Sick for the holidays? Not if I can help it.

posted by Jeff | Tuesday, December 21, 2004, 10:57 PM | comments: 2

It's weird, but it seems that for most of the previous ten holiday seasons I've been with Stephanie, I've been sick. The first one, back in '94, was absolutely horrible. I swear we both got Ebola that year. Not fun.

Last year was the third of that ten that I wasn't sick. In fact, aside from a minor cold late last summer, I haven't really been sick at all since Christmas 2002. That's a long record of not being sick, perhaps the longest in all of my life.

Today I noticed some little aches, my teeth hurt, I'm just a little phlegmy, and I just don't feel right. That's no good. I don't want to be sick for the holiday because it's become a cliche.

Fortunately, I had some Ben & Jerry's Organic Fudge Brownie ice cream, and I'm already feeling better.



December 22, 2004, 12:45 PM #

Don't celebrate just yet; The holidays aren't over yet.


December 22, 2004, 1:28 PM #

I think they put medicine in that ice cream guaranteed to make you feel better.

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