A brilliant post on The Flu by one of my favorite bloggers.
On Tuesday morning, I started to think that I might be coming down with something. By 2:30pm, I had to leave work because it felt like every bone in my body was made out of those weird Twizzlers with the gooey insides.
I couldn’t figure out what was wrong with me. I ruled out Ebola (because I haven’t been to West Africa recently, nor cared for anyone who has it) and the common cold (because colds don’t make you feel like a semi-truck drove into your fourth-floor office, ran you over, backed up, and ran you over again), and that pretty much left me with seasonal flu.
Some Misconceptions I Had About the Flu, Cleared Up
- But wait, I thought. It can’t be the flu, because I had the flu shot back in the fall! “Ha ha ha,” said the CDC…
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