I am honestly a terrible patient. I work so hard to stay healthy year-round (i.e., eating well, exercising regularly, limiting alcohol, etc.) that when I get sick, it feels like a slap in the face, like my body is letting me down.
While most people probably love the idea of being forced to lounge on the couch and sleep all day, as a hyper-active person, I have to admit, that makes me pretty nuts … and yet it’s exactly what I need to be doing when I’m sick.
And sick I am …
You see, when I woke up Wednesday morning (after two weeks of constant travel and very little rest), I knew something was off. Continue reading “H1N1–No One’s Invincible”