Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Men Are From Sparta

I've been a bit under the weather the past few days; but I have soldiered on nonetheless, fashioning costumes, cleaning bathrooms, eating Snickers. You would think my stoicism in the face of illness would be appreciated around here, no?  Maybe even generate a little sympathy? 

But no - this morning I came downstairs to find that my beloved has left this article on my browser:

Exercise 'can prevent a cold', a study shows



I'm thinking Larry just likes to kick me when I'm down. 


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12 comments:

  1. My dh likes to send stuff like that in an e-mail. Could Larry and SuperDad be related?

    Hope you feel better soon. (Hot lemon water with whiskey works.)

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  2. I actually buy this. I've noted for years that I get fewer colds than most people and I do exercise. I also find that light exercise makes me feel better when I'm congested.

    But I really like sound of the 'eating Snickers' treatment...I may need to try that one next time. :)

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  3. Because all the WORK you do as a MOM doesn't constitute exercise, right?
    Your post title is perfect today.

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  4. I walked to the polling place this morning, but my cold didn't go away.

    Love the title of this post.

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  5. That information is not at all helpful when you are ALREADY sick.

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  6. I think you are a trooper!!! When would you get time for "Formal" exercise? With all the running around we do I don't see it is happening. Larry needs a kick in the shins!! Just sayin'.

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  7. Ha! I don't believe it. I excercised last week and then got a cold. I'm blaming the excercise. Hope you feel better soon.

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  8. So, he's going to "watch the kids" while you go to yoga class? (Sometimes, I take too much Nyquil and have this hallucination myself.)

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  9. Great. Take him for a jog and then before dinner, lick his fork. Where's your exercise now, Larry?

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  10. Pfffft. My SO exercises every morning for 30 minutes. And yet, he is the one with the cold and the snoring and the annoying clearing the throat.

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  11. You can tell him from me..I work out everyday. 60 mins. of lifting and I run or hike a minimum of 30 minutes a day and I still get colds!!
    It's my dang 4 kids they are contagious!!!
    So tell him to take your kids away for a week and you will be all better!! LOL
    Ruth

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  12. Wait, isn't he the one who was sick recently?

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