Out and About

Off to Port Stephens

My week of rest and relaxation officially began on Saturday with a weekend trip to Jenolan Caves. It was incredible and I’ll be writing a whole post on it later. Today though, I’m off to Port Stephens. I’ll be driving up there in a few hours. There has been one big downside leading up to my whole holiday though.

I’ve been sick.

Since last Tuesday. I came home from work on Tuesday and didn’t work Wednesday due to a sore throat and fuzzy head. Unfortunately, there were no doctor’s appointments available on any of those days at the medical centre I regularly go to. Thursday I went to work still sick because I’d been unable to see a doctor and get a medical certificate. Friday I took the day off again to see if I could get better. I ate some raw ginger on a friend’s recommendation and did feel a lot better. But then Saturday, my throat got sore again and by the end of the day, my voice started to go. Yesterday, my voice was practically gone and it’s about the same today. The plus side is I just rocked up at a different medical centre this morning and saw a doctor who has prescribed me antibiotics despite saying it seems more viral than bacterial. I don’t care at this point. I’d like to try some harder drugs given cold and flu tablets didn’t seem to work.

So yes, I’m on my way to my holiday sans my voice.

The accommodation I’ve booked is supposed to have WiFi in public areas but we’ll have to see how good it is. In case it’s not great, well, you’ll hear from me on my return on Saturday!

Hope you have all had a great weekend!

See you from Port Stephens!

Until next time,

Cheers!!!

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  • Magali
    15 July 2013 at 10:38 am

    Yikes, having the flu always sucks but hoping some R&R will make it better! You have definitely earned some time off. Get well soon! 🙂
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    • Psych Babbler
      17 July 2013 at 5:53 pm

      Tell me about it! Thanks Mags! 🙂

  • Smita
    15 July 2013 at 2:38 pm

    Take good care & enjoy the break 🙂
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  • Titaxy
    15 July 2013 at 11:20 pm

    Enjoy the vacation.

    • Psych Babbler
      17 July 2013 at 5:54 pm

      Thanks T…long time no see…I owe you an email once I’m back. 🙂

  • Vivienne
    16 July 2013 at 8:17 am

    It sucks to be sick! More so while on vacation. I hope the drugs work their magic real quick. Get well soon!
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    • Psych Babbler
      17 July 2013 at 6:00 pm

      I know Vivienne…being sick is horrible in the best of times and it’s been annoying that I can’t sleep well at night due to coughing and massive headaches! Gah! Thanks for the wishes… 🙂

  • Avada Kedavra
    16 July 2013 at 8:20 am

    Have fun PB! 🙂
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    • Psych Babbler
      17 July 2013 at 6:01 pm

      Thanks Ava! Hoping to… 🙂

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