This time of the year is when we’re the most susceptible to colds and an array of viruses. It’s almost impossible to avoid coming in contact with them during these months since there are over 200 viruses that cause the common cold. It could be a sneeze in the office or a tickle in your throat while waiting for the train; it’s never a good sign when those first symptoms of a cough, cold or flu hit. You can pretend you’re not sick and hope for the best, or take the first steps to feeling better.
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Drinking tea gives me a sense of comfort when I’m feeling under the weather. I love to snuggle under a soft, warm, and comfortable blanket with a good book or catch up with one of favorite TV shows on DVR or Netflix while I’m drinking my tea. There are a vast amount of different kinds of teas. Some of my favorite kind of teas are Earl Grey or sage tea since they provide comforting effects. I also love drinking turmeric or green tea – both are beneficial during the cold and flu season!
Sleep-deprived people produce fewer virus-fighting cells. That’s why it’s important for our bodies to get plenty of rest when we’re sick to avoid overworking an already weakened immune system. Getting plenty of rest is also a surefire way to help boost the body’s immune system!
Drinking water is probably the last thing on our minds when we’re sick, but it’s beneficial in many ways: in helps thin out secretions that are thickening in our airways, helps build white blood cells within the immune system, makes up losses of body water, prevents dehydration, and ensures that we get well more quickly. It’s dated advice that’s not senseless hooey, after all!
As the old adage implies, “Laughter is the best medicine.” There’s no better way to turn those sniffles into giggles than watching a funny movie or TV show! Some of my favorites are Housebound, Welcome to Me, Hoodwinked, Grace and Frankie, and Mean Girls.
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The only thing that comforts me when I am sick is my blankets. I love my fluffy blankies 🙂
When I’m sick, I like to curl up with my cozy blanket, jasmine tea with honey, and my lavender-scented pillow.
When I’m feeling sick I find that a day on the couch cuddled up under some blankets and cuddles from my dog help!
My husband taking care of me brings me comfort when I’m sick. He gets me medicine, tea, soft blankets, and my favorite shows to watch!
Chicken noodle soup brings me comfort when I am sick
When I am sick,I find comfort in homemade chicken noodle soup, a nice hot bath then laying on the couch watching tv
The only thing that comforts me when I am sick is drinking hot tea, watching movies, taking hot bath, and wearing pajamas. Of course, it also helps to take medicine.
When I’m sick I just want my bed with lots and lots of blankets
Chicken noodle soup and hot tea comfort me when I’m sick.
My bed, especially my pillow! I tend to feel a lot better if I am resting with those!
a warm bed is the only cure
When I am sick I like to bundle up on the couch and watch movies.
lots of rest, soup and tv shows
A cup of hot tea, my comfortable chair and a good book tend to help me feel better.
What brings me comfort is being wrapped in a warm blanket, drinking lots of fluids and getting rest.
The only thing I like to do when I am sick is sleep. I don’t get enough of it in my household! The things that bring me comfort are homemade chicken soup with noodles (which I love any day of the week!) and my very soft red blanket. I like kleenex that has lotion in it for my nose. I also like a humidifier for the bedroom.
Hot baths, home soup & binge watching tv…& basically everything listed for this prize.
A warm cozy bed. some hot tea and a book make me feel better when I’m not feeling well.
Hot soup and chamomile tea always bring me comfort when I am feeling under the weather.
What brings me comfort when I am sick is watching movies wrapped up in a blanket and taking Advil.
Hot tea with lemon and honey, a big thick blanket, hot chicken noodle soup, a soft bed and TV bring me comfort when I am sick.
When I get sick I love cup of tea with honey and soup for dinner.
Love to curl up in bed and sleep it off (it sounds like bliss except the sick part hehe )
Home made chicken soup always makes me feel better.
If I can find anything close to my mother’s chicken soup that always helps
Lots of sleep and hot showers help me when I’m sick.
Lot’s of sleep and attention brings me comfort when I’m sick
Staying in bed.
A cold washcloth helps when I have a bad headache.
Having a hot glass of honey lemon tea, lots of sleep, my favorite shows and music.
A nice movie and some home made chicken soup with a nice warm blanket makes me feel better when I am sick.
I usually get into cozy clothes, a hot shower, liquids, vitamins and some chicken noodle soup.
A warm bed, a soothing drink, and a cool gel pack for my head are the best remedy-along with a big box of Kleenex!
I have a “cold and flu” body wash that I use when I am sick. It becomes steamy in the shower and helps soothe my sinuses and my body aches.
My mom is always pretty good to me when I’m sick! And my cat comforts me 🙂
Rest, water, medicine, soup and lots of hugs make me feel better.
Warm apple cider, chicken broth, soft sheets, a fuzzy blanket and socks on my feet help to make me feel for comfortable when I am sick.
When I get sick, I stay home and go straight to bed. My hubby fixes me chicken soup.
The only thing I want to do when I am sick is rest!
Vitamins, soup, my neck warmer and the tv bring me comfort when I am sick.
When I’m sick, having hot soup and getting lots of sleep is comforting.
I love taking a hot bath and eating a hot bowl of chicken noddle soup.
The thing that really gives me comfort when I am sick is peace and quiet and lots of rest. I do use Robitussin from time to time when I am sick. Also, hot tea and soup can be soothing, as well.
When I’m feeling under the weather, cuddling a “tummy pillow” and sipping root beer usually makes me feel a little better. I know, in fact, that when I begin to crave a root beer, sickness is on the way.
What helps me is Vitamins, back rubs, hot chocolate, warm blankets, fluffy socks and movie marathons! Also the smell of Vicks also just makes me feel a little better, makes me think of my childhood!
I love getting into comfy Jammie’s and spending time resting. I also try to drink more liquids.
When I am sick I like lots of sleep. I also like to drink hot tea with honey.
Rest and a warm blanket as well as chicken soup bring me comfort.
A warm blanket and a good tv show brings me comfort when I’m sick.
I usually drink hot tea and watch old movies. Bettie Davis is a must.
I nice blanket & ginger ale. Ginger ale is the thing I always need since childhood
When I’m sick some good ole tomato soup and cuddling on the couch watching movies or taking a nap makes me feel better!
Warmth and sipping on coffee gives me a sense of comfort.
What brings me comfort and relief when I’m sick is knowing my husband is taking care of the kids while I’m as far away from them as I can be. Soup helps, too!
I like to stay in bed, watch movies, drink plenty of fluids, and eat soup when I am sick.
A nap makes me feel better!
Tea, and getting lots of rest brings my comfort when I am sick.
I love using Ricola and I have used Robitussin since I was 12. I also love sitting in my comfy clothes in bed and watch Netflix/sleep!
A box of Kleenex, a cup of tea & a comfy bed!
When I am sick, being left alone, blankets and soup bring comfort while I am recovering 🙂
I really like chicken soup- gotta be chicken soup- and lots of rest.
Well I have young children who depend on me and a husband who works lots of hours so that I can stay home with them so when I’m sick I don’t get much rest, I would say a nap brings me comfort because it’s a luxury even when I’m sick.
I like lots of peace and quiet, fluids, and nothing better than a hot bowl of chicken soup
A heated blanket and cold medicine bring me comfort.
Tea, soup, and sleep gives me comfort when I am sick.
What gives me comfort when I am sick is a bowl of chicken soup, hot tea with lemon and honey and a lot of sleep.
Lots of fluid and rest brings me comfort.