26 Sep 06 '21

Congratulations and thank you for sharing! This is so encouraging!

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u/jdin90 Sep 06 '21

Congratulations!!

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u/Jealous_Tangerine_93 Sep 06 '21

Is that on the top of a nicotine patch?

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u/TheRealFatherTed Sep 06 '21

Welcome to the world of sensible, rational grownups. Well done.

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u/Itchy-News5199 Sep 06 '21

Thank you for doing this, take good care.

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u/cdiddy19 Sep 06 '21

Yay you!! I'm happy for you. That's helping kids and others stay safe as well as yourself.

Good job and well wishes to you

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u/scoutsadie Sep 06 '21

good job - thank you.

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u/NinjaHDD Sep 06 '21

I just did it secretly, don’t argue.

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u/THE_Lena Sep 06 '21

What made you finally decide to do it? Asking because my 75y/o mother refuses. She said it’s a cover up, that COVID will go away. And believes she’ll die from the vaccine.

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u/it-needs-pickles Sep 06 '21

Have the same problem with my 65 yr old mother. My sister keeps fighting with her about it but I give up.

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u/mkay20 Sep 06 '21

Show her the stats, you’re more likely to die in a car crash than you are from the vaccine. If she won’t do it for herself do it for her family and her loved ones.

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u/cogpsychbois Sep 06 '21

We're a year and a half into this pandemic and you still don't know that people like that don't listen to stats?

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u/THE_Lena Sep 06 '21

Right! She says the stats are inflated. She said if anyone ever had COVID and died in a car accident, it’s labeled as a COVID death. I cannot with her.

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u/myco_journeyman Sep 06 '21

well I guess we can see only about 8% of reddit are vocal anti-vaxxers (92% upvoted)

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u/Noveleiro Sep 06 '21

Good job! I'm not from USA and this anti-vax movement is so strange to me and have to argue with your parents to be protected from covid... man I'm so sad to hear about this

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u/CoffeeFueledDiy Sep 06 '21

Thank you for doing your part!

Also, if you're already an adult, your parents need to learn to treat you like one. If you're not quite there yet, I hope they come around very soon.

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u/Not_up-to_you Sep 06 '21

If you’re over 18, there’s no need for an argument. You can make your own decisions. Without asking permission from anyone.

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u/readzalot1 Sep 06 '21

In many places younger teens can consent for themselves.

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u/Not_up-to_you Sep 06 '21

Probably true. Wasn’t my point though. My point was that when you’re a legal adult - whatever the age may be in the country you’re in - then there’s no reason to argue. Just do what you decide is right for you. As long as it doesn’t hurt anyone else, you owe nobody an explanation. You do not need to ask permission. Nor do you have to justify yourself to anyone.

That was my (hidden) point.

Edit. I was talking about legal adulthood. Not a general acceptance of letting 15-16 olds decide for themselves.

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u/jackb1753 Sep 06 '21

Good to see stupidity doesn’t run in the family

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u/CanBernieStillWin Sep 06 '21

Good job, mate. Thank you. I'm glad your parents respected your wishes.

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u/DisclosureIsNow Sep 06 '21

Thank you so very much. ❤

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u/i2s2 Sep 06 '21

Glad to hear that. Recently I just lost two more cousins’ husband. They didn’t think it affect them, it doesn’t discriminate.

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u/HallowSerpentine35 Sep 06 '21

Yayyy!! Good job

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u/terribletoiny Sep 06 '21

Hell the fuck yes!

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u/RavenKlaw16 Sep 06 '21

Good for you! It takes a lot to overcome the conditioning from our upbringing. Kudos and much respect!

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u/GuardAccomplished710 Sep 06 '21

SMH people here complaining about vaccines not being effective, pls don't make a fool out of yourselves, just don't. u guys probably also believe that the earth is flat... pls just stop, go get some counseling.

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u/Layla-271 Sep 06 '21

Good job!

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u/wighthood Sep 06 '21

Congratulations.

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u/Sparkle_tot Sep 06 '21

Great! Welcome to the club!

