day 2295 – federer triumphs

i’ve been coughing my lungs out for past four days and it seems to be getting worse even with all the medication i’m taking. i’m sure my coworkers don’t want a person coughing so much to be around the office. a sick day to stay at home watching federer play in nitto finals tournament. really good match for federer where he dominated against djokovic and earned a spot into the semifinals. i can’t wait to watch him play next round

day 2196 – cephalexin

i’m hit by the side effects of the prescribed drugs. my cognitive skills are compromised and it’s certainly making me feel weak, fatigued and slightly drowsy. also signs of dizziness and nausea kicked in first thing in the morning. part of me thinks that the dosage of four pills per day is too high, but who am i to judge. i just have to worry about finishing what’s in the bottle unlike last time

day 1103 – know no japanese

IMG-20170729-WA0006my headache has improved as the days pass by, but all those hours of teaching and coaching caused a lot of havoc for my throat. my mom gave me some medication she bought in japan, ones that only provided instructions in japanese. it doesn’t help that i am japanese illiterate. little did i know how to take them; i just assumed they were to be ingested in some form which is exactly what i did

day 986 – my cup of tea

imagecame down with a nasty cough, headache and later found out i have a 39 degrees fever. got plentiful of rest throughout the day coupled with lots of honey lemon water and drugs. my personal nurse made a surprise visit and came in through my front door to meet my folks for the first time. glad he’s always watching out for me and bringing me more than just medications when i need it most

day 787 – food for one

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sashimi is my type of food for the sick. not feeling well enough to do anything this evening, with sore throat feeling tired and weak. useless me couldn’t go gym, couldn’t go tennis, couldn’t go taekwondo, couldn’t go out for dinner. so here’s takeout my mom ordered, just the way i like it. hope i am not on the verge of getting sick cause i have a jam packed week next week. calling it an early night and hope magic happens overnight. peace out at 9:30pm

day 786 – medicine

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i don’t know what happened overnight but my throat has been uber dry all day. taking some medication before going to bed, but before that, i wanted to eat some homemade ice cream. i could try to make an argument that the ice cream is actually the cure to all throat problems, but i have no scientific evidence to back that up so i decided i wouldn’t even try to defend myself

day 555 – more drugs

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back for more drugs because i simply can’t get enough of these cough syrups. and if it wasn’t for zero improvements after finishing another bottle of cough syrup and more bags of cough candy, i would not be going to the doctor for prescribed medication. i can’t continue feeling so useless and weak, forcing me to miss out on so much training, work, regular routine and fun. hoping this will be enough to knock me out tonight and wake up tomorrow feeling human again