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Ah, melancholy memories of the Fall that isn't Autumn
Dear left brow ridge and sinus cavity:

Plz die now, kthxbi.

*does not eat more ibuprofin because already had 4 in the last hour*
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wesleysgirl

2004-09-05 02:28 pm (UTC) (Link)

*Snuggles you*

mpoetess

2004-09-08 08:45 am (UTC) (Link)

*snuggles back, on time-delay*

I am speshul! I can TiVo snuggles!

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mpoetess

2004-09-08 08:50 am (UTC) (Link)

In my case it was the fall-down-the-stairs-and-smoosh-face-in yuck, just rearing its ugly head in the form of bone-ouch.

*pokes at goose-egg that's still hiding under left eyebrow*

*crawls under desk*

The interesting thing is that there's now a spot on the inside edge of my left eyebrow where I pretty much can't feel anything, short of pressure on the bone. TBQ suggests this would be a good time to get an eyebrow piercing.

trepkos

2004-09-05 04:31 pm (UTC) (Link)

It sometimes helps blocked sinuses if you hang your head upside down for a while, then give your nose a good blow. The sinuses in your nose - all our noses - are very badly designed - or perhaps designed for a time when we spent our life on all fours (looking at the ground to find food, I mean!)- and the drainage hole is near the top, so if you stand on your head, or hang it over the edge of the bed, it helps them drain.

mpoetess

2004-09-05 05:32 pm (UTC) (Link)

This isn't so much a blocked sinus, unfortunately, as bone that's still bruised from getting hit when I fell down the stairs. Since it's the edges of the sinus cavity thogh, it gives off the same feeling as being blocked.

Good advice though -- I'll try it out the next time I actually do have a sinus cold, which is pretty frequently.