I swear, we were just filling and re-filling prescription after prescription for strep throat... and then it was summer, and KAPOWIE!! We're at it again. A few times this weekend, I told my kids "It's cold and flu season kids; you need to get lots of rest to boost your immune system" (as I was silently disregarding my own good advice). We had a man down this morning--seminary was a no-go for him; we have an appointment this afternoon to visit the doctor. On the bright side, the strep patient went back to school today. And Lo! An email from Real Simple appeared in my inbox this afternoon, proclaiming the good tidings of
I am happy to share them with you (as I take my two daytime sinus softgels and acetaminophen). My favorites? Sing. And pet something (or someone) fluffy. Make sure your meals are colorful--at least three colors on your plate (red, orange, yellow and green are the preferable hues). And of course, there's the mandatory rest and relaxation, which some of us aren't very good at.