recuperating

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You know, last week after I got back from Vegas, I was tired from a late flight, having to work and run John’s business while he was gone.  I was working 10-12 hours and just plumb ran myself into the ground.  The result? I am sick.  I never get sick. Never.  The last time was in February of 2012 at the end of the Disney trip where I had a very sore throat and laryngitis, but not not a true cold like I have now.  I cannot even remember the last time I had a cold.  Years.

This is what happens when you run yourself ragged.  I even declined a ride to bagels this morning.  I really wanted to ride, but didn’t think I should, to which John responded, “If you are even thinking that you shouldn’t ride, that means you definitely shouldn’t.”   He knows me too well.

My bagel.

bagel

 

It’s such a struggle for me to rest and recuperate.  I am used to just plowing through.  I have to remember it is okay to take a day off and let myself get better.

I had frozen yogurt for dinner, too, as pampering – just before a big storm blew in.  😀

Here’s hoping I am well enough to ride tomorrow!

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13 thoughts on “recuperating

  1. debby

    I’m glad you are recuperating with bagels and froyo. I hear they’re the best cure for the common cold. I am getting spoiled too–haven’t been sick in forever. I almost panic if I feel like I might be getting a cold. I think our healthy living lifestyle keeps us healthier than most, don’t you?

    Hope you’re feeling well by the weekend! (Notice I am giving you a few more days to rest and recuperate?)
    debby´s last blog post ..The Thinternet: Tool or Tormenter

  2. Fran

    Join the club: I have a terrible cold too. I never get sick the first at home. It’s always R. who gets it and then you can wait till I get it. I have so much more resistance than him. His cold usually takes 2 weeks to heal, mine 2 to 3 days. It started Tuesday, yesterday was a very bad day and today I feel that I’m healing again.

    Hope you feel better soon too.
    Fran´s last blog post ..Tuesday September 10, 2013: Goodbye Summer

  3. Elizabeth

    I hope you’re feeling better soon! I used to get sick all the time before I lost weight, and I guess as I got healthier I was able to fight off things better or something. Well, this year I have been sick a lot, and it’s because of stress and being tired, I think. It’s rare I sleep well, and it takes its toll on me.
    Elizabeth´s last blog post ..Bragging

  4. Biz

    Yep, I agree with Helen – sometimes getting sick is your body telling you to slow down . . . at least you still had bagel Wednesday! 😀
    Biz´s last blog post ..14 Pounds

  5. Sharon

    So sorry! Colds are the worst cause you have trouble letting yourself be sick enough to just give into it, but that’s really the best solution for a quick recovery. I know with cold temps looming you hate any day you have to give up biking!
    Sharon´s last blog post ..A Day I Sorely Needed!

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