My body aches. My head is cloudy. I'm a drippy, stuffy mess, but I'm the mom, so there's no time for that.
You get to ignore people and no one calls you out for being disrespectful. You get to lie and no one suggests you should always tell the truth. You get to buy whole gallons of ice cream and not only serve yourself but serve yourself as much as you want!
From last night to this morning, one of my lymph nodes in my neck have started to get tender and an irritated throat. Otherwise guys, keep me company! I got really, really sick and my bf pretty much made me stay home under as many blankets as I could find.
You know how you kinda, sorta actually looked forward to being sick as a kid because you got to skip school and watch cartoons all day? Yeah, about that…not the case as an adult. Aside from struggling to deal with the usual symptoms for most common illnesses, you also have to plan around work that you missed.
A normally stoic, defiant, touch me not whumpee who gets really whimpery and vunerable when they are sick. They just want to be held and cuddled because they are just so clold, but have no idea how to ask for affection. So they just lock themselves in their room and wrap themselves into a big balnket.
As I sit here coughing up my own lung I decided why not write about the most relatable feeling amongst all college students. I don't know what it is about college but it seems to be a breeding ground for all kinds of sicknesses. The stomach bug, the flu, a cold, strep throat you name it you can catch it in college and fast.
The new year started off well enough. We spent the first Saturday snowshoeing up on Mount Seymour. Astrid had fun playing in the snow, making snowbabies, and sliding on her bum. I was impressed she was able to hold it in with me bouncing her up and down the whole way.
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