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Is this a sign? [Apr. 28th, 2006|09:32 am]
[emotional state |sicksick]

So you know how if you drink a soda right after chewing gum, it tastes funny? Yea. So I had gum in my mouth this morning and picked up a case of cherry coke at the grocery store. I got home, pitched out the gum, and opened up a can of cherry coke. And I noticed it tasted funny, but I figured it was the residual gum taste. So about 20 minutes go by, with me trying to space out the sips, and it's still tasting funny. Then I notice my vision getting a bit spotty, and my head, in the migrain spot, starting to hurt. I take another sip, it STILL tastest funny, and then I look at the can.

I accidentially picked up a case of "C2 coca cola" I blame this on the re-design of the cherry coke packaging, which is less destinct then ever.

So I've drank half a can, about 6 ounces, of C2. Which contains almost as much aspertame as diet coke.

I am going to take 3 aleve, go out and get REAL soda, before the light sensitivity kicks in. I am then going to lay down until people show up to help me pack. FUCK.

For those of you who don't know, I am near-allergic to Aspertame/NutraSweet. It causes severe severe migrains in me. It's not a fatal reaction, like cashews and fish can be, but it isn't what I needed to have happen two days before I move...

[User Picture]From: sleepyworm
2006-04-28 01:46 pm (UTC)
oh, gross...I can't stand aspartame, but actually being allergic to it sounds a million times worse. I hope you feel better soon! *hug*
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[User Picture]From: darxus
2006-04-28 02:39 pm (UTC)
You know the term "dream sign" used in lucid dreaming, to notice your dreaming?

As I was reading you description my brain started flagging "migraine sign". I'm glad it turned out to not actually be in my brain that time, but I hope the real sugar clears it up.
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[User Picture]From: pyrite
2006-04-28 03:04 pm (UTC)
i'm sorry sweetie. i hope you feel better soon.
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[User Picture]From: drwex
2006-04-28 03:29 pm (UTC)
Sympathy hugs. Pygment has very similar responses to aspartame.
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[User Picture]From: woodwardiocom
2006-04-28 03:33 pm (UTC)
-Are you still going to be packing this evening? If yes, I'll come over. Do you need any packing supplies in particular?
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[User Picture]From: nchanter
2006-04-28 03:38 pm (UTC)
Yes, I will, and yes, your company and assistance is more than welcome! The only packing supplys I can think of at the moment that I might need is more newspaper for wrapping breakables.

Thank You!
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[User Picture]From: tisana
2006-04-28 03:58 pm (UTC)
Bleah. Sorry to hear that. But...I completely understand getting thrown off by packaging. That's all it takes for me to never be able to find a product again.
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[User Picture]From: laserhen
2006-04-28 04:02 pm (UTC)
How awful :( I hope you feel better quickly.
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[User Picture]From: feng_huang
2006-04-28 05:05 pm (UTC)
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