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zonereyrie
zonereyrie
It's a whole new type of pain...
Tonight has NOT been good, health wise.
Ok, so I've had a headcold the past few days, and today it seemed to be mostly cleared up, but I started to cough a little this morning and it got worse during the day, but then stopped...

Now I'm coughing hard enough that it really motherfucking hurts. My right arm feels like there are knives in it, I think I pulled something coughing so hard. My neck feels broken, and my head is throbbing. My chest feels shredded. My ears are blocked and feel like someone jammed knitting needles in them. My voice is almost gone and my throat feels raw.

And I've repeatedly tossed my cookies because the coughing is so violent.

I don't think I've felt quite this way before, and boy does it suck.

I didn't know coughing could be this bad.

I'm supposed to be in work at 9, but I wanted to be asleep already. I called to leave my boss's boss a mesage that I might not be in (he called the 9AM meeting and asked me specifically to be there) - and he'd forgotten to take forwarding to his cell phone off, so I woke him. Good thing he's a nice guy, and my voice was so messed up he didn't know it was me - so he had no trouble believing that I wasn't doing well. So if this doesn't stop soon, I'm not setting my alarms. If it goes too much longer, I might try out my new health coverage and try to see a doc in the morning.

I can't even take meds now, since I keep horking.

I am very, very unhappy.

I am: sore sore

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Comments
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: March 20th, 2003 08:27 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
dude. go now. that's emergency-grade bad there.
kviri From: kviri Date: March 20th, 2003 08:31 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Seconded.

Please don't screw around with your own well-being like this. That's very, very bad.
keshwyn From: keshwyn Date: March 20th, 2003 08:35 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
mindways and I are both -firmly- seconding Gryph here - if you are coughing hard enough that you are vomiting, you need to go to the emergency room.

If you are asleep, go to the doctor in the morning. If you are awake reading this, go to the doctor now. 'Cause, dude, it would -rightously suck- if you got really messed up by this.
cmdr_zoom From: cmdr_zoom Date: March 20th, 2003 08:30 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Seconded.
sinapus From: sinapus Date: March 20th, 2003 08:32 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Go to a doctor. Now.
mephron From: mephron Date: March 20th, 2003 08:40 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Do not pause, just go to the damn emergency room right now.
broken_gizmo From: broken_gizmo Date: March 20th, 2003 09:29 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Uh. Please to be getting yourself to the doctor. Please?
tallguy From: tallguy Date: March 21st, 2003 06:27 am (UTC) (Direct Link)

Sounds like a touch of the Asian killer flu

Get thee to a physician, NOW!
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