One of the Few Things That Can Make Me Not Feel Like Writing…. Bronchitis

When I first got bronchitis

I was pretty sure I had it because the symptoms were similar to the ones my husband had — a lot of coughing, I could tell the cough was trying to be productive but it just wasn’t. So we went to the FastMed Urgent Care clinic in our town, and they confirmed my suspicions — I also had bronchitis. They prescribed me Mucinex as well as a prescription sleep aid that had a cough suppressant in it so the coughing wouldn’t keep me up all night.

For those of you who have never had bronchitis…

Let me tell you, Mucinex is a wonder drug as far as I’m concerned. I coughed up mucus and blew it out of my nose for a few days, but I didn’t care, at least I was getting rid of the virus. I hated that I didn’t feel like working out or writing, and that I couldn’t work without sound like I was hacking up a lung on the calls I was receiving, but I needed to work, even though all I wanted to do was lay in bed and not be on calls, just keep coughing up mucus until it was all gone. I was relieved when I get to the end of each day and could just relax and work on getting rid of the crap in my lungs.

What I learned from having bronchitis…

I learned that I would hate having chronic bronchitis! LOL. Seriously, I hated coughing all the time, even though I knew it was necessary to bring up all the mucus in my lungs.

Teacher at heart with a special interest in law, fitness, health, and writing. An all-around nerd who likes to experiment with new things.

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