PA, Char, Dani, Pete, & Kitty - thanks so much for your comforting posts! I feel a little better just reading them!
PA- the bad thing about being sick at school, is that I don't dare bend over the toliets to vomit, as they aren't the cleanest things in the world. Plus, I don't think I could make it to the bathroom in time. It's halfway down the hall, and when it's coming, it's really coming, so I've been using my garbage can instead. Pretty gross. I know where that thing is going when this is all over!
Char - Your plan sounds fantastic! I'm all in!
Dani - I think the worse thing about feeling sick to your stomach is that it is hard to find something that helps relieve that feeling. I'll try to remember cola syrup for the future. I almost always feel mildly nauseous because of my pain, but this is horrible. I just turning my head just about does me in. I actually felt this way one night last week (all I could do was lie still on my back, or I'd feel really sick), but nothing ever came out of it. I really wish I had some chamomille tea right now! Unfortunately I left it at home! I actually meant to bring it back to school this week, but I forgot, as I was in a really bad mood when I left yesterday, as it was teeming rain & I was afraid to drive the 1 1/2 hrs back here, as you couldn't see 10 feet in front of you, not to mention all my vision difficulties. Fortunately I had 2 cans of Ginger Ale here. I had one already & am saving the other for tonight. I wish I could just run over to CVS, but I don't think I could make the 15 min drive.
Pete - I sure hope it's one of those 24 hr things as well. I think it probably is, because I feel a little better than this morning. I haven't thrown up in a couple hours now & was actually able to keep some crackers down, although I shouldn't say anything yet, because I can almost feel it coming back... I'm sorry to hear that you had to suffer through this as well. It certainly isn't any fun. The one good thing though, is that I have actually managed to sleep for a couple hours on & off today! I desperately need the sleep. I just wish it wasn't under these circumstances.
Kitty - You poor thing! I can't imagine going through this thing AND having to worry about the kids! Nausea is the absolute worst (in my own opinion) ! I hope you feel better & are able to get some rest! Could you send the kids off to a friend or family member's house tomorrow if you are still feeling lousy, so that you could get some rest?
Thanks again everyone! Big hugs to you all!