Sick and Tired

by Christine - From Dates to Diapers on December 7, 2009

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First it was a stomach bug that knocked me out for three days. The three days after Thanksgiving. I slept so much during those three days, thanks to the fact that Ray was home and is more-than-usually-amazing when I don’t feel good.

Come Monday, I felt okay. Just okay. If you want to call tired, drained and feeling blah, okay. People were starting to ask me if I was pregnant. I guess I was acting as if I must be pregnant. I knew, of course, that I wasn’t and tried to convince my inquisitors, but I have to admit I was displaying pregnancy-type behavior…. “I’m tired.” “I just don’t feel good.” “I’m not really hungry. Nothing sounds good actually.”

This last Thursday I was knocked silly again, but this time with a head cold from who knows where. Today, four days after it first hit, I feel worse than ever. My head hurts so bad I can’t see straight and my sinuses literally feel like they’ll explode. I’m thinking sinus infection. Ugh.

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. Truly.

Especially since there’s no baby to look forward to. {sigh}

Needless to say, I haven’t been able to get much done… My gift guide is not quite finished, giveaway posts are unpublished (I have tons of great stuff to give away, by the way), dishes have piled up, and even school work has taken a backseat today. It’s almost four o’clock and I’m still in my jammies.

It’s time to call in backup.

I wish.

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Susan (5 Minutes for Mom) December 7, 2009 at 7:10 pm

Awwwww, girl. I’m so sorry to hear. I can totally relate to being sooooo far behind that it feels entirely hopeless. That is my state of being.

But, take heart. You are an amazing woman who accomplishes such a phenomenal amount of work every day. Be easy on yourself.

Hugs.

ps. Have you tried Ederberry Juice Extract? I swear by it. I have a cold right now and it is helping me like crazy.

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Lorie December 7, 2009 at 7:22 pm

Well, at the very least, go to the doctor. If you have a sinus infection an antibiotic should help. Take it easy. We’ll be here when you are feeling well again & so will school, & the dishes, etc., etc.

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Calgarydaddy December 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm

Oh My…Where did you get that Profile Pic of me? (No fun being sick!)

Shane

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Muthering Heights December 7, 2009 at 9:08 pm

You poor thing!!! I hope you feel better soon!

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Stacey M December 7, 2009 at 10:58 pm

I’m sorry you are miserable! I hope you get better soon. Last winter I got the headcold from hell and it hung around for two months. One thing that saved me was Afrin Nasal spray. I swear by it! Hang in there!

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Sara Rose December 8, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Hey Chris,
So sorry to hear that you’re still not feeling good. Call me if you need anything!!
Love you:)

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Kim April 3, 2010 at 10:10 am

Here it is, SPRING, finally getting a break from those Winter blues,right???WRONG. It seems the warmer it gets the more withdrawn I get, like the blue are just starting & getting worse. I don’t understand it!!! Nows the time & weather we’ve ALL been waiting for & I just wanna hibernate, HELP???

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