Coughing, Sniffling, Sneezing

Not even eighteen hours into the new year and I’ve discovered something that makes me decidedly not happy:  I have a new cold to start the new year.

I woke up this morning with a sore throat, a runny nose and a nasty cough.  My four year old has been battling a cold since the week before Christmas, and I thought I might have missed it through a combination of sleep, zinc and good nutrition, but I learned the horrible truth this morning:  there is no escaping a virus that infects a child when that child insists on lounging all over you during the night.

I guess I’m in for a few nights of NyQuil.  A decidedly un-happy beginning to the new year for me.  

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