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Posts Tagged ‘cough’

Cooking in my kitchen

I did a lot of cooking this weekend. Well, a lot for me anyway. Lory Benson Pilates posted a good and easy recipe on Facebook recently. I made the Quick Carrot and Tomato Soup yesterday. It was fairly easy to make and I liked it. For me personally I needed to add some spice to […]


Calming the nighttime cough

Last night I slathered myself with Vick’s VapoRub. I put it on my chest, my neck, right under my nose (so I would inhale it directly) and rubbed it on my feet, as suggested by Hilda. After she suggested that I decided to look that up as I had never heard of that before. I […]


Damn you cough!

  My cough seemed to calm down somewhat today. I took my 5:30 a.m. shot of Mucinex and then forgot to take my last morning shot. When I realized I had missed a dose I decided to hold off and see if my cough got worse. It did OK. And I kept it at bay […]


Quieting my cough

Most of my posts lately have been about this crappy cold I have. Well, enough already, right? Yea, that’s what I am thinking. (But it ain’t over yet.) This cold started Christmas night and still lingers. On Friday the cold moved to my chest. The congestion in my head and nose is almost gone. But […]


Happy New Year … from the couch … still with a cold

My staycation has consisted of me nursing a cold all week. Last night the cold started to move into my chest and develop into a cough. The cough seems the worst in the morning and at night. So I missed spin and abs and body conditioning today. And I fear I am going to miss […]