Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Rheumy Rooms 'Round About

Hello, F.O.T.E.'s,
My mama used to use the term "rheumy" when someone had watery eyes and a sniffly nose. I hadn't thought of that word in a long time, but Lil Miss H's face last night reminded me. :-( Yup. The whole Flock--minus Lovable and The Ram--is sick. I'm assuming it's the flu. (no, we don't "do" flu shots ;-) Anyway, whatever IT was, IT took me down Monday. UGH! Life stinks when Mama's sick, no? The Lambies were great at taking care of me--so sweet. Still, the work Mama does tends to accumulate while Mama's lying in bed, feverish. Tuesday, I was able to get out of bed, but I was pretty weak. Today--Wed--I'm feeling stronger, but my body is in a major "expulsion" mode--expelling the remnants of IT. Yuk.
Tater still has a cough...poor boy.
Musical is hoarse.
Lioness is achy.
And Lil Miss H... aww...she's miserable. This is the first time she's been sick. She is still nursing, so I'm trying to get her to nurse as much as possible, to get those good antibodies I'm making. God is sooo smart! He designed one terrific feeding system for our babies. :-)
Well, I'm going to skedaddle and try to get some more antibodies into my lil Lamby.
Y'all keep your wool dry...but mosturized!
The Ewe


Chelsey said...

Sorry to hear you are not feeling well - mind a few recomendations?

First, get some Oscillococcinum - I think they carry this at any drug store, including Walmart. It's a homeopathic remedy for the flu and severe colds.

Then I would recommend doing the following:

Hit HARD the Vitamin C and Garlic. Take about 6 Vit C and 4 Garlic Pills in the Am then 6 hours later take 6 more Vit C. Then before you go to bed take 6 more Vit C and 4 Garlic. The next day, take 5 Vit C in them am and pm and 3 Garlic in the am and pm. The third day take 4 Vit C in the am and pm and 2 Garlic in the am and pm. Continue going down until you are taking one Vit C and One Garlic in the am and pm. Keep doing this until your cold completely clears up and a few days past. Then take a Vit C and Garlic every am as immune booster.

Also if you can, get your hands on some Sambucol (Elderberry Syrup). You should be able to find it at any health food store, if not you can order it here:

The other thing I would recommend is putting two drops of hydrogen peroxide in the ears. Do it once in the am and once in the pm the first day and then one more time in the am the next day. This helps works internally to kill infections as well. You can also take the garlic oil drops (look for garlic/goldenseal drops) and put those in your ears after the hydrogen peroxide a couple of times for two or three days.

Two more things you should do if you are not already doing it is get your hands on some cod liver oil - you can find it in pill format. This helps tremendously with your immunse system.

Also start taking some acidopholis pills if you don't already. This put good bateria into your body and helps boost the digestive system, which will help all around.

Praying you feel better fast! :)

Lisa-Anne said...

Oh, dearheart, I'm so sorry you're all suffering with this icky bug! praying for fast healing and recovery for all you, especially the precious lambies!
*hugs* My heart goes out to you... I just wish I could be there with an entire kettle of Chicken soup!
Love and prayers,

Mama Lamba said...

(sniffle, sniffle)
Thadnks ladies. (sniffle, sniffle)
You're so sweedt.
I'll try to get that stuff for nexdt dtime, Cheldsey.

Alipurr said...

keep up the good work, mama lamb.
Nurse those babies, take care of yourself and rest and get strong.
The house will get done eventually :)
God is soo smart!