Tuesday, May 09, 2006
I Been Illin'
Rule #1: If you make it through winter without being sick, don’t ever mention it aloud. Because the flu bug WILL find you if you do.
After a remarkably long-standing streak of good health (save a touch of a cold now and then, which doesn’t really count), I came down with the flu this weekend. And it was ugly. I can’t even remember the last time I threw up – I didn’t even throw up when I was pregnant. But I had a heck of a refresher course on Sunday!
I could barely even concentrate in church I felt so weird. I mean I was on the verge of passing out. On the drive home I started to feel really oogy, and then early afternoon it hit. You know those barf sessions where you’re in heaving convulsions, like a bronco in a rodeo, long after your guts are empty – the ones that make tears stream down your face and have you shaking like a leaf for 10 minutes after? That’s what I’m talking about.
Yesterday I was able to keep food down but felt as if I’d been thrown down a rocky embankment. I was so achy, especially my back, that it was a chore to move.
Today I’m much better, thank you for asking. But now I’m buried. But since I haven’t posted in a while and may not be able to for another few days, I just wanted to say hi.
Until next time … ~