**body-wrecking chills followed by drenching sweats – this pattern repeats itselfs every hour or so
**muscle aches so severe that lifting your head to rollover in bed is literally painful
**utter weakness and inability to wake up for days at a time
**feeling of complete misery
How do you know that your life really stinks?? When you are able to drag out of bed in order to beg your doctor for relief and she actually prescribes a flu medicine – to which you have a severe allergic reaction! Really now. The symptoms for the reaction are almost as pitiful as the above listed symptoms.
How do you know when you are really so far behind it might be impossible to catch up at this point? Lets see.
**you might not even have a tree up yet
**you have not baked a crumb, addressed one card, or yet wrapped one gift
**oh please, I cannot make myself go on!
How do you know what to let go?? and what has to happen in order for Christmas to feel right? Now, that really is the question. When I have that figured out, I will be sure to let you know. But it is certain that something will have to give. Because, oh yes, I have one more question.
How do you know that you just aren’t as young as you used to be (there are several answers here) but this week – it is taking so incredibly long to “bounce back” from being ill, I’m beginning to forget what “normal” even feels like and I know FOR SURE this old gray mare ain’t what she used to be!!