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Remember how excited or happy you felt when you learned something awesome for the first time? Sharing that with others is almost as fun, whereas mocking them for missing a cultural reference or cool fact isn't fun for anyone.
Speaking of not-fun, went to see the doctor yesterday. You know how I had a big fever last Thursday and felt better on Friday? Well, apparently all that was just the prelude to sinus infection - as of yesterday, I hadn't been able to get to sleep in less than two hours for days. I won't get into details, but let's just say the throat's been killing me and there's a constant tickle in the throat. Oh, and I lost my voice on Saturday night. Awesome.
When I called to make the appointment, the nurse asked, "What makes you think it's a sinus infection?"
"I'm getting a lot of blood drainage."
"Ah, yes. They're very popular right now."
The doc wrote me a 'scrip for Amoxicillin - my first antibiotics since the turn of the millennium. Not excited about that, because my last party with antibiotics (for blood poisoning - long story) ended with having to fight thrush for weeks. UGH. On the up-side, I'm already feeling better today, and it only took about half an hour of coughing my lungs out to fall asleep last night.