under the weather

One of the problems with living in densely populated areas is when a virus or bug is going around you have a better chance of picking it up from someone.   Having spent a week in the city I got back to the island on Friday and started to get a sore throat.  Foolishly I thought I’d shake it off and by Sunday I had a full blown strep infection.  As a typical bloke I thought I’d tough it out without assistance but after 2 days of dragging myself around the house I eventually took myself to the doctor to get some antibiotics and I’m well on the mend.  It’s easy to take our access to modern and effective medicine for granted.  For less than $10 I had a course of miracle tablets in my hand. Living in a first world country definitely has its benefits.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s