Mar 10, 2011
Under the Weather
I love the cold months. It's my favourite time of the year. I love my winter clothes. My jeans, the cosy knitted cardis', my favourite crochet'd jumper, and my "little red riding hood" hoodie with the fluffy white lining. I love how crisp and clear the air is, and snuggling down under my ultra warm doona.
What I don't like about the cooler months, is that I seem to be sick. A lot.
Last year wasn't as bad. But the year before I wanted to rip my head off and replace it with someone elses. I was sick the ENTIRE winter. I am serious...the WHOLE season. I went to the doctor, who did blood tests. Nothing abnormal showed up. Except for a slightly lower iron count than usual. But he couldn't tell me why I was just constantly sick. "Just having a bad run" was his explanation to me.
Honestly I fell so ill, I was exhausted from the lack of sleep. Most nights I went down to our spare room and stayed proped up in bed, struggling for breath, not able to fall asleep. And even if I did I was afraid I would choke or stop breathing. It was very distressing. I would eventually cry myself to sleep from being so tired and so fed up. The only relief I seemed to get was driving around in the car with the sun on me to warm me up. We got a heater for our bedroom and turned it on before I went to bed. That seemed to help a bit. This was when I was still working to. It was one of the worse winters.
Now I have a cold and it's only the first few days of Autumn. I couldn't bear another winter like that one. I don't want to go through that again. I am trying everything to get healthy again.
* Lots of vitamin C
* going to the gym
* Clearing the house of dust
* Eating healthy
* getting enough sleep
Do you know of anything else that can help? I'll try anything lol!
Written by.. Alittlesprite