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May 24, 2011

I’M ALIVE

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Just a quick morning post to let you all know that thanks to the wonder of antibiotics and stubborness I am coming  back to the land of the living.

It only took a second trip to the clinic, which always involves a 2 hour wait. I knew I was not just sick with a cold or plain allergies.

I ended up with a sinus infection in my professional medical opinion. This second doctor asked me what color my nasal discharge is and what I am coughing up looks like. (sorry if I just ruined your breakfast)

Well if anything was coming out I could tell you but my nose is not plugged or runny. My sinuses were blocked completely and the pain in my face and head were getting worse. Nothing was coming out.

A few minutes later I was at the drug store with a prescription for antibiotics. It has been so long since I have taken them things have changed. They now tell you to take Acidopholus capsules with it so you don’t get the usual yeast infection along with it.

So in a matter of 2 days I have gone from lying on the couch in a state of coughing mania to getting ready for work with some energy and almost no coughing.

I know I am better because I am starting to rearrange things when I walk by them on a table. Yup. A sure sign of a blogger being better.

11 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Glad to hear you're feeling better:@)

Vicki said...

Congrats! Getting better feels sooooo good.

vignette design said...

Glad you are better!

Heather said...

I've had some pretty nasty sinus infections too. Antibiotics are a must with them! So glad that you are feeling better!

Ali said...

See? See? You could have saved yourself a lot of aggravation had you gone sooner. *wags finger*

Glad your on the mend now missus.

Ali

Blondie's Journal said...

I'm so happy you are feeling better. I've never had a sinus infection but I've made up for it with everything else. I hope you feel 100% soon.

XO,
Jane

Valerie said...

Get well soon Lori. Glad you persisted. V

Shellbelle said...

Glad you're feeling better and now thanks to you, I won't be starting dinner right away, lol.

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

Yea! Glad you're on the mend!

Tamara Jansen said...

Oh, man! So sorry you've been feeling under the weather. Hope you're back at work lickety split :)

Bette said...

I have a bulging disc at the L5 - S1 area in my lower back which causes considerable pain down the entire sciatic nerve. My father suggested using the Tiger Balm (http://tig​erbalm.50w​ebs.com) pain patches. They give immense relief to even the most intolerable days. I have highly recommended this product to my friends. One added extra is the menthol and camphor helps to relieve my sinus problems at the same time!

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