Posts tagged "sick"

Your Last-Minute Being-Around-Kids Preparation Checklist

I’m gonna tell you some cute stories about my nephews! I got to Texas yesterday morning to visit my family for Christmas. I’ve got three nephews who are better than…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 24, 2014 - 1:00 pm

New Dad Builds Sick Infant Iron Man Costume To Help Him “Feel Brave”

I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a parent with a sick child, but I do know that the feeling of helpless must be awful. That’s why Eric Hart…

Katie Oldenburg | November 11, 2014 - 5:36 pm

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…

Katie Oldenburg | November 5, 2014 - 10:00 am

True Story: I’m A Woman Who Gets “Man Flu”

As a child, I was sick with relative frequency. I remember returning to third grade after a month off with mono, several pounds lighter, and my skin pale from lack…

Phylisa Wisdom | August 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm

9 Beauty Products Specially Made For Cold & Flu Season

When you’re laid up with a winter cold, sinus infection or (aaack) the flu, the last thing on your mind is looking beautiful. But some beauty products will actually help

Lilit Marcus | February 4, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Best/Worst Parts About Being Sick

If you noticed slightly fewer baby panda-related posts on The Frisky last week, your eyes were not deceiving you. I was out sick, or I guess I should say “in”…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2013 - 9:00 am

The 10 Stages Of Being Assaulted By A Bad Winter Cold

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…

Julie Gerstein | November 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

10 Things You Think About When You Are Sick

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…

Julie Gerstein | April 2, 2012 - 10:00 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2010 - 3:00 pm

How To Nurse A Sick Man Back To Health

My honey bunny threw out his back this weekend moving heavy boxes into our new apartment and literally couldn’t move unassisted for 48 hours. Despite my lack of qualifications for…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2009 - 5:30 pm