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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Dr.'s Orders

I rarely ever go to the doctor. When I have a cold, I medicate myself with over-the-counter meds.

Now, I love my family practitioner. He's fantastic. He treats you like a friend and confidant.

For the past eight days, I have been self medicating and nothing. With my "make believe" medical degree, I couldn't cure this sickness; so, I gave in and went to the doctor this morning.

I have been sick for eight days; so, I finally gave in. He told me that I have a stomach virus that's going around. Yuck! The word virus just sounds dirty. I have to stay away from sugar and spicy foods. Two of my favorite foods in the whole entire world. How will I deal?

Last night Fred told me to drink Gatorade because he said that I had lost electrolytes. Now, I hate Gatorade and Powerade. Needless to say, the doctor said that was the worst thing that I could have possibly done. I consumed all of those calories and sugar for NOTHING!!! Thanks, Dr. Fred.

So, I am stuck eating non-sugary things and things without spice. We'll see how long this lasts.

4 comments:

Heather said...

Bless you heart! Hope you get to feeling better soon. I hate it when I feel bad and foods that taste so good don't anymore! Hugs!

timlinzrowland said...

sorry your sick. Hope you get to feeling better soon.

Future Mrs. H said...

Oh no!!! I hope you feel better soon! Sweet and spicy are my favorite too... and cheesey (if that counts).

jill said...

yuck!!! hope you're better by now! glad you went to the doc though... bugs like that are terrible!