Thursday, February 5, 2009

Sinus Infections suck!

I started feeling like crap the beginning of last week. I started pushing the vitamin C and drinking lots. By Friday I was exhausted, and by Monday I couldn't believe how sick I was. I really thought it was just a bad cold I had a horrible cough which isn't common for me. So, I went to the doctors yesterday morning and was given an antibiotic for a sinus infection. I can't believe how much better I feel today. It obviously wasn't just viral like I had originally though. Thank goodness I went to the doctors, last night my back molars were hurting me so bad I couldn't stand it. It's weird how all of that is connected. What a difference 24 hours makes. I'm certainly not 100% but, I'm well on my way!
How's everyone else feeling these days? It is so cold out today! Come on spring!!

My daughters debracing date is coming up in 13 days. I'm really happy for her, but so envious too! I can't wait to have no metal in my mouth. What a wonderful feeling that will be!!


stephanie said...

I can't wait for the de-bracing date either :) You're a bit closer than I am, though :)

In Washington we've been given a bit of a break in the weather. It's not warm by any means, but I walked outside w/out a coat today and the sun was actually out! Whoa!

Katherine (Kate) said...

No COAT?! G'ah~ it was -25 here today.....again....or is that Still?

I'm with you, Michelle. I can't wait for Spring. Walking around the gardens looking at new little things popping out of the ground. Even Dandelions are awesome in the Spring!

Glad you're finally able to get some relief from that Sinus infection. Man alive it's crazy how they make EVERYTHING hurt. Not fun at all!

Rita said...

Hi Michelle, Thanks for following my blog. This is all new to me. I hope you are feeling better. Your new picture looks great!

It is still cold here and I am a warm weather person. I will be glad when spring comes. :-)

nabukay said...

still enjoying the pink and look forward to what they say after your next adjustment. you are def getting closer.

Michelle said...

Wow, you are looking great! Well it has been such a long time since I talked to you, hope you get to feeling better soon. I am month to motnh too with getting mine off, I fell like I have had these things on for ever!! I need to post a new pic. I do not feel like anything has changed but Im sure there are things to see in a pic. Well your teeth look awesome, so close to being done eh. I noticed you didnt post for quite some time, did you have the second surgery? I feel lost. Sorry for not knowing...I fell off of the blog has kept me sooo busy. Well I need to catch to you soon.

Stephanie said...

Michelle, you're teeth are looking great! Glad to see you got over your sinus infection. By now, your daughter should have her braces off. And you, any inclination of a debanding date?

stephanie said...

How's it going?

nabukay said...

hey michelle how goes it with you? we miss you!

Michelle said...

Hey there...still got the wires? I do! :( Im month to month as well....thinking maybe you got your off by now. Hmm...POST...POST...POST...lets get an update here. LOL

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Joel said...

I can't wait till I have my teeth fixed! I have my braces for a year now and had some painless laser dentistry (Chicago-based) procedure before it. I just hope to have a break from work! I feel so exhausted.

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