OUCH! It's Flu Shot Time Again

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado CRE# 40005863

Flu Season is quickly approaching and that means many of us are getting our flu shots.  I have had the flu and believe me, the shot is much better than a week in bed with the flu.


This year, they are offering a four component flu shot.  That means it should protect against 4 different strains of the flu.


I got my shot in my right arm yesterday afternoon.  They say that you should get the shot in your prominent arm because you use it more and it is less likely to hurt.  OK it still hurts and the Daffy Duck bandaid did nothing to sooth the pain, but this too shall pass.


You never know who you will come in contact with along your travels.  The person behind you in line at the grocery store could be carrying the flu virus, so don't hesitate, get vaccinated today.



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Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Belinda, I got the flu shot twice and both times, I was more sick than usual. Haven't had one for a while.

Oct 05, 2017 09:54 AM #1
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Thanks Belinda - I will get one today as I need to pick stuff up at that place. We were both really sick with the flu about 15 years ago and I will never got without a shot again. Never been sick with it since getting a shot. I'm also really careful in flu season to wash my hands more often.

Oct 05, 2017 10:25 AM #2
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Belinda - I got mine last week, and I wouldn't think of skipping it. I still remember the flu I had 10 years ago - don't want to do that ever again.

Oct 05, 2017 11:21 AM #3
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Hey Belinda - I was a good girl and got it done today! And I didn't even cry!! LOL

Oct 05, 2017 03:35 PM #4
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I usually wait until late October but I do get it every year. 

Oct 05, 2017 03:40 PM #5
Gary 'Banana' Houghtaling
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Real Estate Agent

I need to get to Walgreens and get mine. And soon.....

Oct 05, 2017 04:17 PM #6
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I got my flu shot last Wednesday.  I'm glad it's over.  I must say however, that our local Kaiser makes it so easy.  They have a conference room set up.  You walk in and hand them your Kaiser card and driver's license, and they poke you in the arm.  I was in and out of there in less than 5 minutes.

Oct 05, 2017 05:00 PM #7
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Belinda Spillman ,

Thanks for the reminder..it is time and I need to get it! I get one every year and wouldn't think of not getting one!

Oct 05, 2017 07:06 PM #8
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I will be getting mine soon. The last flu shot only hurt for a day and then I forgot about it.

Oct 05, 2017 08:04 PM #9
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Ugh...I hate getting a flu shot. I guess it is time to get going on it. My arm always hurts for 3 days!

Oct 06, 2017 08:30 AM #10
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hi Belinda -- I'm not sure the last time I had a flu shot ---- I guess I can count on no visits from you until after the season is over.   

Oct 06, 2017 10:16 AM #11
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I see I am in good company with Michael Jacobs .  It's been years since I've had a flu vaccination.  My immune system is built up pretty good touching all those door knobs.  

Oct 06, 2017 10:46 AM #12
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