Sick Day #2

by jessica on February 16, 2012

I thought I was going to make it to work this morning. Last night I packed a lunch and laid out my clothes. I tried. I really did. Can I have an A for effort? Please? Thank you.

After having a semi-conscious conversation with a coworker about being on my deathbed, I took a double dose of theraflu and passed out til noon.

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My snuggle buddy this morning

I woke up feeling better. It was a miracle. Don’t get me wrong I’m still all stuffy and gross, but I’m not dying. The sore throat is officially gone. Yipee.

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My goal for today other than get as much work done as possible?

Eat as normal as possible. My theory – if I eat real food, my body will be able to fight this cold better. I interpreted that as peanut butter cheerios for brunch (let’s not even pretend that breakfast at 12:30 is breakfast). While ferociously working this afternoon I snacked on an apple & pb and some cheese & crackers.

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I also had several giant cups of tea. I’ve been told tea cures everything. The guy that told me is pretty smart so I decided to trust him and drink up.

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Perfect late afternoon snack

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Dinner

Proof that I’m still sick – I could hardly taste the garlic

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Proof that I am feeling better – I ate about four oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. My mom was baking up a storm this afternoon and the house smelled amazing!

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My lifesavers these past two days

Tomorrow I am going to work even if it kills me.

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Molly February 16, 2012 at 10:02 pm

feel better!!

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Jessica February 16, 2012 at 10:07 pm

Thanks Molly!!

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katie February 17, 2012 at 6:33 am

Theraflu is the BEST! Good call on that ; )

SO happy you are feeling better!

Happy weekend! <3

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