Positive thought - re: Steely's request

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Abbey, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Now, some may not find this positive, but there are probably many that do. I can't utter a sound right now so you can't hear me gripe.:D

    Abbey
     
  2. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    LOL

    by the way Abbey, how's the cold? I'm guessing not better since you've lost your voice. I hope you're taking care of yourself as much as you can.

    Hugs
     
  3. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Ha, Lisa...I can't talk, but I can darn sure type. Poor cyber world.

    Abbey
     
  4. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    Careful now! You could get a cramp in your hands!
     
  5. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    There's another positive. My hands are working just fine.

    Abbey
     
  6. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    ... so far...
     
  7. Jena

    Jena New Member

    Abbey go get some vicks for yourself and hauls and tea!!! Losing voice not good, yet thank good ness for the hands!! :)
     
  8. Steely

    Steely Active Member

    You are so funny Abbey...........
    Yes, I guess losing your voice could be a good thing. At least it makes you turn inward and find some internal peace and solitude.
    You know the other thing it does? It causes other people not to talk to you, because you can't answer!!!!
    Now there is a real positive!!!:peaceful:
     
  9. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Or it makes them talk to you AT THE TOP OF THEIR VOICES, thinking that if you can't talk, you can't hear, either. That's the time to make a little sign that says, "I can hear just fine, thank you. Please don't shout at me."
     
  10. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Thanks for the thread- I needed a chuckle tonight!
     
  11. ML

    ML Guest

    Abbey I have the same virus out here in Colorado. It attacked the larynx/voice box and I actually sounds worse than I feel, which isn't great. Stay warm friend. Love, ML
     
  12. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    Yeah Ml...what do you do for it? I'm on my 3rd nap of the day and still can't talk. Took the stuff mother in law brought over twice...hmmm....there might be something here... ;)

    Abbey
     
  13. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    Has anyone suggested that old home remedy of honey and whiskey yet? I don't know if it works but you will either choke or quit caring if you can't talk...
     
  14. ML

    ML Guest

    my friend (that I met on a local mom's support group) brought me fresh ginger, lemon and honey. You boil the ginger for a half hour and add honey and lemon. She said it would kill the virus. It didn't but it did bring my voice back for a little while. I think I will do that again tomorrow. Abbey do you have a nasty cough too?

    I felt guilty because I let manster play wow and watch tv all day while I laid on the couch. He was quite content lol. I just didn't have the energy to hoist him off the couch with a crow bar.
     
  15. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    KLMNO...you're on it. I think it's a conspiracy. They don't WANT me to talk. Imagine that.:tongue:

    ML...nasty cough? Um, yeah. That deep in the chest thing.

    Abbey
     
  16. ML

    ML Guest

    mucinex (the generic) does help with the cough. The more I cough the more it hurst my voice.
     
  17. klmno

    klmno Active Member

    mucinex dm is supposed to be good if you have chest congestion.

    Of course- ML just beat me to that! LOL!!
     
  18. ML

    ML Guest

    klmno gmta :)
     
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