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The Crud

Well, I guess it was meant to be. Everyone else in the family has had the "crud" - now it's my turn. It started with Kaitlin's walking pneumonia, progressed to Kaleb's missing a day of school last week with a bad cold, cough and chest congestion; then on to Corby who's had mostly a cough; to me - with all of it! It's weird though. My colds usually start with a sore throat. This just started with a nasty cough. I don't know which is worse, a nose that won't stop running, or being so stopped up your head feels like it's falling off. I'm kind of in the middle right now...popping the Cold-Eze lozenges, drinking some Vitamin C and I plan to get some rest tonight!

We didn't do anything for Super Bowl...we used to have a Super Bowl party every year, but the last few years I just don't get into it. I don't usually care about who's playing and the commercials aren't that great. Corby grilled some burgers and brats, and we just hung out at home. Kaleb went to a friend's house and Kaitlin got home from work about halftime. Here's one of those "stretch the arm - take your own" picture:
As you can see, Corby's banged-up head is healing. His echocardiogram came back normal. The "holter" monitor he wore for 24 hours malfunctioned, so he had to go back this Monday and get it put on again. It will be late next week before we get the results.

Check out this little pint of ice cream. Kaitlin and Corby shared it - notice the broken up Heath bar on top? Kaitlin's favorite way to eat vanilla ice cream. Looks yummy. I can't eat Heath bars because they tear up my teeth. This isn't really part of our eating healthier program, but since they shared I guess it's okay.

Got more depressing news at work today. Don't even want to talk about it. Suffice it to say I work in the struggling newspaper industry...


Lenore said…
I hope you feel better soon!
Chris said…
I'm sorry there was more depressing news. Just what you didn't need when you feel so bad anyway.

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