Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
After being sick for nearly a month, my body finally crashed on Monday. I thought I contacted the flu but found out that I have pneumonia. I also found out that pneumonia is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Fortunately for me, most deaths occur in children or the elderly. Sometimes it’s good to be middle-aged. In a weird kind of way, the symptoms and side effects of pneumonia were familiar to me. So play along as we examine some of these with the game: Mets fan or pneumonia? You have a high fever and the chills. Are you: A. Suffering from pneumonia B. Reacting to potential trades of both R.A. Dickey and David Wright You are on the floor worshipping the porcelain god. Are you: A. Suffering from pneumonia B. Reacting to Terry Collins’ bullpen deployment You are in a strange room with a strange person holding your hands above your head. Are you: A. Getting a chest x-ray to determine if you have pneumonia B. Trying to get 2013 All-Star tickets A stranger p...
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