Wednesday, February 2, 2011

DYL - Sick person edition

These past few weeks have been full of sickness. The week before last Elijah had strep throat and he apparently passed some of it on to me. Last week I thought I had caught it, but before it turned horrible in my throat it traveled to my sinuses and became an awful head cold instead. Fun times and 3 days off of work and I was on the mend, kind of. Today is the first day I can actually breathe normally again, so in honor of yuckiness this is a Declare Your Love for things when you are sick.

I would like to declare my love for the...

Vicks Waterless Vaporizer

This thing is the best thing ever for little kids... and adults too. It's completely safe for infants and pregnant women, which is the best part. There is this little square pad you stick inside that is "soaked" in vapor fluid and the fan blows it out into the room (it lasts about 8 hours per pad), so your sinuses are cleared without having to put the Vicks directly onto your body. I also like that it has different settings, so you can set how much vapor is released. We have used ours for over a year and it's still going strong... We just have to remember to buy the refill packs of the pads and we are ready for any sickness that hits... but hopefully that won't be for a long time.

So what do you love when you are sick?


marie said...

I love a bed with fresh sheets and lots of pillows and blankets to snuggle under. I also like hot tea and/or ice water. Depends on my mood and the temperature!

Glad to hear that you're on the mend!

Katie said...

I love my dad's chicken noodle soup, which thankfully he is pretty quick to whip up whenever someone isn't feeling well.

Glad to hear you're beginning to feel better!! We don't need to cancel a birthday party again. :)