I am really feeling pathetic.
Not in a self-hating way. In a “everything hurts and ugh go away world” kind of way.
I did what my doctor suggested and discontinued my anti-inflammatory medication. Doc said it would be a rough few days. She did not exaggerate this. Everything hurts. My toe hairs hurt (yes, my toes have hair). Judging by the way I feel, I should look like this guy: