Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Flu-palooza

See that pitiful little dog?  He looks exactly how I feel.  image I have a wonderfully fun case of the flu.  UGH!  It's amazing how you can feel great one minute & be knocked down the next.  That's exactly how it happened for me, this time.  Yesterday, I felt okay and by last night, I felt terrible.  This morning, even worse & by mid-day . . . HORRENDOUS!  I went into the office today, but ended up leaving about 3:30 and headed to the doctor.  I pretty much knew what she was going to diagnose with me, but I was so hoping it was just a bad sinus infection or something.  Oh no . . . couldn't be that!  So now . . . I'm laid up in the bed - cold washcloth, water, Advil, Kleenex, thermometer and bucket (hopefully I won't have to use this) by my side.  My head feels like it weighs 50 pounds.  One minute, I'm burning up & the next minute I'm freezing.  The worst part is the headache & the nausea.  I did rest a good bit this evening & hope that I'll get a good night's sleep tonight.  I hate being cooped up, so I'll be crazy (crazier) by mid-day tomorrow.  Being single, at this moment, completely stinks . . . I sure could handle having someone to talk to & who would run get me some ginger ale, soup & crackers at the store.  I may end up having to ask my mom or brother if they'll pick up a few things & drop them off tomorrow.  I certainly don't feel like going to the store & really don't need to be out spreading my flu germs around.  So, I guess the rest of my week & weekend will be spent fighting this nastiness.  I hope that it doesn't go the typical 7-10 days.  I just don't believe I'll be able to handle that.  I'll check in on all of my bloglines feeds, but may not blog a lot until I feel better.  Until then . . . hope you're well in your world & that the rest of your week is wonderful!

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2 comments:

BlondeMomBlog (Jamie) said...

Feel better soon! This hit me on Saturday and I am just now feeling half way decent! I'm on Tamiflu and I've been resting, drinking a lot of Gatorade, and about to go stir crazy myself.

Take care of yourself and get well soon!

Kristina said...

Eek! Feel better soon! I was coughing up my lungs about two weeks ago and one of the days I was sick my head was so stuffed and heavy and my eyes were so watery and sensitive I couldn't get up out of bed, so I know exactly how you feel right now!

Get lots of rest and drink your fluids :) Oh, and don't pass on the NyQuil at night if you don't have to! The more rest you get the better!