It’s a good thing we got right on top of hurricane preparedness. We haven’t had a hurricane or even a tropical storm, but we’ve had a little setback. I had the flu for almost a week, right before our trip off island! I thought I would rest it out for a day or two, but it just went on and on! After the fever was gone, I had a mild stomach flu. After that cleared up I had a deep cough for days!
I considered this a setback to not only cleaning our house and preparing for our trip, but to my life challenge. I was not pleased! I lost strength! I was feeling very weak. In the midst of getting our decks cleared and hurricane shutters closed before our trip my husband was laid low with the same bug.
The weather didn’t helped. It was stormy and grey. We had rain for the entire weekend. To look outside one would expect it to be cold. It’s never cold here. It was marginally cooler than usual, but it was still gloomy, windy, wet and grey. However, I felt cold. A fever does that. I should have gone outside! It was much warmer than it looked.
The weather has improved immensely since we went away. We arrived home to sunshine and heat, with a gentle breeze. I’m feeling much better, and strong again. I lost 2 more pounds. I’ve unpacked, cleaned all our clothes and helped clean off the deck. Everything seems clean and fresh. We even managed to restock our fridge today.
My husband is still not 100% healthy, but now that we’re back home I know he’ll improve quickly. The sunshine will kill any lingering viruses and the humidity will help that dry cough. It’s always good to be home and healthy!