I have been sick all week with flu. I am finally getting better. I think I’ll be completely well by next Friday, just in time to visit my daughter and her husband in Portland, Oregon. I do not want to bring any germ to my daughter.
Last Friday, March 10, when I was at the gym going from Jacuzzi to the pool. My skin got shock from hot to cold. Usually that is the critical moment I get sick easily.
The next day, I had nonstop runny nose, body ache, and sore throat. I was so weak that nothing in me could get me up. I woke up but fell back to sleep until 2:00 p.m. I ended up staying in bed all day.
On Sunday, I didn’t feel any better. Since I had a sore throat, my first concern was if I had a strep throat. I saw a couple white spots in my throat. I decided to go to the Urgent Care, waited for two and a half hours to be seen by a Physician Assistant. He ran a test, and it came back negative, so that was good news. He said I had a regular flu, and sent me home without prescriptions!
By Tuesday, my head was full of congestion and pressure from sinuses. I called my family physician and got some antibiotics. I knew that nothing could make me feel better any faster. I just had to let it go through its course. That means I will be sick at least ten day all together. I cancelled most of my meetings and classes, except my volunteer counseling appointment.
The ringing in my ears was quiet for a few days due to pressure in my head. This morning, the congestion and pressure were reduced; the ringing was rushing in with echo bouncing back and forth blasting in my brain. It almost threw me off of the balance when I got off the bed.
This is my share of flu of the year. I should be completely well within three to five day and looking forward to see my daughter!