...of being sick and tired. The kids got sick over a week ago. The puking, the fevers, the crying. Which turned into the coughing and runny noses and whining. And just in time...the adults have caught the bugs. One of us (me) got the puking and other nasty stomach things. Which made me want to cry, but I tried to lay still in the dark and not move while flashes of heat swept over my aching body. And the other two got sore throats and sniffles. When I took the kids to the doctor last week, she didn't seem too worried, but mentioned how this bug seems to last and last. Uhg.
At last today the kids seem to be feeling a bit better. Their enthusiasm and energy are a mockery to the rest of us in the wake of lethargy and exaustion they leave behind.
We hope to join the living again soon.