Thursday, May 13, 2010

A Teeth-rattling Sinus Infection

I have a number of allergies, so sinus infections aren't new to me. This one, however, "takes the cake." I see a chiropractor and acupuncturist for neck, sinus and jaw problems, and saw both this week. The acupuncturist has done wonders with my neck, and actually enabled me to breathe out of the left side of my nose for the first time in a long time. That night, I felt the sinus infection so badly that it made my entire jaw and top teeth ache! I had to use ibuprofen to sleep and it didn't work long. During that night I wound up grinding my teeth setting off more jaw and teeth pain, so I went to the dentist. Turns out I added to the sinus headache from the grinding and my jaw slipped out of place (making the jaw ache). I had to buy a night guard yesterday (which worked to reduce the pain). My head is pounding enough for me to see my pulse in my vision! So, antibiotics and a doctor's visit is next. This is one "teeth-rattling" sinus infection. It's tough to get old! :)

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next