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Terrible Cold

June 24th, 2013 at 01:41 pm

Oh boy, am I sick. I felt a cold coming on on Friday, but met my commitments on the weekend, which included having the grandsons overnight on Saturday and making a Mexican birthday meal for my DIL on Sunday. Last night I thought I was feeling pretty good.

My mistake. I was only coming down with the real thing. Today I have a raging headache, a stuffy, runny nose, a deep, hacking cough and I'm dizzy as all get out. I called in sick and told them I would probably be in tomorrow. Now that it's 3:30 I wonder, because I am no better. If I am in the same shape tomorrow I guess I will drag myself to the doctor to make sure it is not an infection.

I did two loads of laundry on the weekend for a total of $3.00. I also went grocery shopping. Despite using my $20 coupon, and $4.25 in other coupons, I spent $36.54. I had not intended to go much above $20, but I had that dinner to make, and other things to stock up on, like kitty litter and pantiliners. Anyway, the receipt says my total savings was $40.34, which counts the coupons and store savings. Or 54%.

Here is what I got for $37:

Jiffy corn bread mix
90 oz. Tortilla chips
2 L Ginger ale
Can of corn
3 packets taco seasoning
2 8 oz. packages of Teddy Grahams
30 lbs. kitty litter
16 oz. yogurt
40 count Kotex pads
2 packs Scotch Brite pads
1 bottle wine
2 1/2 lbs. ground beef
2 plum tomatoes
1 head lettuce
6 oz. raspberries
1 avocado
1 lb. baby carrots
l lb. load sourdough bread

I had to go back to get another can of corn and a half gallon of almond milk, but I don't have that receipt to hand right now. I'll find it when my head clears!

4 Responses to “Terrible Cold”

  1. Petunia 100 Says:

    Oh no! Hope you feel better, CB.

  2. Shiela Says:

    Hope you feel better soon. I have been struggling with a cold in the last two weeks, it is finally going away.

  3. snafu Says:

    Sorry you're coping with a summer cold.




    Sorry you're coping with a summer cold. Do you do the treat every symptom and try to feel better mode? Lots of herbal tea, hot soup, Tylenol, FX Cold, Soup, inhaler or nasal spray, oranges and sleep. Hope you feel better tomorrow








  4. North Texas Mommy Says:

    Aw poor dear! Hope you feel better!

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