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bah, horrid cold, bah, moan, bah

(24 Posts)
piratecat Thu 11-Sep-08 09:32:53

I have had two of the weirdest night's sleep, you know feverish, and LONG.

cough splutter, blows nose.

I havent a cold for ages.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 11-Sep-08 12:49:33

poor you - rotten inventions are colds
have a sore throat and cough, feel a bit woozy but I dont care as long as it doesnt block my nose!

Hope you feel better soon - probably a bit early in the day for a hot toddy!

piratecat Thu 11-Sep-08 14:45:08

bah!! sounds like we have somehting in common then.

Tutter Thu 11-Sep-08 14:46:02

oh, me too

2 weeks now

fibally on abs as it moved to my chest

and have one of those inhaler-type jobbies

piratecat Thu 11-Sep-08 14:55:43

2 weeks!!

poor you

I may have cuaght it form a very good friend of mine, i think she had hers about a week and a half.

its's def in my chest, and feels hot there too.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 11-Sep-08 15:53:55

not getting much hope from you two as I've only had it a couple of days. Hope you feel much much better Tutter!

piratecat Thu 11-Sep-08 16:02:32

kitten, me too, 2 days that it sorry for the gloom. !! We should check back in, with positive moments, like ooh headache cleared, or nose unblocked.

right i am off to buy more loo roll in, and maybe some sort of cold tablet. tho they aren't meant to be that effective are they?.

Am relying on extra strength paracetamol, and ibuprophen atm, but i can't tell if i't releiving the symptoms.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 11-Sep-08 17:10:48

I usually end up taking a combo of sudafed and otrivine - I'm such a nose wuss!
d'ya reckon its too early for whiskey yet?!
one positive note - I reckon coughs might be good for tummy toning?

thebecster Thu 11-Sep-08 17:13:31

oh, me too! Can't sleep at night, wake up feverish with raw sore throat, chest all burning and wheezy, nose blocked, sinuses hurt, feel all woozy, keep being sick because coughing so much... Bleargh! Horrid!

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 11-Sep-08 17:43:53

oh blimey thebecster - I'm nowhere near that bad! Hope you feel better soon.

Feeling much less sorry for myself now!

piratecat Fri 12-Sep-08 08:25:36

becster, that's rough, poor yuo.

how long have you had this lurgy?

Well last night was night 3 of fever/cough/sweat.

I can barely get up this morning let alone get out the door to school.

pray dd doesn't get it as bad

BoysAreLikeDogs Fri 12-Sep-08 08:29:21

Horrid cold too, plus DS 2 up in the night with earache, sp he ain't going to school.

And it's my day off today.


off to do School run - DS1 still has to go.

Cough splutter urrrgh

[leaves box of balm tissues for everyone]

piratecat Fri 12-Sep-08 10:07:04

so you have a hard day ahead, with an ill one and being poorly yourself.

I am taking these flu tablets from the supermarket, tbh i feel a bit woozy tho.

BoysAreLikeDogs Fri 12-Sep-08 10:09:21

I have had paracetamol and am allowing DS to loaf watching spongebob

I have twirled tisses stuffed up my swollen nostrils to absorb the snot flow.

Like a walrus.


OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 12-Sep-08 11:37:48

What a lovely image BALD!

Had one of those peculiar fluey nights and every time dd turned over in bed (in the next room1) I'd jump up convinced there was something wrong. My poor dh!
tis a very energy sapping one this one isnt it.
poor all of us.

BoysAreLikeDogs Fri 12-Sep-08 11:41:17

Yes we can all feel v sorry for ourselves

I have been doing 'poorly cleaning' whereby one leans on the kitchen worktop to polish the taps

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 12-Sep-08 11:51:03

lol at poorly cleaning.
I was brave stupid and attempted to cut the hedge with the shears. Neighbours found me sprawled across the top of the hedge saying 'oh I can't be bothered' Then I coughed, the step ladder wobbled very alarmingly so I gave up.

BoysAreLikeDogs Fri 12-Sep-08 11:52:19

shock at wobbly stepladder/shears combo

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 12-Sep-08 12:04:14

not my most sensible moment really.

piratecat Fri 12-Sep-08 14:39:24

well for all the poorlyness, you are making me cuckle re the taps and shears.

These extra strength somerfield tabs are actually not bad, youget 1000mg para in one hit (2 tabs)!!

I was like you badbadkitten, kept waking up last night, and only an hour had passed by.

ok i have to find some rouge/gravy browining now to try and make face appear alive for the school run

ps , alot of pets on this thread!!!

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 12-Sep-08 17:05:21

must be cat (and dog) flu!

OhYouBadBadKitten Sat 13-Sep-08 13:36:57

So hows everyone doing?

Good news for me is no temp today and that makes such a difference.
Bad news is must be affecting my ears cos the world keeps doing mad dashy spins. But that could be a bonus - tis like a free rollercoaster trip grin Spent good part of night coughing but dh is lovely and doesnt hate me yet.

piratecat Sun 14-Sep-08 16:52:25

well last night was still feverish, but cough is a bit better.

my face looks like i have had a chemical peel, and i think i have aged ten yrs over the last week.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 14-Sep-08 17:11:09

you are having it pretty rough.
Have to say I feel loads better today - yay for me!. Bit of a cough and quite tired but I think I've got off really lightly. Hope you catch up with me quickly.

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