Monday, 19 December 2011

News from the Sanatorium

MrM and MissM are coughing
as though they have been
living in a freezing garret.

MrsM prescribes vitamin rich food:
blueberry jam on croissants
Cosmopolitan cocktail with cranberry juice
orange fruit salad with kumquats

MrsM prescribes rest and relaxation
and supervises a sofa session
of "Love Actually"

MrsM prescribes cough medicine
and shows MissM how to open
the child proof lid.
Well...she is 20...

*****

A number of blogfriends have been poorly
over the past couple of weeks
and I know how frustrating that is
when you have everything to do
but take care of yourselves first...
rest up as much as you can.

14 comments:

  1. hope they all feel better soon and that you stay well!

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  2. Ahhhh Love Actually! We watch it every year!!
    Hope everyone gets well by Christmas

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  3. And there's always that best prescription of all - coming home to your mum when you're not well......

    (Although coughing isn't easy to listen to either; hope everyone gets better in time for Christmas.)

    BTW, sucking a square or two of dark chocolate is more effective than cough medicine, apparently - do tell MissM!

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  4. How lucky they are to have you looking after them.

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  5. Oh I think you'd make an excellent doctor--a much better prescription than I've ever received from my GP! Hope everyone is feeling better very soon.

    K x

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  6. Sending both healing and germ repelling vibes to your household for this week ... and if all else fails, beat away the bugs with a candy cane.

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  7. Oh dear Lord this throat/cold thing is all over then? Dad is knocked out, Brizio wanted to come back home with me after I got up in the dark (because no one else could drive) and I am still kind of weak.
    Hello sick holidays!
    Don't know if your wishes were also directed to me but thnaks anyway.

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  8. Rachel's comment will of course be wasted on MrM who will only eat whiter than white !!

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  9. Clearly my issue is not enough cocktails - I think tonight I shall drink my germs into submission. Thanks Dr Alice!

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  10. - and pashminas should be wrapped, as turbans, around the head.

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  11. My favourite Doctor, who is tiny, even smaller than I, told me to sip hot water to relieve a cough. Works too. Wishing them well so that they don't wear you out.

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  12. I am in bed with a cold right now. Please send cocktails.

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  13. I am taking note of all remedies for younger son is a- cough- cough- coughing. It has been about a week now but has barely curtailed his activities either (as per your post of Tuesday Alice). Here's hoping it isn't coming your way.

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  14. nice opinion... thanks for sharing....

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