Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Oh the Pain and Now the Drainage

I know it has been a while since I have posted I apologize. Last week however I came down with a minor cold that went in to a full fledge cold. I spent my Saturday on the couch coughing, sneezing, aching, and with a fever. Basically I was a walking Nyquil commercial.

Sunday morning I woke up feeling much better, but by the middle of the day my ear was beginning to ache. I blew it off as just a side effect of the cold. By Monday I couldn't even chew anything because I was in so much pain. I had already committed myself to take a friend to the dentist, so I was unable to make it to the doctor then. Oh how I wish I would have.

Tuesday morning was horrible. It hurt to talk. I could hardly move my neck because my glands were swollen. I made it to the doctor and I was diagnosed with a little fluid in my right ear and an inner and outer ear infection in my left. I was given antibiotics and ear drops, but the only thing I could do for the pain was take Advil. This only slightly helped, so I spent most of the rest of the day in tears and on the couch.

Today I feel so much better. My ear is still a little sore, but now my big problem is drainage. YUCK. I feel so sorry for all those little babies who get earaches all the time.

Oh and 2 huge downfalls with me getting sick.............Yesterday was LD's and mine 6 month anniversary. We had a big night planned with new outfits and everything. It had to be rescheduled to Saturday. Also today was Munchkin's school field trip. I decided not to go because I didn't want to expose the kids and I wasn't sure how the pain would be after walking around for 4 hours. I was very disappointed, but Munchkin still had a great time and didn't mind me not going.

I am off to take my antibiotics. Hope everyone else is doing much better. I will be able to get back to work tomorrow, which means I will be able to catch up on reading my daily blogs.


Mikala said...

I'm glad you're feeling better. I have been sick too, but I think mine is more related to allergies. I was at the game last night and I'm paying for it today (I guess I spent too much time outside with the temp. change).

I'll tell you what, I grew up with ear infections on a monthly basis and they are the WORST! I feel for ya. I'm just glad you're feeling bettter!

Lisa said...

I am so sorry to hear you haven't been feeling good. That really sucks.