Feeling a Bit Better

Hi everyone!

Wow, I feel like I have been in a cave for the past month. Well, okay, it was a week and a half but, for me that is a month! Especially at this time of the year. I have no idea how I caught whatever I had. There was no warning what so ever. Monday morning I got up, came down stairs, made coffee, started reading my email and the next thing I know I am back upstairs in bed and remember little to nothing for the following 72 hours.



During those 72 hours, I didn't leave the bed, I didn't eat a thing and every part of me was in pain as if I had been in some kind of horrific fight. I had a bad fever that finally broke Thursday morning.

Saturday I was finally able to go downstairs for awhile. Each day I am getting a little bit more strength. Today I am going to attempt to go out. I am still very weak but, I have somethings I need to get done. And for the first time I can ever remember, I am going to have Troy chauffeur me around. I don't feel that my reflexes are where they need to be yet.

We made a big decision and decided to postpone our International Christmas Dinner until New Year's Eve. I want to be able to enjoy it and as it stands, I am going to be exhausted from our family Christmas Eve party and then Christmas morning. This way, I will have another week to get rested up and feeling better.

Although I didn't get a bunch of the stuff I wanted to get done, I am so happy that I was prepared prior to getting sick. All of my shopping was basically done and all the presents were wrapped. Most of the decorating I was going to do, was done. I had already gotten the Princess' Christmas dress, tights and shoes (I know that doesn't sound important but, to me it is).

Thank you all for the well wishes! You have no idea how much that meant to me. Troy would read me the comments each day. Today is the first day I have been able to spend a little time online. Everytime I have tried, the screen just made me dizzy. Let me apologize now if this post is kind of spacey. LOL I still seem to be having a hard time pulling together my thoughts and writing a post.

Now I want to take a moment to tell you all......

I hope you have a wonderful and blessed Christmas!!




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24 comments :

  1. Diann I am just so glad you are feeling better and out of the bed. I knew something was wrong when you weren't posting as I know you enjoy the holidays so much. I was glad Troy let me know what was going on! Just rest as much as you can and enjoy Christmas!! I am glad you postponed your Russian dinner, you will enjoy it more a week later I'm sure. Big hugs to you, Troy and the Princess (and yes I completely get that you are glad you had her outfit all bought). I miss hearing from you so when your better email me!
    love you guys! Linda

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  2. Christmas Blessings to you and your family, From my mountain to yours Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  3. I am so glad that you are feeling better.
    I pray that you will continue to get back to yourself, so take one day at a time.
    Have a Merry Christmas.
    Hugs

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  4. It's great to see your post and know that you're finally on the mend. Please don't overdo it, let others help you with things. Hope you have a blessed holiday season.

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  5. So glad to hear that you are feeling better Diann. It is never a good time to be down with the crud, but I've learned that things don't always go according to my plans :-( Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  6. Ohh those flu bugs are nasty! I am glad you are feeling better. Today I had cataract surgery and have to take it easy for 24 hrs. so I have been back on the computer because now I can see!
    Like your blog very much even though I hardly comment.
    Merry Christmas!

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  7. It is great to hear that you are on the mend. You were very blessed to have had so much done ahead of time. Just rest and get better now. Happy Christmas!

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  8. Hello Diann,

    I am sorry to hear you have been sick and I wish you a very speedy recovery. I am recovering from being sick too. Today is day seven and I am just starting to feel normal again. Today I am making my rounds trying to catch up with everyone because I will be taking a several days off from blogging.

    Take care of yourself and get plenty of rest. I hope you and your family have a fantastic Christmas!

    ~ Tracy

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  9. Take it as easy as you can -- So glad that you're feeling better -- nothing worse than being sick for Christmas!

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  10. So glad to hear you are on the mend!

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  11. Diane I am so happy you are feeling better~! I have missed you! I have been sick all week, but not as sick as you!! There is colds being spread around in our office and everyone is sick!

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  12. Diann, glad to hear you're feeling better! Take care and try to not do too much (easy to say:@)

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  13. Querida Diann
    O Natal pode e deve ser comemorado com alegria. Mas com alegria na presença do Senhor, Infelismente em muitas das alegrianatalinas, Jesus é o grande ausente.Espero que Jesus esteja presente na festa de Natal de sus vida e de sua familia.
    FELIZ NATAL COM JESUS PRESENTE
    beijinho
    Tina (SONHAR E REALIZAR

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  14. Trying to type with cat on keyboard so will just say happy you are doing better. Dont push it. Keep drinking those fluids - good ones.

    Vespa & I wish you well.

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  15. Diann,

    I'm so sorry to hear you haven't been feeling well, truly stinks to be sick this time of the year. Prayers for your full recovery...

    Merry Christmas and hugs'
    Catlyn

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  16. Diann, I am so glad that you are feeling better. Being sick is never fun, but even less so over the holidays! Take care and have a wonderful Christmas!
    Hugs, Beth

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  17. Hi Diann.
    I'm glad to hear you're feeling better. That sounds like some flu! Yuck! Take it nice and easy and I'm sure your New Years will be smashing!.....In the good sense *winks* Vanna

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  18. Sorry to hear you haven't been feeling well Diann, but I'm very glad to hear you're on the mend! Now KEEP resting, and take care of YOU! Wishing you and yours a blessed and very Merry Christmas! ~tina

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  19. Glad you are feeling better.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  20. Of course no time is good to be sick, but especially at Christmas. I am sure that the best gift for your family, was you feeling better. Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy holiday and the best New Year. Get better.

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  21. So sorry you weren't well, Diann. I hope you are much better and still able to enjoy Christmas whatsoever....Christine

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  22. May your New Year be filled with many Blessings and abundances of Joy for 2011. From my mountain to yours, Until next year
    Hugs and Smiles Gl♥ria

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  23. Diann feel 100 percent better very soon! I think the holidays sometimes drag us down because we overextend ourselves. Please give yourself some TLC! Love to all of you this beautiful blessed season. Anne

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  24. Sorry you have been sick , I'm glad you're better.
    Happy New Year !
    ~Myrna

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