Thursday, June 21, 2007

Jumpin' on the bandwagon.

Everyone, in blogland is sick! Everyone in my house is sick.

Baby J has Bronchiolitis - and since it's viral - not a damn thing we can do about it, he just has to fight it himself. He's a trooper and smiling through it all.

Miss E has a heavy cold, broke out in scary batches of hives that had me scouring 'askdrsears.com' for answers. Benedryl saved the day, and she's on the mend.

DH is complaining of a sore throat. He had this in Ireland, too, seemed to get better, but is now back to square one.

I barely left the sofa yesterday, and was awake most of the night with flu symptoms and the.worst. sore.throat.I.have.ever.had.

I promptly headed to my clinic's urgent care this morning and all but begged them to let me see a doctor. You just know when you can't swallow, and feel wretched with nausea that maybe it's more than your average cold. I thought maybe I was a wimp for running to the doc so quick - and since hubs has soldiered on through this (no doubt he thinks I'm a wimp, since he had a sore throat and he scrubbed the kitchen top to bottom last night!)

The urgent care receptionist heard me speak, and immediately called several doctors in the main clinic to see if they could slot me in - YEAH for contagiousness - the didn't want me camping out in their waiting room for two hours spreading my germs.

A nice sympathetic doctor, and two prescriptions later, I now know I have a nasty throat infection - I'm not a wimp after all - I really am sick!

Of course on reporting this to my husband, he's now thinking 'maybe I should have seen a doctor after all', and his latest stroke of genius? 'I don't need to see a doctor, you've got the antibiotics now, I'll just have some of yours'

I don't think so sunshine - these are all mine, and just as soon as I can get my head around swallowing them in all their horse pill sized glory, I'm taking every last one of them to get rid of this pain. Go get your own pills!

9 comments:

Absolutely Bananas said...

oh noooo! that sounds truly horrid. hope you're up and better soon!

Kimberly said...

Yuck! And right on for telling him to get his own pills!

Sometimes my hubby freaks me out a bit. He'll get a prescription, fill it, but not take it. So we've got prescription meds stashed away for...what? When we feel like self-diagnosing? Freaks me out!

Jennifer Playgroupie said...

Oh no. Feel better soon. That stinks, but yeah for the doctors getting you in soon and filling you with drugs!

The Good Woman said...

Now, now Annie. I bet you're teaching your children to share... (can you tell I'm not a doctor?)

Oh, The Joys said...

Feeb edder sood.

Shauna said...

Oh dear. Take care!

In the Trenches of Mommyhood said...

Yuckers! I've had a titch of a sore throat myself. Just chugging Tylenol Sore Throat here and taking old amoxicillin pills (your hubby and I would get along quite well!)

Brillig said...

Ahhh, shoot. Maybe I was contagious from all the way over here? I'm so sorry. I hope you all feel better very soon!!!

Flamenco Mom said...

I hope you all feel better soon. It's bad enough when one person in the house is sick--when everybody's sick it is a nightmare.