...are proof the the universe is entirely indifferent to human suffering. I don't want to say it's on the same scale as say a Syria or a Darfur, but it has to rank right up there with a Gitmo hunger strike or being stranded at sea for several weeks.

On the other hand, knockoff store brand pseudoephedrine, oxymetazoline, and dextromethorphan combine to form a potent cocktail that does nothing to abate symptoms, but will get you higher than a kite and nobody at work can say anything about it.