Still sick…

This morning it occurred to me that maybe the reason I felt like crap was not because I was still sick but because I basically haven’t eaten or drunk anything in days. Maybe something cold and sweet would do the trick, I thought. I staggered outdoors for the first time all week and went and bought a drive-thru McDonalds milkshake.

By the time I got back home I was shivering head-to-toe and climbed into bed and pulled three blankets on top of me, leaving the shake half-consumed.

2 thoughts on “Still sick…

  1. Christine August 8, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    I’ve been feeling the same way since Tuesday, feel like I’ve been hit by a ton of bricks, chills, sweating, etc, must be a stomach bug

  2. Kat August 8, 2013 / 11:45 pm

    Whatever you drink (and start small, with liquids first), make sure you take little sips, even though you might feel like chugging the whole thing, or else you’ll yarf more. I do alright with sprite/7up/ginger ale, anything clear, but my very fav is to send my husband out for a Sonic slushie. Sweet, but sugar with ice. It always helps settle my stomach and gives a bit of water too. If all else fails, suck on an ice cube every half hour or however you can handle it. Hope you feel better soon. I can’t wait till school starts in two weeks so everyone can have this…….

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