Well I got back from the doctor’s office around 11:30am and yup he says I have bronchitis. In fact, he said my left lung sounds “badly compromised”, which essentially means if I waited another day or so I’d have pneumonia in that lung. Yay! So I am now on a powerful antibiotic and was forced … More Cold Log: Day 5, Part 2: It’s Bronchitis
Well I was up half the damned night coughing my ass off. Finally went to sleep around 5am, only to wake up at 9 so I could call my doctor’s office and make an appointment to see him. I feel that my chest is congested and now I am starting to cough up nasty things, … More Cold Log: Day 5, Need Backup
Well, here we are on Day 4 of this damned cold. I woke up this morning with a rattling sound in my chest, I started coughing and couldn’t stop. Then when I tried to say something…well, I couldn’t. My voice was gone. I went downstairs and grabbed a cup of hot tea and took another … More Cold Log: Day 4, Bronchial Assault
Well here we are, day 3 of this damned cold. I was given the day off today, thank goodness because today I began feeling stuff in my chest as the cold began its expansion from my nose and throat into my bronchial tubes…this is the typical progression for me. Stopped taking Robitussin and have started … More Cold Log: Day 3, Cough!
Well I woke up this morning feeling like absolute crap. Nose is quite stuffed up, the sore throat is still present although lessened a bit. I am sneezing and blowing my nose on regular intervals. Took another Airborne drink this morning and have been taking Robitussin every four hours or so. Talked to my boss … More Cold Log: Day 2, the Cold ensues
Okay, well I was feeling great until about 5pm, then my throat started getting scratchy and steadily grew more and more sore. Then around 10pm my sinuses unloaded and continued to run and run. I knew then I had a cold. I took an Airborne around 6:30pm and another around 11:00pm. Took two teaspoons Robitussen … More Cold Log: Day 1, the Sore Throat