Tag: sick

  • Frightening sick children

    My son was sick last week with a bad cough and fever. After giving him some cough medicine and tea, I told him to rest. I then put on some […]

  • Get the leeches!

    One of my favorite Saturday Night Live sketches is “Theodoric of York: Medieval Barber” with Steve Martin. In this sketch, Theodoric gives his medical expertise to the people of his […]

  • Infection Happy Hour

    While I was at the doctor last week for a sore back, I saw signs posted on the wall that said, “Infection walk-ins from 10-11 every weekday.” This is a […]

  • Why kids love medical books

    My youngest son was asked to do a short book report the other day on any book he wanted.  He chose the book about sickness and diseases that he got […]

  • Plants vs. the way I feel at the moment

    When the iPad came out, I didn’t understand the point of it.  It’s either a small computer or a huge phone.  I just didn’t get it.  But I have to […]

  • Onion eyes

    I have a cold today.  I blame switching over to the winter coat.  Once you give in to winter, the sickness just show up immediately. My eyes are watering like […]

  • Winter Vomit Disease!

    I got this email today at work: “Winter vomiting disease will soon be here, most active between November and April.” So ring the bells, lalala… it’s winter vomiting time again! […]

  • No one here but us chickens

    Leo has the chicken pox this week.  At the moment it is my turn to be home with him a couple of days.  Lucky for me, this is also the […]

  • Wednesday Morning Subway Ride -or- How Diseases Are Spread

    A little re-cap of my Wednesday morning subway ride: 7:31- Trapped in crowded subway tube next to child coughing up a lung. Apparently a side effect from all that coughing […]

  • Issue one – Soup

    I’ve been trapped in the house for a week now.  I’ve noticed when you don’t get outside, your world gets a bit smaller.  Today I will entertain you with the […]