Susan Dennis (susandennis) wrote,
Susan Dennis
susandennis

Breathing

I am now convinced that this morning's pool did me in. I don't know why this morning and not last time but it's affected me exactly the same as that other pool. Swam fine, got home fine, all's good until about an hour later. Then severe shortness of breath and ugly cough.

Today has not been nearly as bad as the last time I swam in that other pool but I'd bet that if I swam in today's pool tomorrow, it would be as bad or worse. Shit. Another pool off the list.

Dr. Lung says it's not the chlorine but the pool's general chemical makeup. But, both killer pools are chlorine and my everyday pool at the gym is not. I'm suspicious. The pool at the gym is treated with bromine.

Thank goodness I have the gym pool. I called a bit ago to ask about the pool status. And, as I guessed, they closed it. They said they were treating it and it was improving but they had no estimate on when it might open. It's ok. I think swimming tomorrow might not be a good idea anyway. And Wednesday's out because I have Mariner tickets on Tuesday and will be getting home late.

Hopefully by Thursday the pool and my lungs will be ready for action.
Subscribe

Recent Posts from This Journal

  • Shopping Day

    I've got my list. I've got my plan. I'm ready to venture out. I have a new mask that covers a bigger area of my face. I feel kind of ok about going…

  • Another Biggie First

    The Smalls was a lap cat. You made a lap and he was in it. Every time. Biggie not a lap cat at all. He likes to stand on my legs and drape himself…

  • Bud nipping

    So I made my Minnesota hot dish. Rice and chicken and Parmesan cheese with some cream of mush and artichoke hearts. And it didn't work. Not enough…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments