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  • Sunday, October 09, 2005

    Touched by Mucus

    Eeew. I have the 'flu. As a man, I believe it's my prerogative to have the 'flu, rather than what the so-called Western medical establishment would have me believe, which I'm guessing would be a head cold. Mountebanks, the lot of them.

    While I'm still struggling to fight off the Avian Death Flu, please stand by.
    Torgo, 8:05 pm

    19 Comments:

    ROFLMAO.....You poor thing! Feed a cold, starve a fever.....and if you have both, oh well...skip a few meals. Get well soon. The world needs you. How about that earthquake! Oops, you sick. just don't blow your nose near the keyboard. It makes for a sticky mess!
    Blogger Bonnie Calhoun, at 8:51 pm  
    When the snot goes yellow, you know you're getting better.It's true- my grandmother told me- in those exact words.
    Anonymous Ian Stuart, at 9:17 pm  
    Channel all our little voices saying "Bless you!" when you sneeze.
    Does that help?
    Blogger Bernita, at 9:50 pm  
    chicken soup. Those are my two words of advice.
    Blogger Phoenix, at 11:55 pm  
    Poor Torgo! Hope you can shake off the death flu LOL. Feel better!
    Anonymous Anonymous, at 1:50 am  
    I've always felt that calling it "influenza" rather than "the flu" made it sound like I had a rare and possibly fatal disease. This seems to garner more sympathy.
    Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:27 am  
    I'm with Phoenix - chicken soup, but add lots of pepper - black, white, and/or red pepper! Open ya right up - both ends.
    Bless you!
    Joyce
    Anonymous Joyce A Wakefield, at 4:24 am  
    Augh...jeez...just what you need...to be open at both ends. Now I've got THAT picture in my head for the rest of the day!

    To second Bernita, "Bless you!"
    Blogger Bonnie Calhoun, at 7:04 am  
    The best thing, IMHO, is Hot and Sour soup, from the Chinese down the road. Maybe I'll get them to put some chicken in it?

    Ian, did your granny cover a green chunky stage in her remarks?
    Blogger Torgo, at 12:53 pm  
    Green and chuncky!!!!EEuuwwww....chicken soup, fast...and don't sneeze over the bowl. Maybe chicken is the problem...bird flu...fluids, drink lots of fluids. This is probably a stupid idea :-), but have you been to the doctor?

    For something to do, go visit my new template!
    Blogger Bonnie Calhoun, at 1:44 pm  
    Strong ginger tea used to be - circa my grandmother's time - a cure all for phlegm impacted sinuses.
    Blogger Bernita, at 3:08 pm  
    You might have a sinus infection. If it doesn't improve in a week, go to the doctor.

    Everyone else has already given you all the Dr. Mom advice I'd have so just get well soon. :)

    Linda
    Blogger Mama Rose, at 5:04 pm  
    Nah. None of that rot works. Two or three hot toddies, double shots, with tea, honey and a splash of lemon. Fix you right up.

    Diana
    Anonymous Anonymous, at 8:46 pm  
    Sleep lots, drink lots of fluids, have oranges ... and if your snot continues to be green, go to a doctor. I think. Hope y'all get better.

    Sarah
    Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:26 am  
    Geez, Louise....if you drink all that stuff, you're going to have a bladder problem in addition to the snot!
    Blogger Bonnie Calhoun, at 4:05 am  
    To Torgo- green and chunky hmm..sounds like an obscure Salad Infection.What you need is lots of Junk Food, lots of Junk Television.Avoid any healthy or green, or anything with significant amounts of Jamie Oliver in it.
    Anonymous Ian Stuart, at 9:31 am  
    Torgo,
    While you've been ill, look what's happened to men's room advertising at http://www.wizmark.com/

    I'm stuggling to understand.
    Blogger Stephen Newton, at 7:23 pm  
    oooooohh.....Stephen, that is gross! Torgo are you still breathing? You poor thing! That site of Stephen's might make you laugh. you men always find the strangest things humorous!
    Blogger Bonnie Calhoun, at 2:11 am  
    Hope you get well soon...I see my friend Bonnie has visited you many times since you've taken ill. With all this love, you cannot stay sick long.
    Blogger M. C. Pearson, at 7:40 am  

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