Do you face sickness asleep or awake?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    With DH and I both sick these past few days it was easy to see that we face illness differently.

    He stays awake thru most of it, sitting up in his recliner. He doesn't have the appetite for regular meals and grazes throughout the day instead.
    Me, I'm a sleeper. I've been sleeping roughly 16 hours per days. I wake up for about two hours at a time, eat and try to get some things done and then go back to sleep for several more hours.

    So, are you awake through the misery or do you sleep it away?
  2. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am exactly like you; have been so blessed and not have anything to knock my socks off for a long time, about 6 years to be exact. My sister out in Casper, said there is a stomach virus out there that is just horrific. Hope you feel better soon!
  3. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    When I am sick, I curl up and completely crash, its the only thing that helps.
  4. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2008
    Holly Grove, VA
    I definitely try and sleep it away. I figure it's less time I'm aware of the misery...
  5. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    Sleep heals the body faster. I sleep!
  6. mendygnl

    mendygnl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2009
    Glidden, IA
    I'm with you - gotta sleep it off as much as possible. My husband is like your husband, but he doesn't get sick nearly as much. I think it's because he works outside and gets a lot more fresh air.
  7. A1 Steak Sauce

    A1 Steak Sauce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2009
    My House
    I stay awake.
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    I try to sleep through my misery...
    espically if i am sick to my stomach. I'd rather be dead.. [​IMG]
  9. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    Shower. When ill only a hot shower makes it better, I crawl into the tub, blast up the hot water.
  10. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I prefer to sleep it away, but usually have to tough it out awake. That's the one thing I miss before I had kids: sick days.

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