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11 Signs You’re Cohabiting With A Sick Person (In GIFs)

11 Signs You're Cohabiting With A Sick Person

It’s cold and flu season, which means all of Influenza’s horrible distant relatives will soon show up en masse: Chills, Fever, Sneezes, Sniffles (and yes, I’m aware they sound like cheesy eighties nicknames). Even if you’re one of the lucky ones who hasn’t yet fallen victim to the misery, living with a sick person can be just as draining. Here are a few ways to know if you’re cohabiting with one, despite their many attempts to tell you through a completely snot-filled nose “I’m dyingggg.” Keep reading »

An Inner Monologue While Coughing All Night

I have barely coughed at all today, which means I’m almost done with this horrific cold, which means it shouldn’t be a big deal that I forgot to buy cough medicine and now all the stores are closed. I’m just going to lie down and fall right to sleep and wake up totally refreshed.

*COUGH*

No. No, no, no, no, no, no, noooooo. Keep reading »

11 Dos And Don’ts For Having Sex While Sick

12 Do's And Don'ts For Having Sex While Sick

It’s cold and flu season, which means that either you, the person you’re sleeping with, or both of you are probably sick with some manner of plague right now. There are few things less sexy than snot, sneezing, headaches, and coughing fits, but even so, when you’re confined to your bed for days, and you’ve tired of naps and TV marathons, you’re going to get horny. It’s just a fact of life. Even more so when you and your partner are sick in bed together — at some point the memories of the healthy sex you once had with each other is going to outweigh how disgusting you feel, and you’ll find yourselves humping out of instinct. Here’s how to make the most fun and the least snot when you have sick sex‚Ķ Keep reading »

The 10 Stages Of Being Assaulted By A Bad Winter Cold

In Sickness...
...and in health. And essay on caring for someone who's sick. Read More »
Stuck In The House
The 8 stages of being trapped in the house all week. Read More »
Sick Doggie
This man helps his sick dog sleep better with nightly lake swims. Read More »

Half the office is down with a nasty cold this week, me among them. I’ve been laid up for the past couple of days, and can’t remember what the outside world looks like (kidding! Not really). We imagine some of you are also experiencing your first or fifth cold of the season, so we’ve cataloged the 10 horrible stages of a virulent winter sickness. Share your extra stages in the comments, please. Keep reading »

10 Things You Think About When You Are Sick

Sending Out An SOS!
Julie's migraines are out of control. Read More »
In Sickness...
...and in health. And essay on caring for someone who's sick. Read More »
15 Skills To Learn
Every woman should master these 15 skills. Read More »
sick woman

I was sick with a crap cold all last week and hopped up on spacey combo of Sudafed and Benadryl (the magic recipe is Sudafed during the day, Benadryl for sleep). It might be the wacky weather, or my generally pathetic immune system, but either way, my brain felt funny and snot-filled. Last week, I took a sick day. Here’s my ridiculous inner monologue from that day… Keep reading »

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