This is me, only I don't have the good fortune of staying in bed.
Remember that flu shot I got? Well they asked me if I was sick. I said no.
I was not feeling well the week before but that week I was back to normal....or so I thought.
I have now had this creeping crud for a week. Same thing I had that I thought went away.
It built slowly. I tried to ignore it. But I am now down for the count.
They say the flu affects your body and I don't have body aches except my neck.
From my neck up I feel like shit.
It's a huge head cold, very sore throat, eyes hurt, burn & running, nose stuffed yet running with a cough and sneezing. Who does coughing AND sneezing?
What the hell is that about? I have no energy at all.
Okay that is a lie. I get a bit of energy in spurts.
I feel ok for a little bit so I begin to do things and after 10 minutes (tops) I am zapped of all my energy and must lie down. Pathetic.
I have so much work to do and I am doing none of it. I am barely alive and working.
Just had a contractor tell me that I sounded awful and should go home and crawl into bed.
I said, "well if I had done that who would have helped you today?"
He laughed and said, "Okay I'm glad you didn't but I'm done now so you have my permission to go to bed until I need you again tomorrow."
That made me laugh.
Can I get a morphine drip for this?
A hot toddy to soothe my throat?
I really need Rick's homemade chicken soup.
I'm freezing, then I'm sweating. My teeth even hurt.
I think Rick is getting this too damn it.
It's like Influenza Hotel here.
And I have not gone to the gym since Monday.
I even canceled my hair appointment I had after work.
You know for certain I'm sick when I do that!!
In the mean time if you see me - stay on the other side of the street for your health!