Yesterday I came down with some kind of bug, feeling worse and worse as the day went on. At first I thought it was just my sinuses, but gradually I became more and more nauseated, and tired. And achy. I spent half of the afternoon laying on the couch, and the other half wandering around the house in a fog, trying to feel better. I wondered if I had eaten something that I shouldn’t have, or if I might be coming down with the flu.
By evening, I was so nauseated that I didn’t even feel like I’d be able to eat dinner. This, my friends, is a major thing. (“Unfortunately”, I’m always able to eat.) My sister spent two hours roasting vegetables and making a beautiful pasta dish (with homemade garlic bread) for dinner, and I was only able to eat a serving size that would be appropriate for a one-year-old before I decided it was best to throw in the towel and go to bed.
It was 7:30.
For the next several hours I fell in and out of sleep as I struggled with cold sweats, extreme nausea, and thoughts that I was, perhaps, dying. I honestly can’t remember the last time I felt that bad.
I’m not quite as nauseated today, but still don’t feel like myself. I have spent the day laying around on the couch with Roxie, who seems to love that I’m actually sitting still for once. And sitting still I am. I’m not working; in fact, I just opened up my laptop for the first time since yesterday around 4:00 (to 96 new emails: zoinks!). I’m not reading, I’m not doing anything except dozing and watching tv. It feels glorious.
Speaking of glorious…I’m closing my laptop back up. I’ve got a date with “Pretty in Pink”.
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Give my love to Duckie! I do hope you feel better soon. I hope my message didn’t send you my cooties. 😉
Thanks Jenn. And I don’t THINK I got your cooties, but who knows? 🙂
Yikes! Feel better soon, Melisa. Tell Ducky I said hi.
Thanks Taryn. I did tell him, and he says hi back, and “MWAH!”
Not good. Hope you’re feeling better soon.
Did I miss something? Is your sister living with you permanently?
No, not PERMANENTLY, but for a while! 🙂
Hope you’re feeling better soon.
Thanks, Tara: I’m finally feeling more human this evening. 🙂
I’m sorry you aren’t feeling well. Would a pickle and ice cream help? Maybe you are you know what! 🙂
OOH, you are a troublemaker! I am NOT you-know-what! 🙂
My poor Melisy!!! Want me to come out and nurse you back to health? I would bring my own mask and bottle of Purel, but I would make you a little nest on the couch and some chicken noodle soup. Poor thing. Feel better!!!!
Yes! Can you come tomorrow?
I hope you feel better!