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Rant warning. ... .My sis

Aug 23, 2015 6:03 AM

It's 4am and I'm so up, today has been weird. My dad and roommate and I are worried about my sis. She's not eating, except a few foods and it's addictive. Sugar, milk, and caffeine. She coughs for hours after having milk, but can't really control it. I understand not wanting to take pills, but she even refuses the alternatives, like rub on creams. She won't talk to many people, and (appears) to consider the rest of the family enemies.

We want her to eat, and try to get some strength back up. She had very little energy. I understand being nauseated, but I don't think only eating foods that bring mucus is helping. I remember forcing myself to eat, Even when the smell of food would bring vomit to my mouth. I just wanted to survive as long as possible.

She's also not being too wise about media. She almost sent info (a video) about my dad, to a guy whose profile picture shows he's willing to get in a fight, and is possibly stalking my aunt. I just would have ignored anything. I'm just a skeptic, I suppose. Still, it's not safe.

Argh.I feel like she's going to end up running away, but I'll just have to hope she can find it in herself to keep trying. I know I'm probably feeling over protective, but I'll just find a way to keep going. I always have.

Aug 23, 2015 10:24 AM

Ferretbandit, I'm so sorry you and your family are having such struggles to go through. Does your sister have any lung conditions? Milk and dairy products are very bad to cause congestion and mucus when I have my asthma flares. If she's so weak from not eating, maybe your dad should take her to the hospital. She may have something causing the nausea like a virus or bacterial infection. And if she's not drinking she's likely dehydrating, which will make her weaker. You're all in my thoughts and prayers. (((Hugs))) & wishes you can get some rest. 🙏🌼

Aug 23, 2015 10:39 AM

Ferretbandit, you are a wonderful Sister. I don't think you are being too overprotective. You know your Sister and what to look out for. You're right about the dairy and mucus. It's rough that she won't eat or properly hydrate. I give you a lot of credit in dealing with your own pain and still keeping strong to be there to helP your family. Flappsy is right, perhaps your Dad should take her to the hospital. If they can get the nausea settled then maybe she'll be more willing to eat. Sometimes NOT eating will also cause nausea because of the stomach acids that are swishing around with nothing to digest. I am sending {{{{{hugs}}}}} for all and will keep you all in my prayers. I hope you get some much needed rest. 💕🙏🏻🌻

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