Category: Sickness

The friggin’ flu

As one of the first victims of the 2019/2020 flu season, I feel the need to go full Chicken Little on you. The sky is falling! The flu is coming! And IT IS A BAD ONE.

It’s always scarier at night

It's always scarier at night {Heather's Handmade Life}

It’s always scarier at night. This is what I try to remind myself when my anxiety is spiraling out of control in the middle of the night because one of the kids is really sick. Throwing up is awful, but not worrying because I… Continue Reading “It’s always scarier at night”

Knock knock me over

I’m done with this week. Or really, I should say “this week is done with me.” It won. It beat me. I give up. Someone I love passed away, far too young, and we say good-bye to her on Tuesday. It was only the… Continue Reading “Knock knock me over”

New year, same sickness

New year, same sickness {Heather's Handmade Life}

It was one thing to murmur “What day is it?” during the fuzzy nobody-knows-what-day-it-is between Christmas and New Year’s Day. It was actually a good time to be sick, in a way. No one was working, so there wasn’t an urgency for *me* to… Continue Reading “New year, same sickness”

Public speaking with a barf bag in my purse

Public speaking with a barf bag in my purse: How I actually felt while presenting at BlogJam {Heather's Handmade Life}

Immediate hot-headedness. Darkening vision. Feeling like I’m going to faint.  WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING?!