Is That A Tunnel I See?

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 15:  Toddler's Dime...

Yes, I feel like there actually may be a tunnel out there, coming into view, that may have a light at its end. Perhaps I’m about to round the proverbial corner on beating this flu? I think may be!

The last two nights I have actually slept pretty well. My headache is intermittent now, only flaring after reading, watching the TV or looking at the computer screen for what my body decides is “too long”. The pesky cough and chills still reside though. I am glad to report the cough is much less intense and more sporadic now.

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One Week In

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 29:  A cough etiquet...

I am about one week into having the flu now.  Thankfully the symptoms are beginning to ease up a bit now.  The aches and dizziness have lessened, as have the sniffles.  The headache is almost gone now, too.  Unfortunately, the cough is still here, but tempered by the cough syrup my doctor prescribed.  And the chills from the fever are still holding onto me.  The chill/sweat cycle is the worst, for me, at this point I think.  Overall, it has been a fairly miserable week I must admit.  My doctor says that I need to be cough and fever free, without taking any medication, for at least 24 hours before I can go out.  Thursday will be the first possible day for that.  I am cautiously optimistic that I’ll meet those criteria by then.

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