5 thoughts on “Sicko”

  1. This year has been a year for the sick. Almost everyone I know and/or work with is or has gotten sick.
    Funny, I never get sick. And I never take anything. I’m 34. I don’t eat right. I don’t exercise aside from the work I do. I never get enough sleep.

    I’m always healthy.

  2. (from

    Nonprescription cold remedies, including decongestants and cough suppressants, may relieve some cold symptoms but will not prevent, cure, or even shorten the duration of illness. Moreover, most have some side effects, such as drowsiness, dizziness, insomnia, or upset stomach, and should be taken with care.

  3. I too am still healthy, which to me is surprising, because I usually catch everything, and I was hanging out with the Sick Squad last weekend.

    I’m not looking forward to starting a new job (whenever that happens) because almost invariably I get a cold when I start a new job. I think it’s because i’m suddenly exposed to all kinds of new people and their germs.

  4. I, too, douse myself with drugs when I’m sick. I, too, am (for once!) in a pretty good state of mind these days.

    I am sick as a freaking dog.

    On the other hand, I’m not as bad off as Devon, who has shunned most drugs save tylenol (not her fault — she can’t take most of them.) I love my benadryl. Love it!

    Last time I was sick, I carried my benadryl around like a hip flask. I was high as a kite, but felt infinitely better.

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