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Going from good to bad to okay

I had a really good day on Halloween. In a few short hours, it went bad.

At my newspaper, no one is completely healthy. I work in a petri dish filled with various colds, viruses and who knows what else. I came down with a stomach virus. I hate throwing up. Hate it!

At one point, I was curled up in a ball in front of the bathroom door in the floor. If a meteorite had hit my apartment, I would have been cool with this. By Nov. 5, I was okay but still had a killer headache. I had to be functioning by election day because well, I had assignment to do.

I have finally gotten to the point where I am comfortable with eating regular food again. Last week, I was okay with eating just chicken broth and rice. Being sick like that has set me back a little. I am scared to eat.

I am worried but not to worried. I figure it is just because I was so sick. My body and I have been through an ordeal. My goal is to get  well  and stay well so I can go home for Thanksgiving and help my JJ celebrate the big 7.

Thank goodness I got a flu shot. The petri dish is getting very active.


1. Chicken broth and rice makes a sad tummy feel good.

2. Ginger ale is AWESOME!

3. Vin Diesel makes everything a little bit better.


  1. Ginger ale is a godsend for anyone experiencing what you did. In fact...get the kind make with real ginger. I think it is Canadian Dry.

  2. Ugg...sounds awful. Poor thing. Hope you are up and running to full speed soon. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and there will be some good food to be had!!

  3. :( Glad you're feeling better! I really like Canada Dry ginger ale. And I hate to throw up too!!!


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