(Closed) Getting married tomorrow… Woke up with a cold. Help!

posted 5 years ago in Wellness
Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

Oh no! I just got over a minor nasal-y cold that lasted 2-3 days tops so just try to rest, hydrate, and medicate ;]. Also,seriously, invest is good/moisturizing tissues!! My nose is like peeling on the end from blowing my nose so much the past couple days which is not very attractive haha.

Post # 17
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Buzzing bee

It never fails for me to gargle mouthwash in my throat at least 3x a day. If I catch it early enough, the cold doesn’t last more than a day. If I don’t, it still doesn’t last more than 2.

Post # 18
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376 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

somethingbee:  Gargling is a big help for me too. I gargle with salt to kill the bacteria. Tastes gross but works wonders!

Post # 19
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257 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

Cold Eeze or anything with zinc is the trick for me. If I take a Cold Eeze the first day or two of a cold, it sometimes heads it off all together. They have lozenges or a spray. I SWEAR by this!

Post # 20
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2016

AHH.  I’d be running to the doctor insisting they have to give me IV fluids or something. 😛  I’m sure PPs suggestions are great.  Vitamin C always helps me.. but thats all I’ve got!  Good luck bee!

Post # 21
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

fresh ginger tea with lemon and honey helps to relieve a sore throat and loosen up congestion due to a cold

good luck

 

  • This reply was modified 4 years, 6 months ago by  sparrow001.
Post # 22
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638 posts
Busy bee

Okay this is going to sound weird but it’s what Chinese people do when they have a cold. Boil coke with ginger! It’ll clear your throat and congestion up. Actually tastes pretty good too… I usually don’t drink soda at all but if I have a cold, that’s what I drink instead of taking medicine. I’ve only been doing this for a few years after Fiance got a terrible cold in China when we were visiting relatives. 

Post # 24
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667 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

onthefritz:  I know that feeling!  I was happy to have felt good enough to enjoy the day. 

Post # 25
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1469 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - Holly Hedge Estate

onthefritz:  Happy to hear you made it through the day! Send us pics whe  you can! Congratulations bee!

Post # 26
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Congratulations! On my wedding day, I woke up with a full cold, and lost my voice by lunchtime, when my ceremony was at 3! I pumped myself full of drugs, ate a big breakfast, drank water faster I breathed and managed to make it through with a half voice. That night I lost it completely though. I wouldn’t have it any other way!

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