Please don’t get too carried away by the title! Sadly, I haven’t (yet) discovered a permanent cure for depression.
This is going to be a fairly brief post on the benefits of recovering from a more common kind of illness, like the cold I’ve been suffering with for the past two days.
After work on Monday, I noticed my throat was sore and that I was feeling ever so slightly disorientated inside my head. I put it down to a possible occupational ailment but, I woke up the next morning with the running nose and the sneezes occasionally followed throughout Tuesday at work. I don’t think I helped myself by taking the wrong tablets to work with me that day… Instead of cold and flu pills, I was only carrying paracetamols, which don’t usually work as well for me… Well, both boxes are the same colour! 😉
Today I still felt quite rough at times, even after beginning to intended procedure of medicine last night. It’s fair to say that I woke up feeling brighter (even though that faded through the day) and, although my nose remains unclean, it’s flowing as fast or as frequently as the day before. So, I believe I am on the mend. 🙂
That’s the thing about getting ill and then recovering… I find it to be quite a ‘placebo’ of it’s own; helping me to feel better about and stronger within myself.
Do you also find this?
If you are suffering in a similar way at this moment (there are plenty of bugs around) then, I offer you my sympathy.
PS. I just gazed upon my favourite new word – Rhinorrhea – which, I assume, means ‘diarrhoea of the nose‘… 😀
- Woman’s running nose revealed to be leaking brain fluid (foxnews.com)
- Cold Allergy, Allergy, and Cold. What Makes Them Different? (livingwithallergy.com)
- Remembering What Health Feels Like (everydayawe.com)
- Is it a Cold or the Flu? Your Googlechondriac Question Answered (nightcaptv.com)
- My nose is cold, my toes are numb…. (art-is-jokken.blogspot.com)