Thursday, January 29, 2015

It's Official...I'm Sick

With so much sickness going around this winter I've been lucky so far.  In fact, I haven't been sick at all since I quit drinking.  I've felt it coming on the past couple of days and tried to deny it, tried to load up on vitamins.   This morning when I woke up I could not deny it anymore...I'm officially sick. It's a cold...not the end of the world.  It's interesting though that I have gotten so use to feeling good when I wake up in the morning that it was strange to wake up this morning and NOT feel good.  

I tried to talk myself out of going to the gym this morning and then remembered all the times I went to the gym with a hangover (feeling much worse), just to prove that I wasn't feeling that bad and didn't have a problem. So I did go this morning but may stay home to rest tomorrow if I'm not feeling better, after all I don't have anything to prove anymore! 

Some people have said that being sick is a trigger to drink.  I really don't feel that way and never have.  Although there was this one time in college that I specifically remember.  I was sick with a cold and went out drinking. I drank so much that my cold was completely GONE the next day.  I use to tell this story to brag, but as I think of it now I can only imagine just how much alcohol must have been in my system to completely knock out that virus...yuck!

The only thing I'll be drinking this afternoon is hot tea!

9 comments:

  1. Dear TMSN,
    I hate colds. I am sorry you have one. Having a cold never made me want a drink either. Tea sounds perfect! I love hot broth too! Sometimes I work out with a cold if I feel good enough, Otherwise I snug up.
    Peace and Hugs!

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  2. Sorry you're feeling poorly :-( a few years ago I caught what I thought was a "cold"... Kept drinking to quiet my coughing and help my chest feel better, or forget about how bad it hurt. Turns out I had bronchitis! I was so drunk I didn't realize how sick I was! Take care. Lori K xx

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    1. That's funny Lori, so I guess I could be worse off..ha ha!

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  3. rug up and look after yourself. you rock, you are doing great!!
    lisa
    www.thecword-compassion.com

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  4. I'm sick too 😱!! And it is like a bad joke to feel icky when you are NOT hungover - bah!! Hope you feel better soon. Take care of you.

    Hugs,

    SR

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