I Can't Fucking Believe This!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by keywordpk, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    I have a cold, the usual symptoms of runny nose, cough, etc. - and I lost my voice. I only worked a 1/2 day on Friday. I figured my voice would come back with me just resting it. I've whispered when necessary but I've tried to just be quiet and say nothing. I'm sucking on cough drops and drinking lots of water.

    I'm in Sales. I spend all day on the phone. My voice earns me money.

    What if my voice is still gone when I wake up Monday morning?!?!




    :facepalm:
     
  2. beatlejaws

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    your body's telling you you need a break
     
  3. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    This is the second cold I've had this year.

    This year, what with me & my healthy lifestyle.

    :mad:
     
  4. Chief2Kick

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    Stick with some established customers till you get your voice back. Good luck Pk.
     
  5. Capn Crud

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  6. Mr. Potato Head

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    Whispering is harder on your vocal chords than just talking. FYI. :coffee:
     
  7. beatlejaws

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    you do a lot of running around.
     
  8. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    I have 181 accounts I am responsible for. They are all "established" and I talk to at least 30-40 per day.

    :tears:
     
  9. Billy Brown

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    I bet there are a lot of men here that wish their girlfriends/wives would lose their voice. :hhh:

    Feel better PK. :hug:
     
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  11. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    I just read this online somewhere else. Luckily, I haven't whispered too much. I've been alone most of the day - and yesterday as well. Except for Elvis. I did whisper to him a little.
     
  12. keywordpk

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    Sorry PK....take it easy for a couple days and you should be fine. Don't worry about what hasn't happened and might not. Sorry you're sick! :wub:
     
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    Warm salt water gargles and anti-inflammatory meds
     
  15. Mr. Potato Head

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    Well known in the vocal community.








    Good luck. :lo5:
     
  16. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    I'm sure it was fun for HC the first day of quiet but now I bet he misses my stimulating conversations & melodic tone.
    :wink:
     
  17. Lemmy

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    I wish I was a cough drop.
     
  18. FunnyFarm2

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    If you're still bad on Monday, send a mass email to all of them letting them know if they need anything they should contact you via email.
     
  19. keywordpk

    keywordpk Perpetual Geek Gold

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    Thanks, sweetheart. :wub:

    I just don't want to use my sick time for this - I'd rather use it when I really need it. You know?
     
  20. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Hope you feel better BTW. :wub: