If you need something to slow you down… Get the flu! (Or not)
Yes, I have the flu.
Yesterday, at the doctors office, I cried when he told me the test was positive. I was crying for several reasons … From the painful gagging I experienced from the former strep test, my achy joints, pounding head and the fact that I actually have the flu.
I do admit my life seems like it’s in fast forward most of the time. I’m always doing something or thinking of something to do OR concocting a plan to do something. I’m not sure I would feel right if I weren’t DOING something.
I know that we are supposed to slow down at times! So, why can’t I really do that?
I have found that the only place I can truly not do or think is at the lake in a lawn chair when we go camping. One of those zero-gravity chairs is the best. Weird, huh?
But this time, I’m not camping. I just have the flu. It’s impossible to do anything really except drink liquids and get dizzy as I make my way to the bathroom. And thinking… Well, writing this blog is the most thinking I’ve done in the last 24 hours or so.
I do suggest slowing down at times, but I do not suggest