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So I've been having trouble with my sinuses lately, due to a nasal polyp.  I've been doing research on said nasal polyps and due to my unemployed and uninsured state (the latter I hope to rectify next month when open enrollment comes around again), I wanted to avoid getting on more medication (already on two due to depression and high cholesterol) and surgery.  Plus, both those things only treat the polyp not the underlining cause of the polyp (irritation/inflammation in the nasal passages) and polyps have a habit of coming back (especially after surgery).

I already started using saline sprays, which does help a lot, but I wanted to try to get rid of the damn thing completely.  We're already doing things to help lessen the amount of irritants in the house (soon we'll be having our living room carpet replaced:  it needed to be replaced anyway): I started using one of those dust masks when doing anything that may involve kicking up dust as well.  Some things are diet related though, so I was looking up on that.

Eating more fruits and veggies ain't going to I can't stand either the taste, texture, or both of most of them.  However, there was something about eating raw garlic:  I love garlic, so I'd thought I'd give it a shot.  Thinking ahead, I only got two whole 'bulbs' (it was the smallest amount we could find), as there was no guarantee I could eat the stuff raw.  I'm supposed to chop enough of the cloves to fill a teaspoon...I couldn't  even eat half a teaspoon.  Not because of the taste or texture...but just how STRONG that stuff was!  It was so strong it felt like it was burning my mouth a bit (though maybe I wasn't supposed to chew it?  not like I can swallow it like that...seeing I can't even swallow pills....).  Worse, the whole house now reeks of raw garlic! XD all our doors and windows are open, AC is going...incense is burning.  Yeah...not trying this again.

Unexpected bonus:  won't have to worry about my brother bugging me for a day or two.  Or vampires.  Maybe my brother is a vampire?

Silver linings, ya know ;)
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KyashiArtime Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Student Artist
Slaskia Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*turns off the capslock for him*  I know about it, but only lightly keeping an eye on it atm as my interest in Halo is kind of low.
ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch :)
Slaskia Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome.  I love your comics.  When I stopped seeing updates via the animalcomics group I got worried....
ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My, thanks again, I'm honoured you do^^
Yeah, sadly, animalcomics seemed to have become quite inactive, as it no longer accepted submissions for a while D8
Slaskia Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, the lack of updates from there makes it hard to keep up with the comics I like.  At least now I won't miss an update from yours. :)
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DrtraumaTy Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
The way you do your sangheili is fantastic! Do you do all of your works on the computer???
Slaskia Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
atm, yes.  I may at some point, go back to traditional, but who knows when that will be.
AmethystSadachbia Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much for the watch!! :la:
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