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WindingRoad2012-03-25 15:14:40 +0000 #1
I just need to whine a bit, it's been a rough week. I recently moved and re-entered my professional program after a family crisis so I am not surprised I am sick. I have had enough stress to screw up my female cycle so im feeling extra crabby, whiney and tired now. It's supposed to be 50 degrees here tomorrow and I REALLY want to go run my errands on the bike. So far it seems most of this cold is in my head not my chest. It's 4 am here so I'll go riding tomorrow assuming I ever sleep of course??? I did the neti pot, had hot soup and just finished hot tea with lemon and honey. I took some Advil sinus earlier so I can breath a little better but still not great. I am resisting the urge to use Afrin. I know it's not good for me but it sometimes is the only thing that will open up my head to sleep. I hate feeling like crap and not being able to sleep :-(

Whine over....
OakLeaf2012-03-25 15:27:39 +0000 #2
Aw, feel better soon.

(and I'll say it again ... really, try black elderberry extract ... I'd tried everything else first too because I couldn't believe all the hype about black elderberry, but that stuff WORKS if you get on it early in a cold.)
Crankin2012-03-25 15:48:49 +0000 #3
Take it easy, if you ride.
indysteel2012-03-25 15:34:35 +0000 #4
Feel better soon, WR! Is there any chance it's a sinus infection?
sookiesue2012-03-25 16:55:35 +0000 #5
Loads of vitamin D and zinc might help wipe it out faster!
jessmarimba2012-03-25 16:30:52 +0000 #6
Just wanted to chime in and sympathize. I got one of the Vicks vaporizers that you can put the VapoRub stuff in and it seems to help overnight a bit. I've had three of those colds this winter and it's just been awful, but when I got sick the last time I just pretty much slept for a weekend and was (mostly) better by the next Monday.
Catrin2012-03-25 17:49:57 +0000 #7
I hope you recover quickly!



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