Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Cough, Cough, Sneeze, Sneeze

Thank you for all of your get well wishes. I came down with this summer cold on Friday and it seems to get worse and worse. I am taking medicine, like a good girl. My drugs of choice: I wish I could take the nighttime medicine all of the time. I sleep like a baby.

I can't go to the doctor because we're in the middle of getting our insurance changed. And for some reason, they can't give us the new group number or identification numbers. They hope to have it all finalized by the end of the week. (they better because I need to pick up a VERY important prescription by Sunday so that Baby Smithwick doesn't come sooner than planned) Too much information...I know.

Tylenol usually doesn't have any side effects on me, but this time, it's a little different. I felt kinda funny yesterday, almost as if I was drugged. It was a warm, tingly feeling, but not the good kind. I had a headache and my vision was blurry. It was scary, but it did make me feel better. I can't take Sudafed at night because I wake up every hour. It's terrible because Sudafed really works.

I also feel like a criminal each time I go to buy cold medicine because they take a copy of your license and ask you to sign. Sometimes I just want to ask if they'd like one of my snotty Kleenex's to prove that I am sick. Ugh, why do criminals have to make it so difficult for the people who actually need the medicine?

Fred wouldn't let me drive or go work out yesterday. Both of which I didn't need to be doing. So, last night he was sweet enough to make us a BBQ chicken pizza and to watch "Obsessed" with me. (I liked the movie even if Beyonce drives me nuts!)
I'm feeling better today, but still not 100%. I think it's going to be a few more days before I am back to my old self. I have a feeling that tonight will be stuffed peppers, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Big Brother. There's nothing better than stupid movies when you're sick!
As a little pick me up, I bought myself a new bottle of Fiji Water (the best water):
Thanks again for your sweet comments!!


A Girl Can Dream said...

Hope you get better soon. I was sick for...4 weeks!!!! Yep, seroiusly that long. My nose was like a faucet, I had the worst cough and headache (sounds nice, right?). I finally went to urgent care and got some antiobiotics (which I didn't take, I suck at taking pills) and nasal spray (which I still use).

Hope yours doesn't last that long!! Get well soon (eat some chicken soup)!

Chelsea said...

You felt drugged because you were drugged. You took drugs.. from the drug store. There's a reason they call it that!

I THINK you can go ahead and purchase your oh-so-important prescription now and go back with your insurance info and they can give you the discount. Check with your pharmacy but I think I had to do that before.

I meant to email you about your comment. I actually don't like Beyonce. I only included her in my list because she's fabulously rich and famous. :)

short southern momma said...

I hope you feel better...There is nothing worse than a summer cold! Glad you have a good man that takes good care of ya!!

Heather said...

Feel better. I am currently playing nurse to my sick fiance :-(

sarah said...

Feel better soon!

Be careful with Tylenol that you don't take it any sooner than prescribed (or described on the back). It can lead to some pretty serious issues if you do. Not trying to be a Debbie Downer, I have just seen what can happen firsthand.

Heather said...

Hope you are feeling better! I have been wondering about that movie Obsessed, thanks for sharing!

jen + ryan said...

my grandpa is 83. cracks me up!

In this wonderful life... said...

glad you are feeling better! I hate cold medicine :( I've been wanting to see obsessed!

ps - the photos I did on!