For the last two weeks I’ve been feeling that slight twinge of a sore throat and then somehow my body has shut it down or perhaps this sore throat is crafty and only pretended to be dead and instead secretly gathered strength. Either way I am now sick.
Last night I found myself feeling weak, sore in the neck and shoulders, and suffering from a sore throat. I went to sleep at 9PM and woke up at 5:30. The plan was to take the road bike, the wife’s road bike, and my mountain bike to the Misaligned Minds charity ride in Paducah KY, then go on to Land Between the Lakes to camp and do some mountain biking.
It took me about 30 minutes to put some clothes on and I messed with my rack for about 15 minutes and told my very unhappy wife that I couldn’t do it. She understood but was very disappointed as she had been looking forward to this trip a great deal.
I’m hoping for a speedy recovery, I’d really like to go mountain biking tomorrow and not feel like death at work Monday. I’ve been taking Zicam which I believe will help reduce a cold’s duration a little bit and I recently bought some Cepacol which has drastically improved the pain from my sore throat. What do you do to fight a cold?