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Pain multiplied by cold

Feb 15, 2015 9:40 AM

I feel like I got run over by a truck. I caught a cold and what used to be just a few days of discomfort controlled by NyQuil and DayQuil is now a major flare up of pain across my body. All my usual pain spots (back, neck, knees, elbows and head) are hurting more than usual right along with the radiating pain in legs and arms. Not to mention the incontinence problem being magnified by constant sneezing and coughing. Where's the depends underwear when you need it? How the heck has it come to this? I want a new body without defects - preferably in a size 6. 💃💃💃

Feb 15, 2015 3:05 PM

That's a great idea...a size six brand spanking new bod with no defects, yeah! I'll
It it on my wish lost lol. Hope your cold is short and you feel better real soon!

Feb 15, 2015 6:23 PM

Iathompson, poor you! Will pray the cold is short lived. I have incontinence due to pelvic floor dysfunction (damage to muscles). Getting sick makes it much worse. I agree a size 6 would be great, but I'd settle for a 10-12 even!!! 😉

Feb 15, 2015 8:06 PM

Yeah Flappy, I'd settle for a 10-12 as well. Thank you and Sandy for the well-wishes. I hope I'll start feeling better tomorrow (after two days of chicken noodle soup 😄).

Feb 16, 2015 8:32 AM

Ouchie - on top of not being able to breathe abd coughing my lungs out, now my ribs hurt (more than usual) and I have a muscle spasm in my neck that just won't go away despite stretching. And my head is killing me, especially around my ears which are completely clogged up. OMG - and to think I complained about feeling bad before this cold. Now I wish I could go back to my normal aches and pain. Sorry for being such a whiner... 😩😰😫

Feb 16, 2015 11:03 AM

Iathompson, I feel so bad for you. I've been sick like that and the coughing makes it horrible. Praying you'll get over this soon!

Feb 16, 2015 11:14 AM

Wow.. I feel so bad for you... I know what you're going through because my day is bad and my anxiety out of control and I can't get a handle on why I feel so bad (aside for the fact it's -12 degrees here). I'm also menopausal so I don't know when or if I'm getting a cycle because they're so erratic. I just want to cry.. I'd love to get replacement parts but they are obsolete due to age... LOL!! Guess if I don't laugh, I'll cry. I hope you feel better soon and that your pain is eased. If you find a way to get a new bod in a size six, let me know... I'll take TWO so I have a spare.. 😜

Feb 16, 2015 11:34 AM

Oh Alwayz, you just made me laugh and cough! But thank you for that! After all, laughing is the best medicine. I know that feeling about PMSing and then not getting a cycle - it has recently started happening for me too. Old age is getting the best of us. We should all get us a ticket to the Bahamas and hang out together for a week of wellness and pampering. Especially during this crazy weather.

Feb 16, 2015 11:45 AM

Sounds good to me... I'll bring the tequila!!! 🍹

Feb 16, 2015 1:02 PM

Oh man Thompson- colds certainly cause flares! I guess you could do a meditation on feeling the mucus move out of your body and releasing toxins with it? 😁 heehee! Feel better! I hope you don't have to work!

Feb 16, 2015 1:33 PM

Great ideas Jesswoo. No, I'm lucky, the wonderful company I work for observes President's Day along with nine other Federal Holidays.

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