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9/26/12

anatomy of a sick day





things have been pretty puny around here the past few days...mama is sick as a dog.
(which always seems to creep up on me with the changing weather)
although, i can't remember the last time i was this down and out.

the job of being a mom surely doesn't stop when you're sick, but i've been getting lots of help from my matt and our mamas...finding pockets of rest here and there...and enjoying the novelty of bed head hair so tangled that it seems to stay in a ponytail even when i take the rubber band out.

so this is what my week looks like...terrible tasting herbs and lots of warm drinks and itching and itching to feel better so i can get my face close to my two little ones and smooch them silly.


54 comments:

  1. please get better soon ! :) love the pic of the bee with papa!

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  2. I hope you feel better soon,Miss Katie!

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  3. Only you can make a sick day look so so glamorous.

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  4. I hope you feel better! I have to agree with sundaymorningsugar.com, your sick day look so good!

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  5. oh my goodness, such a bummer to be sick when it's so cozy out and the perfect season for walks. but your sick day is really pretty and I hope you feel better soon :)

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  6. Hope you feel better! I love this post-very very pretty! :-)

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  7. I hope you feel better soon! I love the flowers in the oatmeal canister and Matt and Phoebe look so sweet together.

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  8. Pretty impressed that you had the energy or motivation to even post this when feeling lousy. Hope you feel better soon.

    (I absolutely love this collection of "sick day" vignettes.)

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  9. Only you could make a sick day look that pretty. Get well soon.

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  10. I'm sorry you're sick, but this is BEAUTIFUL! :) I have to repeat what other have said above...only you could make a sick day so pretty ... inviting even! :)

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  11. Sorry to hear you're not feeling too well. Though you still manage to take beautiful photos. Wonder, does talent transcend sickness? :)

    x Elena @ Randomly Happy

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  12. seems like you have some good remedies happening! feel better!

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  13. Such a pretty post for someone who is feeling so stinky!

    I totally feel your pain. I recently had bronchitis (after my girls had pneumonia back to back). I was laid out for almost a week. It was exhausting. Hang in there!

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  14. i've been sick a couple of times since margo arrived... and it is the WORST! i'm so sorry, girl. feel better soon.

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  15. Mommy being down and out is always the worst kind of sick. No SMOOCHES?!? I hope you are on the mend and can give those babies kisses soon.

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  16. Aww, even when you're sick you're able to pull together a gorgeous post. Here's wishing you're all better soon.

    Loulou

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  17. that picture of matt and phoebe sue...good gracious. also, would be curious to hear more about the herbs you take and why? it is something i have been thinking about more and more recently and i would love to hear your reasons/experience, etc..

    feel better, xo.

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  18. It looks like you have a plan of attack to beat back illness. The picture of Matt and Phoebe is the best.

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  19. I am so impressed: you seem to be able to make even sick days look beautiful. Meanwhile... I hope you feel better soon!

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  20. in love with this post, being sick is the worst feeling. Echinacea always helps my colds, and green goddess smoothies from bolthouse : ) I hope that helps!

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  21. It's wonderful that you're surrounded by supportive people to help you with your kids. Hope you feel better soon!

    Marissa / treetopnest.blogspot.com

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  22. Looks like we're in the same boat this week. Perhaps you caught the same plague I did? Hope you're on an upswing tomorrow and that I join you there. :)

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    1. the ponytail bit made me giggle--- i'm the worst friend! i've been sick too! fingers crossed you're up and at 'em soon!!!

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  24. i just had a sick day today also! these pictures are so lovely and perfectly showing your day!

    lindsey louise

    hellomrrabbit.blogspot.com

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  25. Aw it's totally going around. My house is sick too. Everyone except my new little bundle. Funny enough my doctor said as long as I'm nursing, chances of my infant getting sick are pretty slim since he's getting my antibodies agains the bug I have. Amazing how the body works. So you can probably smooch your B without worrying too much if you are nursing =)

    - Sarah
    agirlintransit.blogspot.com

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  26. Hope you are feeling all better very soon Katie!

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  27. Some how you just make it look so beautiful and romantic! I LOVE your pictures!! It is a real delight to stop in here.

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  28. Simply marvelous!! loved your blog.

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  29. Lovely photos as usual! I might just have to go out and buy some steel cut oats now...not for the oats but for the can!!

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  30. you some how managed to make a sick day look beautiful :)

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  31. feel better soon! these pictures are gorgeous regardless. if that's echinacea, it will certainly do the trick :)

    xo,
    kristyn

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  32. you make being sick look beautiful. nonetheless, get well soon.

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  33. you make being sick look beautiful. nonetheless, get well soon.

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  34. you make being sick look beautiful. nonetheless, get well soon.

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  35. definitely your newest follower! i've flipped through so many pages on your blog and i have to say that i love it! i wish we cold be bff's! i hope you feel better!

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  36. i am so sorry you're so sick!
    but your photos are as gorgeous as ever. that one of Matt and Phoebe?!?! i die!!
    xo,
    andrea

    p.s. get better sooooon!

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  37. This is a pretty sick day post! You amaze me. I hope you're feeling better for the weekend.

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  38. How is it you can make even a sick day look graceful? Feel better!

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  39. Hope you're feeling better! I wanted to ask you what herbs you have there and are the liquids a tincture you made yourself? I remember once before when you were sick mentioning herbs and you've got me interested in your methods.

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  40. Wow! What a beautiful sick day! I didn't even know that was possible! Not may people can make sick look good! Hope you feel better soon!

    Theresa
    http://bomamma.blogspot.com

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  41. Oh Katie, I'm sick too.. can't stop going for naps! Trying to fight it with ginger & garlic but I'm not winning! What are you using? Hope you feel better soon.

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  42. katie! you even make a sick day beautiful... hope you are feeling better.

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  43. we have had two colds in three weeks! but they have been short and decidedly better than the colds that go on and on for three weeks. it always happens to me as well with the change of the seasons. feel better!

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  44. This is the sweetest sick post I've ever seen. Hope you are feeling much better now!

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