The Mad Bad Flu


I had a doctor’s appointment this afternoon. It turns out I do have the #madbadflu as well as a throat infection (I have penicillin for the throat infection, not much I can do about the flu aside from take it easy and rest).

While it sucks being sick, my throat hurts like a bitch, I am bored out of my mind, I’m going to miss my nephew’s first birthday because I don’t want to risk him getting sick again (I feel like such a bad aunty, but the last time he had the flu it was pretty bad; he ended up being hospitalised because they thought he might have had pneumatic fever); and I could quite possibly kill Phillip if we are forced to spend any more time together – being sick has had it’s plus sides (namely getting sleep).  Continue reading

Things I Love Thursday


Yay! It’s Thing I Love Thursday time! Although I am a bit gutted I haven’t been able to post much the last couple of days, even though I have had quite a few blog posts up my sleeve that I have really wanted to write. It’s just that the last couple of days (as with a lot of people I follow on twitter) I have been in bed with the #madbadflu.

This means as much as I have wanted to I haven’t had the energy to sit down and write – I won’t say time, because I have had PLENTY of that, it has just been spend doing things that don’t require much thinking: watching onlline tv, reading blogs, playing flash games (cringe, I know); and sleeping.

Anyway, enough babbling… Here are the things that have helped make my week a bit more bearable Continue reading