Asthma is bad now chest infection, guess I won't be running for a while!

I've been coughing since I got back from Tunisia so had assumed I had picked up a cold bug on the flight (its very common). Then yesterday everything went from bad to worse to desperation!! Asthma inhalers were no longer doing what they should do, spent a very long night coughing with no sleep hardly at all. Emergency appointment at the docs this morning revealed chest infection and course of steroids for asthma. Today I have spent back on the couch snuggled up in my lovely soft micro-soft blanket, spaced out from lack of sleep and probably exhaustion due to lack of breath for a change its not caused by running its caused by trying to breath while in a sitting position. Oh how I love it when I feel fit and healthy. So today I'm in a big bad black hole, but I will return, never fear. :)

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  • So sorry to hear this- poor you- but you will be back and running soon just rest up and look after yourself

  • Oh poor Liz. Do take care. Stay warm and enjoy that couch while you can! xoxoxox delia

  • Sorry to hear this. Not like you at all. Best wishes that you're feeling better soon.

  • Rest up and get well soon xxxx

  • Get well soon

  • Enjoy the comfort of that snuggly micro soft blanket for now, take care and get well soon xx

  • Take care and look after yourself and you will soon be back out there ,best wishes Pat

  • What would Oldgirl say? Rest up, look after yourself & try not to fret. Don't think she'd say that last bit because she knows how frustrating it is. Chin up we look forward to seeing your post saying that you're up & running again. Do you think you're up to be our sage adviser whilst you're laid up? Well maybe once the antibiotics start working. Do hope you feel better soon. xx

  • Haha I read saga adviser just then, my brain is starved of oxygen I think!!!

  • Lots of good wishes and get well vibes heading your way. Take care whilst you're poorly and let drugs, warm blanket and TLC do their best. Looking forward to hearing that you're up and about again really soon X

  • So sorry to hear that you're poorly My very best wishes for your speedy recovery Old Girl x

  • Hope you feel better soon.

  • I had to change my inhaler last year as the puffer type no longer had any effect. Been fine up until this weather changed.

    Hope you feel better soon.

  • So sorry to hear you are ill. Think you have the right idea about snuggling up on your couch, best thing to do. Rest yourself and hopefully you will get better very soon.

  • Hi you were great support to me so get well soon.you do wonder what is pumped through the air conditioning on these flights?I always get colds after. X

  • Old Girl this is dreadful news. Wishing you a speedy recovery on your couch with your micro super onesie blanket!

    Feel better soon!

  • Sorry to hear this. Look after yourself and here's to a speedy recovery (((hugs)))

  • Oh, poor you Oldgirl. So sorry to hear your predicament. Just be kind to yourself , stay on the couch, and get better. Hope you are soon up and about! Chin up!

  • Thanks everyone for good wishes. Hubby doing a wonderful job looking after this old crock as he always does. Made a big pot of scotch broth just like his mum used to make this morning and it went down a treat. Brain is smush due to meds and legs real wobbly but hopefully be sorted soon. Was very disappointed that I had to cancel my Parkrun duty felt I had let them down but would have ended up in hospital I think as it was raining cats and dogs this morning.

  • So sorry to hear you're not well oldgirl. Get lots of rest and hope you'll soon be on the road to recovery. Take care and look forward to reading your blogs again very soon x

  • Hope you feel better soon Oldgirl. Wishing you well xx

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