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Resistance Is Futile: The Norovirus
Did you ever watch Star Trek with the Borg?   They, as a collective, would say, "Resistance Is Futile."  Meaning no matter how hard you tried, you would eventually become assimilated.  A week ago the Borg showed up at our home, in the form of the Norovirus, and …
Does Airborne Really Work? Let’s Find Out
The entire world around me is sick.  The crud is going around.  My co host sits 2 feet away from me sniffling and coughing and touching everything.  I AM IN HELL.  I can't get sick, I've got two 13 hour days ahead of me.  So I'm going to pop some airborne and …
Cold Vs Flu: How You Tell The Difference
Every flu season people get it wrong. Is it the cold, flu, or "stomach flu."  What's the difference, right?  If you're sick you're sick, but it's a good idea to know if you really have the flu, because the flu can be deadly.  Here's how you t…
Why Going To The Doctor Is A Last Resort For Me
This photo is a diagram representing the test that was performed on me.  This is why going to the doctor is my last resort. However, despite my best efforts, I could not make it to work every day while I was sick.  I had a cold that started around September 16th.  (It's my birthday cold, I get one e…
Kids And The Common Cold
It's a struggle when you have a sick kid.  The average child who attends daycare gets an upper respiratory infection (cold or flu) 6-8 times per year.  Sometimes they can get the stomach bug 2-3 times per year.  And here's the kicker,  you can't give them over the …