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Cold and sore throat

I Am Down

I Am Down

Achy eyeballs, headache, feeling cold, lacking in stamina when I work out, itchy nose and feverish feeling. Whenever these symptoms are displayed, I know that fever and a bad cold or throat infections are looming over me. I had these symptoms yesterday and I tried […]

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Ventolin For Cassandra

Ventolin For Cassandra

Ever since Baby was an infant, she never once took any oral meds to treat her cough or runny nose. That’s because since she was 7 weeks old, she had to take oral antibiotics everyday until she was 14 months old (that’s after the Ureteral […]

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Bug, Bug Go Away

Bug, Bug Go Away

Today is the first day that Sherilyn and Baby are showing the first signs of a cold.  It all started about a week ago when a friend who had her first signs of cold came to our house.  She played with the girls and got […]

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Successfully Kept The Flu Bug Away

Successfully Kept The Flu Bug Away

Two days ago, I felt an impending throat infection, cough and runny nose attacking me. My throat felt slightly painful, my voice started to change, nose felt stuffy and the entire body just didn’t feel right. I knew I had caught the bug from Alycia […]

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Natural Remedies For Coughs And Colds

Natural Remedies For Coughs And Colds

I mentioned in my earlier posts that everyone in the family has been down with chesty cough (with lots of phlegm) and mild runny nose, including myself. Only the hubs went to the doctor’s to get himself meds. For Sherilyn, I used Baby’s old Aero […]

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I’m Feeling Better Today

I’m Feeling Better Today

Thanks to everyone who commented in my earlier post – thanks for your advice and suggestions.  After popping 2 more Panadol Actifast last night and slept at 10:30pm (which was considered very early for me), the throbbing pain on my head, teeth and jaw is gone […]

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Both Older Girls Down

Both Older Girls Down

…with cough and runny nose.  With only 3 more days left before their trip to Hong Kong, I didn’t want to let them heal on their own, so I told hubby to bring them to the paed this morning.  Flying with a runny nose can be really […]

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I’m Down With A Stuffy Nose And Sore Throat

I’m Down With A Stuffy Nose And Sore Throat

It just came all of a sudden yesterday. Either I got bitten by the same bug that bit Sherilyn or Sherilyn got bitten by my flu bug.  My nose is now blocked, I can’t smell no nothing and my throat is painful.   At the onset […]

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