I'd like to make an appointment for my cold, please. Anything this week would be fine.
January 10, 2011 7:35 AM Subscribe
Any ideas on how to 'schedule' my cold? I feel one coming on, but I really, really want to feel good next week. I could deal with being miserable now though, If I had to.
posted by cgg to health & fitness (34 answers total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
I realize I'm asking a lot, but I figure it couldn't hurt to try...
I'm going to a beautiful, all inclusive resort for my brothers wedding next week - it'll be 7 days of alcohol, food, sun and surf with 29 of the bride and grooms closest friends and family. Short of being on my death bed, I'm going. However, I'd really, really rather not be sick!
I can feel a cold coming on. The last two days I woke up with a stuffed up nose, and I can feel the pressure in my sinuses. I have a sore throat. It's not bad yet (I could deal with this level of discomfort), but experience tells me it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Any idea how I can either a) make this cold completely materialize now, so I'll be feeling better by this time next week, or b) postpone the worst of the symptoms for two weeks? Should I go around touching snotty people, or would that just make the situation worse?
I know - if this were possible, millions would be had to the person (and/or pharmaceutical company) that bottles it up and sells it, but at this point I'm willing to try, just in case... Even summoning the old placebo affect would be ok!