Posts tagged "influenza"

I'll Be Home, Hacking Up a Lung, For Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

I'll Be Home, Hacking Up a Lung, For Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa
I used to consider myself a healthy person. Sure, I’d come down with a cold every now and then, but after a day or so I’d be back in reasonably good shape. This holiday season, all that has changed, as I’ve been hit with the grossest, slimiest, achiest, wheeziest, juiciest bout of god-knows-what I’ve ever... Read more »

How an Ass-Kicking Cold Became My Bette Midler/Beaches Moment

How an Ass-Kicking Cold Became My Bette Midler/Beaches Moment
When you start to see 40 peaking its head out at you from around the corner, you think you’ve seen it all. Sure, there are surprises here and there, but you know yourself and your body pretty well. At least that was my take on things, until I got slammed with one of the nastiest, most phlegm-filled,... Read more »