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Still Trying to Get Through This Sickness

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

I know I sound like a major whiner, but this has been one of the worst colds/viruses that I have ever had (as well as my family). I am a little disappointed that with the healthy foods I eat, getting a flu shot, trying to get enough sleep (although not always succeeding thanks to my age), etc. that I still ended up getting so sick.

I've been trying to do the things that I have to (taking care of laundry, etc.) but it's been very hard due to lack of stamina, etc. I've been getting online more since I'm at least being half-way productive doing "something" and don't have to talk when doing that since all I do is cough, etc.

My muscles in my stomach are so sore from all the coughing I've been doing for days on end and everyone else in the family is in the same shoes. Ugh.... emoticon

All I can say is thank goodness for the stockpile of Kleenex and cold medicine I had on hand, as well as plenty of hot beverages such as diet hot chocolate and coffee (mostly decaf. when it's past the morning time) to help with the congestion and sore throat.

I guess I'm complaining so much because I also have asthma and it's been very difficult to breathe with all this congestion and I hate that feeling. When I was growing up I would have asthma attacks (major ones) and had no medicine or treatment to help me since it was against my dad's religion to go to doctors, etc. I suffered a lot from that and almost died a few times, but had no sympathy or help. It just brings back bad memories and makes me panic a little bit, which is what you don't want to do when you're having a hard time breathing.

I'm improving a little (as is everyone else in my family, slowly) so there's light at the end of the tunnel, but this has been very emotional and very draining to my energy level, etc.

I know there's been a lot of sickness going around our homeschool group, so it's no shock that I finally (and my family too) got some of the "junk" going around.
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    Changing4Me49 - Thank you so much! I feel better today than I did yesterday and the day before for sure. We're all still sick but thankfully improving each day which is a relief.
    1852 days ago
    Sugarsmom2 - That was the sweetest post ever; thank you so much. I feel terrible, but you certainly improved my day! I appreciate the kind words you said and thank you!
    1852 days ago
    So sorry to hear that you and your family are not feeling well. Hope things turn around real soon. Lots of emoticon wishes headed your way!!
    1852 days ago
    yes sickness seems to be running ramped in every part of the country . It spread rapidly and hospitals filled up to the limit . In my family we did not get it . we stayed home . I wanted to go but weather and time limits kept me home bound and so i missed the flu . i also got the flu shot . get it every year . Honey you have to take care of you . you are the main person in your family that holds it all together . without you they would be lost . YOu are the best shopper i know of . Bargains galore . and you do it all with a smile upon your face . I tell people you can find a bargain with your hands tied behind your back . I hope you are feeling well now and not ill . keep up your fight . we love you and i respect you even tho we do not personally know one another . i am in some of your groups and i think you are wonderful . emoticon
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