Thursday, February 8, 2007

The Flu

That's right folks, I have the flu! I never thought much about the flu...you know, you are sick, can't get out of bed, feel bad, yada yada yada. OH. MY. GOD. I have been dying. I can honestly say that I have never been this sick in my entire life. I am not one to vomit. I just never do it. Not including alcohol induced puke, I have thrown up three times in my actual memory.

Once in third grade when I was staying the night with Susan Powell. I blame this one on raw meat. I noticed when I was eating the hamburger that her dad had made us that it was a little pink, but I was not going to mention it. Then, around three in the morning, it hit me. I didn't make it to the bathroom, and I think the horror of that moment prevented me from puking for the next nine years.

As a senior in high school I came down with some bug that brought puking back into my life. I was at M&D's and Barry was there. Yet again another horrifying experience. When it has been nine years, you forget how terrible it really is!

The last one was not as bad. I was at my house, and my endo had me so sick it made me puke. None of these were anything like what I had to deal with for the last two days. I was up all night, not able to keep anything down. I finally went to the doctor yesterday when I started having blackouts and was not able to stand up straight. They gave me a shot that felt like liquid fire to stop the vomiting, and finally, FINALLY I was able to sleep. I am still sick, and really weak and extremely blah, but I am better than yesterday!

So, here is the point. I am so sorry I missed my post yesterday, but clearly I was not able to sit at the computer. I will try to not let you all down again! Also, for the girl who always needs a silver lining, I am thinking I may have lost some weight with all this sickness...score!

3 comments:

  1. So sorry you are sick. Get well soon! Love you.

    AC

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  2. Don't you remember Nana's story about how she has never been sicker than the time she had the flu?!
    It does suck very bad-we're thinking about you!

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  3. Eww...puking. I hate it too. Another Nana story - I had a stomach flu so bad one time, I passed out at the doctor. I told Nana "Everything is white..." and that was it. Not black, but white. Weird but true. Puking is the pits. Hoping you feel better and we will see you tomorrow!!

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