A short rant and some links

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I’m still sick. Can you believe it? It has been 11 straight days of lozenges, cough syrup and, now, antibiotics. In fact, the cough got so bad that I tore one of my intercostal muscles and ended up in A&E. True story.

Also FYI: tearing an intercostal muscle hurts like a bitch. Especially when you’re not over your cough yet and breathing deep feels like being stabbed in the chest. You can’t lie down comfortably, you can’t sleep well and let’s not even get started on sneezing. I feel a bit like a Sim with a sadistic creator.

Anyway, so I’ve been stuck indoors for 11 days. It’s amazing how quickly you forget even just what day of the week it is. On the plus side, I’ve done a fair amount of reading, writing and browsing the internet these past 11 days. Having a laptop means I can do all this in bed, with a cold compress on my forehead and a hot water bottle at my feet. It also means I have a whole bunch of links for you all to enjoy.

The opening ‘scene’ to this is one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. Ever.

  • grace
    February 25, 2011

    <3 Thanks for the link, darling.

    I'm so sorry you're so sick! I hope it gets better soon.

  • Sam Davis
    August 16, 2011

    Hello there,
    Just wanted to leave a comment saying how great the site is.
    Also I just pulled an intercostal muscle recently and it is agony!!
    Nearly 3 weeks of pain soo far.

    • admin
      August 16, 2011

      Hi Sam. It really is painful – sorry you’re having to experience it. Get lots of rest and you’ll be better soon!

      Thanks for your comment :)

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