Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Doctor's Orders

I listened to those of you who said. "Go to the doctor." The sore throat was getting worse and there was a significant color change in what my nose and throat were offering me. Yeah. It's time, I decided yesterday and called bright and early.


My allergist has multiple offices all over my county and into St. Louis. I have a hard time trying to figure out if he's here, there or where. As luck would have it, he was not only close to home yesterday, I got a late afternoon appointment! As I suspected, I have a raging sinus infection.


I spent longer at Walgreens than in the doctor's office but after a first round of medicine (including antibiotics, nasal spray and eardrops), a bit of Mucinex, and a handful of throat lozenges, life is slowly getting better. Yes, I am a walking pharmacy! My throat is still sore but it no longer feels like I've been drinking lye or sucking on a blowtorch. Progress.

7 comments:

Debbie said...

Awww, I hope you have a speedy recovery! I get sinus infections all the time and they are killer.

I now only get prescriptions at Rite-Aid because they have a nice convenient drive-thru to drop off/pick up meds.

I hope you are taking a few days off of work to recover!

karen said...

I am glad you went to the doc. Get well soon.
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Victoria said...

Soup always makes me feel better when Im feeling crappy. I hope you feel better soon!

plumbelieve said...

...sucking on a blow torch or drinking lye?!...you crack me up.

Get well soon.

PB

Why S? said...

I'm glad you got help. Now feel better.

rustbeltrebel said...

Oh my, sinus infections suck! By tomorrow you should feel 100 times better. Bring on the drugs.

Hope you feel better soon.

Michele

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