Posts tagged “sinus”

Feed a Fever, Starve a Cold

I’m confident that’s the way the saying goes. If it was, “Feed a cold, starve a fever,” it wouldn’t have the alliteration and would be a bitch to remember, so I must be correct. I suppose I could Google it. But that’s not the point. The point is that I’ve been under the weather this

My Horrible Head

I can’t breathe right now and it sucks. I’ve told you already about my abnormally large sinuses and complained about not being able to breathe, but so far 2009 has just been unbearable. And these days it’s worse than it normally is because of my continued and doctor-recommended daily consumption of loratadine (the active ingredient

Abnormally Large

So I went to the doctor’s today. I have what is probably the twentieth sinus infection I’ve gotten since I moved to LA 5+ years ago. This one is really killing me, especially since I thought that I had gotten over it last week. I am on Round Two of antibiotics. Blech. Didn’t Ms. Curie

Trying to Breathe with a Stuffy Nose

This will probably sound ridiculous, but with everything that’s happening in my life right now I think the thing I want most in the world, right now, is to be able to breathe through my nose. It’s one of those small things that you don’t ever notice until it’s gone. Every now and then I

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