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Pirates of the Burley Griffin
A schedule bears the same relationship to reality as Astrology.
I don't have a fever yet... 
8th-Mar-2010 05:45 pm
Open Road!
...but apparently I can expect one by tomorrow and need to see the doctor again on Wednesday. 

In the meantime there are antibiotics and I have (with dalekboy's assistance) laid in food supplies.

What I thought (yesterday) was a lump in my right leg is apparently a subcutaneous* boil/abcessy thing. Watching the infection spread up the leg in a line has a certain grotesque fascination.

I've been ordered off work in the meantime to let the immune system kick in.

*Mostly, The skin is now going quite pink

So, plenty of rest and fluids for me over the next day or so.
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8th-Mar-2010 09:34 am (UTC)
Packet says Cephalexin Anhydrous.

I'm certainly NOT going anywhere tomorrow, or the day after, until I've seen the doctor again.

Thanks for the well wishes.
8th-Mar-2010 09:18 pm (UTC)
They can *really* irritate your throat.

Why?
8th-Mar-2010 03:14 pm (UTC)
That is scary! Lucky we live in the world of antibiotics. Get well soon!
8th-Mar-2010 09:18 pm (UTC)
Thanks. As of this morning it looks like the infection has either stopped advancing or at least slowed down a lot.
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