Wednesday, February 18, 2009

I'm So Tired...

of being sick. Seriously!

I have finally manged to get my sorry butt of the couch today. I have not been this sick for about 6 years, I forgot how bad strep throat can feel. Ouch.

The 3 day fun-fest started Sunday night...a scratchy throat, chills, a little fever. Monday morning I woke up freezing, and felt like my throat was the size of a dime. I popped in my BBT thermometer, it was the closest one to me (sad, isn't it? I haven't temped in 6 months, yet it still sits on my bedstand), and was shocked to see 103.45 degrees when it beeped! Called off work, and called the doctor. Thank goodness, M. was off work, and was able to occupy Miss O., as I spent most of the day in bed.

Doctor told me what I thought, strep throat. Great. I haven't had it since I got my tonsils out in 1999. So, clear liquids and antibiotics were prescribed, and I went on my way. Tuesday was another lost day from work, but at least I was feeling a little better.

Made it through a day of work today, and just ate a little soup. That was the first "meal" I've had since Sunday night, as the throat hurt to bad to eat anything but popsicles and tea. I just want to be healthy for longer than 2 weeks at a time. Is that too much to ask? This is getting ridiculous!


Thank you to everyone for your suggestions and support on running. As soon as I'm not tired after taking a shower, I'm going to try the Coach to 5K program that the lovely Kate suggested.

I think that this is what I love most about our little community, the way that we support each other, even on non-IF issues!


  1. I hate being sick. I hope you feel better soon!

  2. The silver lining? You won't have to worry about weight gain on a liquid diet;-) Sorry about the throat, though. I remember how that feels:-(

  3. Ah man, I hope you feel better! I hear ya on the stupid BBT, i always have mine handy.

    Anyway, hope you feel better soon!

  4. Amy, I sure hope that you are on the up and up soon. I am glad that you got to go back to work however. Thanks for all your support on my blogs. You mean more to me than you know!
    Love ya;)

  5. You know I can relate... the sickies here too. Today is really the first day since Sunday that I've felt better.

    Get well soon!

  6. Feel better soon!!! I've woken up with scratchy throats the past few mornings. I hate it! I can only imagine how much worse yours is! *HUGS*

  7. I used to get strep ALL the time until they took out my tonsils. But I thought once they were out, you couldn't get it again. I guess I'm wrong! Did your doc take a culture?