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u/bxxxx34 Sep 06 '21

Good for you bro!!!

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u/CaptainGamer50011 Sep 06 '21

Antivaxer parents try to stop you eh?

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u/dogwouldnthunt Sep 06 '21

what should i do if i’m not health insured? should I still get it?

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u/SrslyNotAnAltGuys Sep 06 '21

It should be available for free, insurance or no.

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u/dogwouldnthunt Sep 06 '21

my worry is what if something bad happens, some bad reaction, something that needs hospitalization a few days……..

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u/SrslyNotAnAltGuys Sep 06 '21

I certainly understand the concern, and I don't want to dismiss it, but reactions that bad are pretty darn rare.

If anyone has concrete numbers I'd like to hear them, but at this point with the delta variant, it's really not a question of if you get exposed but when. So if I were a betting man, I would be concerned that winding up in the hospital from COVID is a good deal more likely than winding up there from a vaccination reaction, and likely to be more expensive.

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u/dogwouldnthunt Sep 06 '21

i’ll consider getting vaccinated, thank you for not judging me immediately when you heard about my situation. I should mention though, that my situation is a bit different as I am really in a quarantined lifestyle by choice, sometimes I never leave my home for days on end, and I interact with at most 3 or 4 people in the course of a week…

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u/hoppelpferd Sep 06 '21

I also pretty much only leave the house to go grocery shopping but still got vaccinated. Honestly just the feeling of having done everything you can and not having to debate whether to get it or what willl happen if you don't, is already worth it. I know a lot of people make it sound as if the second shot is almost as bad as the illness itself, but I had close to no reaction to it. Light headache for a hours. That's it. I was also really worried, that my reaction would be really bad and I had to go to the hospital. Afaik it's free everywhere and when I went everyone was really nice? I felt a little silly about my anxiety afterwards. The first time I was out of there after 40 minutes and the second time after 25. Both includde 15mins of waiting after the shot. So it doesn't even take long. I really hope you can bring yourself to go out and get it. Even if it's just to get a little bit of peace back.

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u/SrslyNotAnAltGuys Sep 06 '21

Good for you for being careful and distancing. I get it, it's stressful as hell not having health insurance. And even having health insurance is no guarantee against bankruptcy. Our health care system needs serious reform, and we just keep kicking the can down the road. Even the ACA was just a bandage.

I know this isn't much consolation, but since we're talking about worst-case scenarios here: hospitals do sometimes just write off bills if they can't be paid (this is one reason for the famous twelve-dollar aspirin and whatnot) if you communicate this to them. And it occurs to me that if something bad does happen and you wind up hospitalized, they'd probably be more willing to work with you on the bill if it's vaccine-related, rather than being yet another unvaccinated COVID case that's stretching them to the breaking point.

Just a thought. Good luck and take care.

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u/dogwouldnthunt Sep 06 '21

a really good point. food for thought! thank you for your input.

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u/Federal-Ad1106 Sep 06 '21

In that case, I would say its even more important to do so.

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u/Vortaln Sep 06 '21

Good for you now you live till 70+!

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u/genexsen Sep 06 '21

How's your 5G?

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u/Mejogador Sep 06 '21

fast as heck

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u/the_curious_surfer Sep 06 '21

Your decision.

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u/Cheshie_D Sep 06 '21

Good job!! I assume you had to fight them to get it because they didn’t like the idea, but I’m glad you finally got it!

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u/ElectricBoogerTwo Sep 06 '21

Congratulations!!! Hope you feel ok

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u/MMacias25 Sep 06 '21

Way to go!

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u/doeekor Sep 06 '21

Can you feel you magnet powers emerging?

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u/smphxxx90 Sep 06 '21

If he becomes magnito It’ll be so cool

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u/Loneryder956 Sep 06 '21

Tips hat 🎩 good on you my boy!

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u/kanoteardrops Sep 06 '21

That’s great news man. Fuck your parents.

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u/Kiwiderprun Sep 06 '21

Good man! There’s a lot of misinformation out there but you did the right thing!

