Friday, December 22, 2006

Possible Side Effects

I've been diagnosed with Pertussis (AKA Whooping Cough) which has kept me off work for the past couple of days. I know this might sound silly, but I actually like work and am disappointed not to be there right now. Now don't get me wrong, I love taking vacation -- but I hate being off work when I have planned several important things to do during the last week days -- being unable to accomplish them is as disappointing as being sick. I guess it could be worse, I could be sick during vacation (which I will be on during the Christmas break)

Yesterday my doctor gave me a prescription for Sandoz-Azithromycin (damn, I wish that name wasn't already taken, because I was planning on naming a character that in my next novel) -- and I started taking it yesterday.

I'm a bit worried about the side effects, though. Apparently some of the possible side effects this medication might cause are: diarrhea, stomach ache, nausea and vomiting and vaginitis.

Now the first four I can deal with. I mean, a sip of Pepto-Bismol will take care of those nicely.

But vaginitis? How the heck am I going to treat that when I don't even have a vagina? Oh man. I'm just not ready for this . . .


Just Some Gal said...

I'm thinking the vaginitis might be a huge concern!

I mean...if you don't even have a hoohah and thats a side effet... Wooooo, drugs these days... ;-)

On a serious note, I hope you get v soon and that you're in top form for Christmas.


lime said...

ROFLMAO!!! there are just sooooo many rude things i could say. must....resist....

may i also add my well wishes for a speedy return to health. and all my best wishes for a very merry christmas and happy new year for you and your family.

Kimberly said...

Poor Mark.

Get well soon, dude. Have a safe and happy holiday with your wonderful family.

(and just so you know, work just wasn't the same without you!)

Happy Christmas and Merry New Year!

BTExpress said...

I can help you with the vagina thing if you get it. I'm a specialist in vagina's. :-P

Now about this feeling bad about not working. I'm a specialist in that too. Remember, I retired at the ripe old age of 57 and I love getting up when I want (today was 1:42 PM, LOL) and not doing anything if I don't feel like it. We have to talk!

Merry Christmas!

lecram sinun said...

vaginitis??? ROFLMAO! I'm sure you'll get over it!

Came by to wish you and yours a safe and joyful season! Cheers!

Addict said...

Wow! Be careful with that stuff...
And have a Merry Christmas!

Georganna Hancock said...

Glad to see you retain your sense of humor about all this!