Good morning friends!

Sorry for being MIA yesterday. Remember when I mentioned that I was feeling under the weather on Monday? Well yesterday I was feeling down right awful. I’m talking, coughing, sinus pain, headache, body aches, basically the works. I seriously have not felt this bad in YEARS. Ugh.

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Luckily I had previously scheduled  a new patient appointment at a new doctor’s office for yesterday morning (not knowing that I would actually be sick that day). Nothing against my old doc, (love him to death!) but at 23 years old I figured it was about time to make the switch from pediatrician to an adult primary care physician. The nurse practitioner at the new office is a sweetheart, and I think that I will be very happy at this new office.

I figured that I had the flu, considering that I opted out on having the shot, but I was wrong.  Apparently my symptoms are not flu-like; no fever or chills. After listening to me breathe, she diagnosed me with bronchitis.

At first she wanted to treat me with some over the counter drugs (Mucinex), but seeing as I almost shed a tear when I heard that, she gave in, and prescribed me the Z-Pack, thank GOD!

I’m not one to beg for medication, actually I’d rather not take it if it’s possible, but I think I know my body enough to know that this type of illness needs some antibiotics. Hopefully within the next few days I’ll start to feel better, but for right now I am still very “blah”.

On the upside, the NP told me that I should definitely be having at least one yogurt  per day throughout the course of the medication. I let out a little chuckle when I heard that, and told her that wouldn’t be a problem at all ;-)


For now I’m continuing my habit of being a yogurt addict, while hydrating and taking it relatively easy!

Have a fabulous Wednesday!


When you are ill, do you prefer to take antibiotics, or have your body fight off the sickness itself? 






  1. Oh no! Take care of yourself! Bronchitis is no fun at all. I’m not a big medication person either. I always try to just get better on my own. Hang in there, girl!
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  2. Aw, hope you feel better ASAP!
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  3. Feel better Stellina! I’m usually not a medicine person. If I have a cold I’ll just pump myself with vitamin c and I rarely take pain meds unless necessary. But when it comes to serious colds, sinus infections, flu’s, etc. – I BEG the doctor to pump with whatever will make it go away! I’m such a baby.
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  4. CaligirlSM says:

    Oh no! Hope you feel better!

  5. sorry to hear that you are sick! sending good vibes your way :)
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  6. Oh no, sorry about the sickness! Feel better soon!


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