I don’t want to sound like I’m panicking or exaggerating, but I might be allergicish to wine and this is the worst thing that’s happened to me in my entire life.
So, as those of you who follow me on Twitter may know, I’ve been getting a lot of sinus headaches lately. I’ve noticed that they are a bit worse after I drink. Last week, this gchat convo happened with Boyfriend:
So I have another sinusy headache today and I had a fair bit of wine last night
I just read since alcohol dilates blood vessels, it cause the blood vessels in nose/sinus to swell and create pressure. SINUS HEADACHES
I wonder if its wine I'm more sensitive to or just all alcohol
Boyfriend: It could also be the number of people in your head trying to get out and the gallon of pinot doesn't help
Me: Seriously though
Me: Maybe I should switch to gin for a few days
or buy tylenol sinus
or switch to another drug
Boyfriend: I have some dayquil in my bag I think
You are not allowed near coke!
Me: Maybe if I smoke weed and don't drink it’ll go better
Maybe i should try that the next time you're smoking
or prescription meds
oh look, Useless McGee is only 20 minutes late today and not a whole half hour. [I almost took this part out because it's not relevant but then I realized I WANT THE WORLD TO KNOW HOW MUCH OF A SLACKER SHE IS.]
Boyfriend: Zoloft or 5 HTP
Me: This is very distressing to me
I mean, seriously guys?
Life is not okay right now.
A few days later:
fuck I drank wine last night and my sinuses HURT
I drink a lot of water anyway but I guess I need more
Boyfriend: You're going to have to give up that wine shit
I'm buying gin tonight.
Here's the other thing
Our heat in the apartment is super dry and gross
Me: What is this magic you speak of?
There are a bunch of different animals to choose from!!!
Do I want the cow or the duck?
Boyfriend: We have the elephant. You would want the duck I assume. Do you just want to borrow ours? No one is using it at the moment.
So, I decided to address this problem on dual fronts.
1. I brought a crap top of sinus meds
|Does anyone know if its okay if I drink and take the nighttime ones?|
2. I stopped drinking.
HAHAHAHAH, just kidding.
Actually, I decided to drink DIRECTLY in front of the humidifier.
That’s a normal response, right? I’m a problem solver.
So, this solution is kind of working for now. Does anyone else experience this, or have any good advice for me? Alternatively, if I need to consider giving up the alcohol, can anyone put me in contact with a good dealer?