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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Ugh! My wings are clipped today by picking up some sort of bug which has knocked me for a loop!

So now, when I'm so psyched to give this fitness center a run for the money I'm BLAM! Up against this wall...sinus' filled (no, just can't bring myself to use a neti pot...doesn't it run down your throat, lungs, whathaveyou?), headache, bad cough and other unpleasantries, not to mention a buzzy, spacey feeling in my head and ZERO energy! At least I got out for some slow walking while waiting for my infernal car to get finished with its repairs!

There is one good thing about this: I have zero, zip, nada appetite! Something about deleting the sense of smell...food loses all its appeal.

Ah well, I'm following what works for me...zero food and LOTS of water...going to FLUSH that bug away. If it's not better by morning I'll call in sick. Good thing I've got my notes so I can write up my notes (which are due Tues.!).

Might have to slip out to get my take home Valentine's dinner though... :-)

Don

ps...DW is making steady progress with no setbacks. Hooray!
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OLDERDANDRT 2/14/2011 4:27PM

    Feel better soon, but don't try to rush too much or it'll kick you down again!!! Get some Vitamin C in you and rest. Try again tomorrow. Glad your DW is doing well! Prayers for you both!!!

emoticon Happy Valentine's Day!!!

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JAN1611 2/14/2011 2:34PM

    Hope you are feeling better x

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CARRIE1948 2/14/2011 1:04PM

    Feel better soon

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MNCYCLIST 2/14/2011 9:00AM

    Sorry to hear, bro, but I'm sure you'll bounce back soon and be fitter than ever!

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SASSYCHRIS1952 2/14/2011 7:37AM

    You're doing the right thing by drinking lots of water to flush it out. Hope you feel better soon

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DAYHIKER 2/14/2011 7:08AM

    Ouch! I'm surprised that any ole bug could even catch up with you!!! emoticon Hope you ditch it fast! Happy to hear that your dw is doing so well! My poor hubby said last night that he felt he was coming down with something and did a lot of coughing before he finally fell asleep. It is a tough time of year in more ways than one!

~Cindy

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JLITT62 2/14/2011 5:27AM

    Sorry to hear about the bug- how I hate those- but very glad to hear that DW is recovering nicely. Feel better soon!

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MIZZSB 2/14/2011 4:15AM

    get well soon! I just had a bug for 5 weeks !!

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STARDUSTD 2/14/2011 12:06AM

  Aww, I hope you feel better soon! At least no sense of smell or appetite should mean less Valentine's temptations, though, right?

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FRECKS96 2/13/2011 11:13PM

    Ugh! Hope you're feeling better soon. Lots of rest and water.

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LADYGWEN25 2/13/2011 10:17PM

    Oh Don.. i'm sorry you're sick.. I hear there is a nasty bug going around.. REST you need it.. you can keep me company while i'm not allowed to workout.. Feel better soon. :)

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L*I*T*A* 2/13/2011 9:50PM

    good to hear your wife is mending well....
take care of yourself !!!
blessings and hugs.........lita


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MRDPOLING 2/13/2011 8:15PM

    Go sweat that bug out of you!!!!

But seriously, hope you feel better fast!

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KESTREL500 2/13/2011 7:57PM

    Sorry you are feeling under the weather. I hope you get well soon so you can start giving the fitness club a run for their money!

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ACTIVE_AT_60 2/13/2011 7:35PM

    Don, you may want to consider Gatorade so you can get some electrolytes and sugar instead of just water.

Feel better soon.

As for the Valentine's dinner - we always do it the following weekend because there is no guarantee we are home in time to go for a relaxing dinner (plus the nightmare of reservations) - we do the same for birthdays and our anniversary.

Comment edited on: 2/13/2011 7:35:43 PM

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DAISYBELL6 2/13/2011 7:33PM

    emoticon Feel better soon!



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