Friday, March 23, 2012

Well that sucked.

I last left you happy to have a day off working out.  I do know that I felt a little off that day, but I just thought it was allergies.  By noon I was feeling miserable and by the time I got home for the evening I realized that I was sick. 

I called the doctor first thing in the morning and got an 11am appointment.  Turns out that I had a sinus infection and the doctor was pretty sure I had strep throat.  (With no tonsils! Bleh!)  I told him that I have to pay 100% of costs up to my deductible with my new insurance plan so he asked me if I wanted the strep test.  I asked if it would make a difference.  He said that his treatment for a sinus infection would be the same as strep, so no.  Nice little savings there!  I went, got meds and was home doping up by 1pm.  I was psyched that my antibiotic was a powder that you mix with water, so that was cool.  I believe my comment to my Leapsters was that they were oral...Maria reminded me that all of them are oral.  Ha!  I blame the sicky and drugs.

By 8pm I was disappointed because I thought I should feel "more" better.  It was a miserable night and yesterday I woke up not even wanting to get out of bed.  Bleh. 

Today, thankfully, I am on the mend.  Work is crazy nuts, but I just need to get through the day and then I can rest up over the weekend!  I think I realize that now that I no longer have my tonsils, I have lost my early warning system.  In the past, my throat would have hurt so much on Tuesday that I would have gone to the doctor a full 24 hours earlier.  Now, by the time I realize I'm sick, it has knocked me on my ass.  So, the con is that I will probably have to take more sick days than in the past, but the pro is that I never feel like I'm swallowing glass.  So, net-net, I'm good with that.

Happy Birthday to my BBF, Debi!  ( #4 :-) )

HUGS! (with a mask so I don't give you cooties.)

5 comments:

Jessica said...

Hope you feel better soon!

Jen said...
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Jen said...

Yikes! Hope you get to feeling better soon! Rest up!

FitBy40 said...

The last time I was sick was with strep too and it totally sucked! I think it's worse as an adult, and yup, I felt like I was swallowing glass!
Hope you're better in the morning.

Maria said...

The part about the oral meds just made me LOL again. ;)