Hi everyone! I hope you’re well ❤️ This post is a far cry from my usual optimistic self because I’ve caught a bad dose of the flu that is bordering on pneumonia (my sister has caught haemophilus influenzae so we’re guessing what the rest of us have is along the same strain). I’m eating healthily + getting my 2 litres of water a day and yet it seems to change nothing.
My body wants me to rest so that I can fight it off but I can’t get any sleep because it’s difficult to breathe through my nose and when I try breathe through my mouth air builds up and triggers my acid reflux making me feel pukey with heartburn. These last 6 nights have been terrible with only 3 hours of shut-eye when added up and I’m exhausted because of it.
I’ve taken to napping in the day as it’s far easier to breathe then but with the other symptoms it’s still very difficult. My family and I were given medicine which will fingers crossed help in the long run (update: I have a high temperature since starting on the meds, maybe because my body is finally fighting it? 🙏).
I’m desperate for relief from it. PLEASE comment with any tips/remedies for a particularly bad dose of the flu (nothing acidic as that triggers the reflux!) especially for the blocked nose side of things as that is what’s keeping me awake at night 🌃
Any help would be greatly appreciated ❤️ Have a lovely day ✨