OT: how sucky is it being sick?

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  1. miaou

    miaou barely keeping it together

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    Got my period, need to rant!

    Few days ago I went down with the shittiest sorethroat known to man. Shit was so swollen there was no fucking way I could eat. Fever started Thursday night, didn't check to see how much because I had to go to school next day regardless. Friday night was 39.6C and I was trippin. Next morning, doc's spontaneous response to what she saw was "oh, your throat is really fucked up!". Blood tests were inconclusive about whether it is strep or mono, but the pills I'm taking smell like something that should not come anywhere near a living being and my piss has turned yellow-green.

    I hardly ever get sick, except for the seasonal flu every now and then. Last flu was last March and the one before that was March 2005, so you get the picture.

    So yeah, I can't train and I'm pissed. And this came right the very moment I finally started getting into a normal progression in ONE fucking lift after 1.5 years of fucking rehab! And I need to vent it out before I start ripping random noobs apart for being the dumbasses most of them are!

    Thanks for listening. Now I'll go remove the sand out of my vagina.
     
  2. edco76

    edco76 huh? Platinum Member

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    It does suck. I have been sick a lot lately. Just gotta roll with the punches and do what ya can.
     
  3. Justice 4 All

    Justice 4 All Brown Belt

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    Sounds like tonsilitis tbh.

    I used to get it all the time back in the day (before the dentist tortured me by ripping out my wisdom teeth). A good week on antibiotics clears it up good, and every once in a while, gives you a very healthy looking black tongue.

    Hope it's nothing serious, good luck.
    Don't forget to ingest loads of vitamin C.
     
  4. scoopj

    scoopj ackson

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    Stop venting and start ripping.

    Hope you feel better. And I hear Vitamin D is the new Vitamin C. Especially this time of year (Fall/Winter).
     
  5. Cratos

    Cratos Banned Banned

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    My mono started with a devastatingly sore throat. Went to the docs for Strep test, came back negative. Blood work next. Results indicated mono.

    Felt like shit.

    I slept a lot and had to pull out of school, but other than that, not a single fuck was given.
     
  6. rckvl

    rckvl Blue Belt

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    Sounds like you've got a situation.
     
  7. miaou

    miaou barely keeping it together

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    True.

    I've you've been sick a lot it could be bad luck (if it's a contagious disease, then what can you do), but it could also be factors you can look into changing (diet, sleep, etc).


    Yes, it is tonsillitis, but depending on whether it is from a viral or bacterial infection the medication treatment is different. Thanks for the wishes!


    Hahaha!!!
     
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  8. Beechwood

    Beechwood Green Belt

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    That does suck! Good luck on getting well. I second the mention on vitamin D3 and avoiding a cold. I've been taking 8000ius of d3 in order keep a testing level between 60 to 70ng/ml for around 5 years. Only one short cold during that time. Before then, I'd have one or two flu bugs a winter season.

    An article on D3 and how it helps high infections.

    Higher vitamin D level linked with reduced risk of infection | Dr Briffa's Blog
     
  9. edco76

    edco76 huh? Platinum Member

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    Naa. I got ulcerative colitis. It flares up from time to time and now is one of those times.
     
  10. MASShole

    MASShole Get it?

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    It's only temporary. You'll be back stronger than ever before you know it.

    Take it easy, do what you can, and just recover.
     
  11. pliftkl

    pliftkl Green Belt

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    Could be worse. Sicknesses come and go relatively quickly. My constant fear now is injury, as those can wipe out months if not years of progress very quickly. I'm old now and don't heal as fast as I used to.
     
  12. VoodooPlata

    VoodooPlata Brown Belt

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    It sucks ass being sick. I missed training today because I got a concussion yesterday... sucks big time.
     
  13. Fedorable

    Fedorable 1/1024th Mod

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    vaginititis, it is rampant this time of year.
     
  14. MatterOverMind

    MatterOverMind Pulling for you

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    I thought I had mono once for an entire year.

    It turned out I was just really bored.
     
  15. theBrookDweller

    theBrookDweller Blue Belt

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    My throat got so dry the other day I had a swollen uvula for nearly a week...fucking shitty because it destroyed my breathing and I couldn't run.
     
  16. mmafreedom

    mmafreedom Purple Belt

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    Sorry to hear that, get well soon.
    I just pulled a muscle in my upper back and so am unable to train to the level I would like, very frustrating. I can sympathise. Although my situation isn't nearly as bad.
     
  17. miaou

    miaou barely keeping it together

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    Thanks for every response. I just needed to rant and the pub is gone!

    Cheers!
     
  18. ExtremeStandard

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    I hate it so much, I try to do everything in my power to make sure my immune system is in tip top shape to fight of any cold. I haven't been sick for quite a while but have close thinking I had one because I started getting the sniffles and a slightly sore throat, but it pasted.
     
  19. eastNYgoon138

    eastNYgoon138 Green Belt

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    Pick up a barbell and sweat it out!

    Seriously though, I know thats frustrating. Hope you get better quick snap
     
  20. ChiliDavis65

    ChiliDavis65 Blue Belt

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    Sucks, brah!

    I've been sick for a week or so. It's almost gone now, but I missed a day or two of training. I like to do some light cardio or hit the sauna and sweat it out. I just make sure I replenish my fluids immediately after. Maybe that's not the right way to go about it, but it makes me feel better.
     

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