Do 1 Thing and Get Your Voice Back From the Sea Witch

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to Do 1 Thing.

Today, my 1 Thing is to get a whole bunch of Luden’s Pectin Lozenges. My cold came with a dose of laryngitis, and I don’t mean “scratchy voice,” I mean “I try to talk and only air comes out, like I’m a fifth grader trying to play the flute for the first time or a little mermaid who thought this would be a fair exchange for legs.”

I had been downing menthol lozenges to quell the cough that I’m assuming acerbated the laryngitis in the first place, but then the internet told me that menthol would make laryngitis worse (it dries out the vocal cords) and I should use pectin lozenges instead.

So that’s my 1 Thing for today.

How about you?

Photo credit: Vinoth Chandar, CC BY 2.0.

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