Friday, December 12, 2014

LITTLE TRAIN TRIP TODAY

This morning I should be going to Patchwork class, but once again I'm not.

I'm catching the train to Middlemore Hospital to have a chest X-ray.  I am sure the results will show me lungs are just fine.  I still think my cough is caused by upper respiratory  congestion, caused by either the blood pressure medication or ?  I dunno.  Something.

Once that is done I shall come home and make a START on Christmas present wrapping.  I've got quite a lot to do.  Comes with having a large family.

I will be able to sort out what (if any) gaps I've got and then get the last few things.

I don't think I need to get much more.  Fingers crossed that is.

Brylee finishes school for the year today .... at least she can't cause any problems at school for the next 7 weeks!

Right... I'm off to get ready to catch that train.

Friday... yaaaa..... sorry Mark!

ONWARD...

As it was raining... I opted out of taking the train after all.  I didn't fancy getting wet, plus Brylee is due home early from school so I didn't want her coming home to an empty house.

As it turns out, she's not home and I am.  All good.
I went to Sylvia Park after the hospital and bought all the Christmas chocolates etc.  So now I can get started on the wrapping.

*sigh*

BECKYANNe AND JENNY: I am taking Losec every day already ... so I'm thinking it's not caused by reflux.  I get heartburn sometimes, and very rarely reflux 'proper'.  But not while I'm taking Losec.

Well... I've spent 3 hours in the garage sorting and wrapping presents!  I only got 3 presents actually wrapped.  But the sorting is done, which was a big job.

I've also got a lovely beef 'n' tomato stew on, so dinner is in hand.  I'm playing on me laptop!  A jigsaw puzzle in fact.

End of Day:  a busy day I must say.  I got 80% of the Christmas boxes wrapped tonight while watching Coronation Street.  Very happy it's almost done.
nite nite

7 comments:

  1. Your coughing could be caused by heartburn (acid reflux.) The only symptoms some people have is a cough and extra phlegm.

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  2. BeckyAnne beat me to it. Many years ago when I was working.......I had exhaustive tests and the only thing that my cough was put down to was reflux. I was put on Losec and my cough disappeared much to everyone's delight. It had to be the original Losec though not a generic one.......they didn't work. These days I find certain foods set me off. It s trial and error to find which ones. A notebook is good to record for a few days what you eat and if you cough. There is a nerve that runs along side the oseaphegus that gets irritated causing the cough. You don't get actual heartburn as such.....just the cough. It was my only symptom of reflux. :). Hope you get it sorted as it's not nice. It could also be the high blood pressure tablet as others have said. Big hugs x

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  3. What did the xray say?

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  4. Hi Are you taking accupril or something similar. Many people get asthma type reaction. Take care. Blessings

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  5. Rain heading our way but not yet, my dad had a gawd awful cough on blood pressure pills unfortunately. Hope the wrapping goes fact.

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  6. Friday here now too! I'll think about you Sunday, when you've got the Monday morning blues!

    Enjoy your train ride! Looking forward to the pics!

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  7. I bought my daughter a laptop for Christmas, I took it out of the box yesterday to look at it and I'm tempted to buy myself one too!

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