You guys, how long do you think a headcold-sore throat sickness is supposed to last? Like, what’s your reasonable estimate? A week? They get worse before they get better, right?
Cause I have a mean combo of the two that’s got it in for me….seriously! It was bad, then started getting a little better, and now it’s worse. I’m TWELVE DAYS IN now, and I still feel like I’m swallowing glass shards and could possible drown in my own phlegm. I felt so awful last night I finally gave in and cried.
Something about me you should know….I rarely cry. I just don’t. So when I do, my man knows it’s serious bidness. I was exhausted, deflated, so done…. I just felt leveled.
That’s when MacGyver swung into action and got me some antibiotics. (Something else you should know about me…. I really dislike taking antibiotics. I avoid it like THE PLAGUE. Yes, I’m extremely grateful for modern medicine. I feel so fortunate to live in a time when antibiotics exist and I know they literally save lives. It’s just that those life-saving antibiotics do a SERIOUS NUMBER on my gut. When I say ‘serious number’ I mean that it’ll take a good solid month for my gut to get back to normal. And that’s IF I load up on probiotics).
2 days from now I should know if there’s an end to the phlegm and glass shards. If not, I may take matters into my own hands and cut my tonsils out on my own! Cross your fingers for me.
Anyway, this outfit photo below was taken right at the beginning of the Plague, when I was just starting to look a little pale. I wanted to take the Pearled Posy Cardigan on a maiden voyage, and as I reached for a few options in my closet, I was drawn to the caramel colored pants, but needed a color to bring it all together. Surprise, surprise, I reached for navy.
It always comes back to navy, doesn’t it? (Read my about my fondness for navy here.)
Navy is just the perfect neutral. Not too harsh, not too weak.
This pair of Chies is from Pedshoes, one of the US shoe boutiques who carries a wide selection of Chies, often in exclusive color combinations. Peper and Parlor carries this exact same shoe in their own colorway. So gorgeous! I have had the pleasure of purchasing from both stores and the customer service from each of these boutiques was outstanding. For a full list of US boutiques and international sellers who carry Chie Mihara shoes, see my post here.)
Phlegm and glass shards couldn’t keep me from noticing the sizeable Anthro fresh cuts yesterday. Dang, did they unload, or what?! Most of my wishlist sat comfortably on their high-throned price points, but I did finally phone in to place an order for this and these.
So thanks for listening to my whine-fest. Feel free to vent about your own phlegm, glass shards, or just what you hauled away from the sale yesterday?!