Tuesday, December 29, 2009

just what I wanted.

for months and months I have been craving

rest.
quiet.
peace.
stillness.


well, I got it.

just not how I had originally imagined.



five family members.
struck simultaneously by the flu.

nothing glamorous like H1N1.
just the good old 5 million loads of laundry
stomach bug.

good times.

but I did get to curl up with a good book,
(just in time for our inaugural
book club meeting next month)
a pathetic little baby who is turning one tomorrow,

and was saved by a sweet home delivery
of a bag of ice from Sonic.
It's magic, I tell you...

21 comments:

  1. Boo Yuck!!!!! Hope you all will be feeling better soon. Kiss the birthday girl from us in NC!!!!

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  2. Sonic ice is the best!

    Hope yall get to feeling better. Seems a lot of my blog friends are sick with the flu..... Don't breathe when you come to my place....come!....just don't breathe!

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  3. I hope everyone feels better soon!

    that book is one of my favorites!
    I read it last year and absolutely loved it!!!

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  4. oh that is awful!
    really really terrible.
    i am so sorry for you....and your washing machine.

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  5. Yucky- sorry for the sickies!
    Birthday wishes!
    I loved FNKC- It was my choice when I hosted book club!

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  6. yick! hope y'all feel better soon. and that sonic ice is the bomb-diggity. we buy it for parties all the time. i'll have to remember it for the sickies! chin up...that puke laundry is the worst.

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  7. Oh yuck! Hope you all are better soon.

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  8. I hear you, girl! My hubby had that bug, too. I think I went through one bottle of those Chlorox wipes. Raw hands, too. But we were spared. Poor husband just now is feeling better (4days). Hope you are all on the mend.

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  9. I hope that everyone feels better soon!

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  10. Oh my goodness! All six of us in my family had it, and Sonic ice saved us too. It's amazing. We had to cancel all Christmas plans, but it was actually a really wonderful and sweet time as a family! Now, if I could just catch up on the laundry...

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  11. I'm so sorry you are all sick. Hope you wake up feeling better today. xo

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  12. Hope all are feeling better. There is a lot of that stuff out there right now. I guess we have to be careful what we wish for!!!

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  13. Ewww. That's the pits.
    Are you doing an online book club, or a "real person" book club?

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  14. a BIG YUCK! so sorry that you all are suffering.

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  15. Been there done that...last week in fact. And our first birthday party was nearly ruined/all but cancelled...along with Christmas morning. But we pulled through and have lots of clean laundry now!

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  16. oh I'm sorry! I've had it twice in 5 weeks and it really does suck...although I've lost about 10 lbs :)
    Sorry you've been unwell...
    Hope your New Year is a healthy one :)

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  17. Hope you guys are feeling better! The stomach bug is the WORST! Sorry you are sick, but glad you were able to get some much needed rest!

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  18. BOO! : (

    I hope you guys are all feeling better very soon!

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