Sunday, March 18, 2012
I woke up this morning with a sore throat. It felt like my cat had used my throat to sharpen his claws instead of the scratching post. That's OK...I can work through a sore throat (my personal pep-talk). Thankfully my boys let me sleep in and I was forever grateful to them. As I looked at the clock and begged it to move backwards, I swung my legs over the end. My cat greeted me with a gentle rub and led the way. We needed to leave for hockey in a couple hours.
I was having a tin man moment. Where was the oil when I needed it? As I gingerly walked to the bathroom to brush my teeth, I was met with a pasty faced being.
Oh My Goodness, I looked like a zombie from those movies. My eyes were bloodshot and my normally olive skin had been given a white wash. As I brushed away at my teeth, I heard T coughing up a storm downstairs.
It was now a family event.
As the day continued, symptom after symptom began to show up. Sensitivity to light, pounding headache, head that weighted more then my dad's bowling ball, fever, and eyes that didn't want to stay open.
The stress cold has arrived early (or at least I'm hoping that's what it is). Normally I don't get it until after report cards have been handed in and conferences have been checked off. Spring Break is the perfect time for my body to shut down on me...NOT THIS YEAR! It decided to come when I needed to focus.
Please let some sleep and medicine take care of it. There are comments waiting to be finished, children to be taught, and two boys that need to be smothered with healthy mommy kisses.
On the bright side, I should be super healthy and productive for Spring Break!