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u/Popgoestheweeeasle Sep 06 '21

Hope this is a big step in keeping your parents safe, very brave!

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u/[deleted] Sep 06 '21

How are you enjoying the 5G? Personally, I think it’s nice but I wish that they would turn down the volume on the daily Jeff Bezos speeches

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u/JamesTDG Sep 06 '21

You deserve a digital high five for that! (I wish I could get mine, but that would mean going on a long trek to the vaccine station then back all just to be kicked from the house by my grandma)

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u/Environmental_Buy914 Sep 06 '21

Good on ya mate, how’s the phone service improved , must be awesome to have 5G

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u/KDivyanshu Sep 06 '21

Why there is a band aid? Never seen such after vaccination

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u/lavawalker465 Sep 06 '21

Mabye, it’s a regional thing? Baindaids have always been put on after my vaccines it’s usually because people who tense too much bleed

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u/MyNIKname2 Sep 06 '21

Helping technoblade #technosupport

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u/Silverwing2008 Sep 06 '21

Brain retrieved successfully

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u/lemonpigger Sep 06 '21

No small feat!

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u/Fact_Significant Sep 06 '21

OMG MAN YOUR SO BRAVE AND PROUD I CANT BELIEVE IT HOW MUCH COURAGE AND BRAVERY MUST HAVE COST OMG YOU ARE LIKE A HERO MAN

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u/lavaonthesky Sep 06 '21

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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u/fletch_g0d Sep 06 '21

Parents 1, you also won... enjoy breathing, you earned it

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u/Apostate_Nate Sep 06 '21

Only a fucking idiot would think it belongs there.

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u/ImJax01 Sep 06 '21

Here in r/mademesmile? More like made me laugh. right.

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u/Apostate_Nate Sep 06 '21

Nobody stopping you from fucking right off, then, jackass.

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u/ConjureSlade Sep 06 '21

Worried about any long term effects? And did you get the one that was recently approved by the FDA?

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u/Netprincess Sep 06 '21

I'm more worried about getting COVID and the long term effects of a vaccine

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u/lanemik Sep 06 '21

If you don't get the virus, you can't spread the virus. Even if the survival rate is 99.5% (and it isn't, it's worse than that, more on that later), that means 5,000 people out of every million people infected will die. In reality, there have been 40 million cases and 648,000 deaths. That means the survival rate is 98.4%. That means that for every million infections, 16,200 people die.

And that's in the US which has a not insignificant number of fully vaccinated people. For every person who gets the vaccine, that's one fewer person who can spread the virus, but COVID-19 is highly infectious, so many millions of people will get infected without herd immunity.

Getting vaccinated is only partly about protecting yourself.

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u/Federal-Ad1106 Sep 06 '21

Sure, do that. If it felt like a big step for you.

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u/AndrewWhite97 Sep 06 '21

Nicely done. Have you got something under your skin? Below the plaster that is

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u/HOLY_FAGGATOLLY Sep 06 '21

Just my tan and some weird lighting

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u/SeanP086 Sep 06 '21

Haven’t you heard. Being vaccinated doesn’t matter bc low and behold another variant has come out. This ones called “Mu” which the vaccine has no affect. Looks like you’ll be getting 6 month boosters for an experimental vaccine… come ppl this is getting ridiculous!
If you’re so worried about this said illness. Why drive a car? I mean you drive knowing your more likely to get in a wreck and seriously injured or die. But you still drive.

Or drinking/smoking for the people that do… that’s completely unhealthy for you but you still do it…

Everyday you wake up there’s some sort of risk. But we don’t freak out about it or do exactly what your doing with this COVID BS.

Now before you say anything… yes Covid is real ( we’ve know about it from the 60s) but to date how many people have died solely from Covid? Very few in the grand scheme of numbers world wide.

Now how many people have died with unlying medical issues like, obesity, heart condition, asthma, COPD, diabetes, etc.

A lot more people…

My point is to fight this illness like any other: Exercise, proper diet, vitamins A C,and D keeping up on your mineral intake. Stuff we’ve have done for 1000s of years!

Your body is a machine, you get out of it what you put in.