My nose is still stuffed up and I have a headache. My eyes are watery too. I can't think very clearly when I feel like this. I feel far away. But, <(see, that’s how icky I feel, I’m not even snickering at that) I have things I have to do, so I can't just vegetate (act like a vegetable, perhaps a mushroom because my head feels mushy, and btw, mushrooms grow in poop. I don't eat mushrooms. They are fungus. It would be like eating athlete's foot or something even more disturbing.)
The OTCs give relief from pressure, but makes me feel totally zombified, then, when they start to wear off, I feel edgy and irritable. Which at least I do not feel with just the allergy symptoms themselves. They only make me feel mopey and depressed.
Actually, I just feel like putting a drill up my nose, and in various places on my head to relieve pressure. Could be another side-show feat in the making.
Well, I guess I will just massage the sinus pressure points instead (the drill idea is too risky, and would be like either trepanning or a self lobotomy) to try and relieve some of it and then go use my neti pot (to irrigate my sinuses. It generally helps. It really does. What you do is, take your neti pot, which is like a little teapot sort of, fill it with warm water and a tiny amount of saline powder, stir to dissolve, then you insert the spout of the neti pot into one nostril, tilt your head to the opposite side of the spout over the sink [make sure you breathe through your mouth, if not, you will be very sorry, and try not to swallow any] and pour the saline solution up into your nasal passage. It will then flow up and out of the opposite nostril hole. It's quite nifty really. Do this to the opposite nostril and when finished, blow your nose to expel any excess water and "stuff" a.k.a., mucus, snot, pollen, germs, foreign objects, insects, small animals etc. It really does help. You can also just snuff up a small amount of salt mixed with warm water in your hand, or use a store bought saline solution spray. I like the neti pot best.)
Well, that was interesting and educational, wasn't it?
What I really would like to do now is just go lie down (lay down? I'm not sure which is correct,) cover myself with a blanket and have someone stroke my head (it's a cat people thing) and sing or read to me. Something nice and soothing. Sad is okay too, because I feel very melancholy when I don't feel well.
I guess I will go neti pot, do what needs to be done, then I will lie (lay?) down and daydream myself to sleep. Or something like that.
Sing soft kitty to me....allergies are a form of sick....