It's been a warm January so far, but it's looking like that's changing in a serious hurry. Winds are picking up, temperatures are dropping, snow is imminent if it's not already pouring down. (Drive safe, Great Lakes folks.)
Winter is dreary. It's dark, it's slushy, and — worst of all — everyone gets sick. Dripping noses, coughing, ugh. Miserable to feel, maybe more miserable to be around, especially for the person who's all about, "Oh, I'm okay, it'll get better soon..." Please.
Certain people just need to have their drippy whatevers hauled off to a doctor. Let's hope that whatever health care professional happens to be stuck with your favorite coughing mucus-filled victim of the season is as quick with a correct diagnosis as Kate's Dirty Sister is with his very perceptive take on the BMW 3-Series and its chronic condition: