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This falls squarely into the “don’t try this at home category.”

A couple weekends ago I awoke with a feeling in my ears like someone had loosely clamped conch shells onto my noggin like headphones. “NOOOooooo,” I groaned, thinking I’d contracted an awful cold at a really bad time. The line from Ferris Bueller popped into my head, “When Cameron was in Egypt’s land… let my Cameron go…” It was the perfect sentiment except that my name’s not Cameron and I’m a woman.

“Wah wah wah wah wahhh, wah wah wah,” the television said, as if Charlie Brown’s parents were lecturing me from the inside of a bass drum. “Noooo…” I said again. As I walked around the house trying to distinguish my thoughts from the duck cloth that seemed to be lodged in my Eustachian tubes, I felt like I was in a dated submarine movie where I needed to use sonar to locate the spare toilet paper. (more…)

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From Wikipedia

From Wikipedia

Have you ever had a urinary tract infection? It is misery with a heap of discomfort. They usually begin with a strong urge to urinate that becomes worse and worse, and if they progress, they can become very painful. At that point you may be urinating blood and having abdominal pain.

One of the worst parts of them, though, may not be the physical symptoms themselves, but the prolonging of physical symptoms by having to wait until you can get to the doctor. By the time you get there they basically confirm what you already know and give you a prescription. Then you have to wait to have the prescription filled. This conventional method means hours and even days can go by before you get relief. (more…)

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