Posts tagged "flu"

Flu Going Around? Here’s How To Avoid It Like A Pro

All it takes is one sneeze. That’s usually followed by the sniffling, coughing and fever. Next, we start looking for answers through traditional medicine.  Sure, you can take the over-the-counter concoction of chemicals or stronger antibiotics, and hope the long list of side effects that are rapidly read through in their TV commercials don’t haunt…

Ask Men / February 10, 2015

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

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 ca…

Katie Oldenburg / November 5, 2014

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.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 24, 2014

11 Dos 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…

The Frisky / January 14, 2014

The 7 Stages Of A Man Getting Sick (In GIFs!)

Right now, pretty much everyone I know is sick in bed with a cold, the flu, or some nasty stomach bug that turns your digestive system into mincemeat. Seriously, flu season is the worst. But did you know it’s particularly awful for men? That’s because men tend to react to sickness in very specific, very…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 6, 2014

Girl Talk: In Sickness And In Health

On Thursday night, I came down with the flu and it hit me like a ton of bricks. I felt fine at work that afternoon, but by the time I got home, my head throbbed, my throat swelled, my body ached, and every single ounce of energy has been sucked out of me. It literally…

Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2010