Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Surviving

It has been a rough few days for us because I have been sick and James has been taking care of me. I have been sick since Sunday and it has only gotten worse. On Tuesday I just started feeling worse and worse. I did teach all day and came home with a fever. I took some Tylenol to help my fever and used the Neti pot to help clear out my sinuses. That didn't help. I could barely get up this morning but didn't have the energy to write sub plans for the day. I lost my voice today but at least the kids were sweet to me. It was so hard to teach though. I left school a little early and felt so bad I didn't want to drive home. James took me to urgent care. I don't have a primary care doctor here because I haven't been sick since I have lived here. I tried to find one after school today but had no luck with the first few I called. Anyway, I have bronchitis and the doctor gave me a breathing treatment to prevent me from getting pneumonia. I have an inhaler and am supposed to just continue taking Tylenol. I am feeling a bit better but am still lying on the couch.
James is going out of town this weekend for a guy's trip with some friends from St. Louis. My mom was going to come this weekend but there is another blizzard in the forecast for Saturday, which is the day she was going to fly in. She is going to come another weekend instead. I really don't want to see any snow but hopefully it will be gone soon. Last Thursday/Friday Denver had a blizzard and when we came back on Sunday it was 70 degrees and sunny. I guess I can deal. I'll post vacation pics this weekend.

7 comments:

Jen said...

Take care of yourself!!

Kelli said...

Hope you feel better soon! Rest up this weekend!

Ray and Tammy said...

Oh...so sorry to hear you are feeling terrible. I hope you get plenty of rest. Take it easy on yourself! I hope you feel better VERY soon.
-Tammy

The Hines Family said...

I'm so sorry you're sick! I know how you feel with being sick, but not having the energy to write sub plans. Sometimes it's just easier to go in yourself. I hope you feel better soon! :-)

Dave and Teresa said...

How miserable. I hope that the medicines work and you feel better soon.

Julie and Dean said...

REST UP! Get a good book, good food and relax.
I hope you feel better soon, and take care of that baby :)

Susan said...

I am so sorry you are sick. I hope you feel better soon.

Though it has been 7 school years since I taught public school I remember well the dreaded writing of sub plans. Do you have the kind of team that would get things ready for you in a pinch like this? I have had teams that would and teams that would not. I had an emergency sub plan in place in case something like this happened. They may not be doing what I''d originally planned on, but they made it through the day and so did I! When I had a cooperative team, I had a skeleton lesson plan on things we did every day that they could just plug the actual things that changed into.