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Getting it together

It’s half past four and almost pitch dark outside. This time of year is everything but inspiring. I’m home with a cold today and feel both tired, but also bored. 99 more words


Being Sick is the Pits

Running has been going really well the past few months. This past week however I came down with a cold and haven’t ran in the last four days. 202 more words

Make It Work

A couple weeks ago, I told y’all I woke up with half my face swollen from sinuses, bad teeth, and general lack of self care. The nurse-practitioner practically gagged at the state of affairs in my mouth; had she mumbled “Oh, my goodness” one more time while examining me, I probably would have gotten up and walked away. 462 more words

Random But Real


Tissues.  Kleenex.

Awesome.  Appreciated.

Tonight I’ve been wondering who the first person was to say, “Hey, let’s stack these thin pieces of paper in a box in such a way that you can pull them out…..one at a time.” 418 more words


In the realm of life throwing curveballs, after three days of Cooter coughing and it not sounding any better, I took him to the doctor.  I’m not very good at hearing where the congestion is, and I just wanted to make sure it wasn’t worse than what I thought. 234 more words

Hack, Hack, Sniffle, Sneeze, Cough

Sorry that I’ve been MIA but I’ve been sick, out of town for a couple of days, and then sicker.  I swear that even though I now eat far healthier, and am overall in better condition, than I ever did or was at my top weight, I’ve gotten sick more often in the last almost-four years than I ever did before I lost the pounds. 806 more words

Body Matters

Collegiate Guide to: Being Sick

Hello! Fall is perfect season for scarves, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and the cold and flu virus. Wait what? For the past week, I have been battling my symptoms of the cold.   725 more words