Home, sweet (sickly) home

Just a quick post to say that we arrived home safe and sound this afternoon. The roads had been cleared and the drive was pretty uneventful, which is how we like it. We had a good time on our trip, but damn, it’s good to be home. (Isn’t it always?)

I came down with some wicked cold yesterday (fever, runny nose, aches, chills) and am looking and feeling downright miserable. After over-doing it this evening trying to get the house in order, piles of dirty clothes washed, etc., I just finished drinking my Cold Snap and am off to join the kiddies in bed in hopes that I can kick this illness to the curb before it kicks me. Julian has had a similar illness for a few weeks now too – the same thing Ava had for 5 weeks and Jody had for several weeks as well. The family that loves each other, shares with each other – germs included. Isn’t that how it goes? ;)

For those of you who’ve been checking in regularly during my absence, thank you. :) I had hoped to post a bit more while we were away, but there just wasn’t the opportunity. And I have to admit that the blogging break was good for me too (though I did miss checking in on everyone). More about our trip and some pictures later. For now, I need my rest (somebody needs to go grocery shopping tomorrow to fill our empty fridge ;) ). Wishing you all a peaceful weekend.

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5 thoughts on “Home, sweet (sickly) home

  1. So glad that you are all home, safe and sound, albeit sick. I hope that being home and getting proper rest and nourishment (after someone goes grocery shopping :0) )will put you and Julian back on the road to good health. Take care of yourself. I await the pictures of your Christmas in Kansas. tell Ava that Grandmas says thanks for the phone call.

  2. I thought of you the other day whilst watching the weather. I was like “Ooh, I hope Amy & her family can get home safe.” Then I thought, how WEIRD that was. Then again, not. The beauty of internet friendships! :) That said, I’m glad you’re home OK and I hope you feel better. The cold/sinus has been around here too. I’m on Day 4 (or 5) of a Z-pack. xxoo

  3. Phew! We’ve got that wicked cold here, too. I wish I could loan you my amazing neighbor who brought us food so we didn’t have to go out.

    Let’s all kick it by 2008!

  4. Feel better soon!!

    I read that a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of juice can kick any cold. So far I didn’t catch one and did catch another…but I figure it can’t hurt!

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