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Do Tell: What Makes you Feel Better?

When I am sick, all I want is the comfort of my own bed and some homemade chicken soup. While I like to commiserate in my lonesome, for some reason it's your creature comforts that make you feel taken care of and nourished even if you're all by yourself. So do tell, what's the formula that makes you feel better when you are under the weather?


kriiss kriiss 8 years
i prefer someone to be there,it makes me feel cared. i dont know how to explane it. i stil like it wen my mum is there! hahahha but my boyfriend is the person i most like wen im ill.
flowidme flowidme 10 years
meds, some TLC from my boyfriend, some soup, and a nice comfortable bed to sleep on
elizabethsosewn elizabethsosewn 10 years
Tylenol, hot soup in a glass so I can sip at it, a big comfy bed, and my cat Bert. Every time i get sick, Bert sleeps on my bed with me alll dayyyy.
sweetheart_450 sweetheart_450 10 years
Sleep, drinking lots of water, medication, and ice cream. I don't know why, but ice cream always makes me feel better when I'm sick.
demeter demeter 10 years
Lots of sleep! Lots of comfort food! A good magazine, my cat, and a good movie.
c0rkie c0rkie 10 years
staying in actually makes me feel worse. though i love staying in. best is to get fresh air :)
arrhythmia arrhythmia 10 years
bundled up with a bunch of soft blankets with all my food within my hand's grasp and an entire season of a great show playing on my tv! :)
valepere valepere 10 years
Lots and lots of bed rest, with the tv on, and my guy by my side... that does the trick! :)
fab4 fab4 10 years
Chicken broth and jello and my boyfriend calling or stopping by to check on me.
summer-roberts summer-roberts 10 years
Snuggling on the couch wrapped in a blanket and watching tv between naps. I wish I was there right now as a matter of fact. I woke up with a cold and feel like crap. But here I am at work answering phones and trying not to spread my germs. I should put a sign on my door saying wash you hands after doing business in here, but I don't want anyone to think my office is the ladies room, lol.
ClassicsDiva ClassicsDiva 10 years
I stay in bed with my teddy bear, read old British authors like Dickens and Austen, and make my fiance peel me oranges so that they have none of that stringy white stuff on them. I hate stringy white stuff, and I hate peeling it off, and when I'm sick is the only time when I can guilt trip him into dealing with it for me.
smp7328 smp7328 10 years
I lay on the couch with my big blue comforter from college and have my day- and ny-quils at the ready along with my fave movies and I just try to rest. I don't tend to eat a lot when I am sick, so no soup or crackers for me.
facin8me facin8me 10 years
I lay on the couch, eat toast with applesauce, and drink tea. When I was younger, I would play Scrabble with my mom when I was sick. That always made me feel better.
ChelseaGirl ChelseaGirl 10 years
Dragging my pillow and comforter out to my couch and watching animated movies. I think its because when I was sick as a kid I always wanted to watch movies while I was home from school!
Masqueraded_Angel Masqueraded_Angel 10 years
Being left alone, like others. My little boy always tries to help me feel better when I'm sick by cuddling with me, but most of the time I like to just lay in bed and take little naps, eat saltine crackers and read magazines.
Marci Marci 10 years
I like to be on the couch, drink tea, read junk magazines and watch favorite movies like 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'. My fiance makes me anything I want to eat, but usually I want chicken broth with egg whites cooked in it.
xo_verity xo_verity 10 years
I like to be on my own and lay on the couch with a blanket and watch a movie!
Amanda-La Amanda-La 10 years
I make myself some chicken soup and my hubby makes a bed for me on the couch and puts on movies for me. I like to sleep while I'm watching the movies (cold medicine sleep is the best sleep) and just stay comfy. mmmm now I want to be sick. lol
Hootie Hootie 10 years
When I'm sick my little boy rubs my hair!! It makes everything all better!
popgoestheworld popgoestheworld 10 years
Tea, bed, and meds that make me drowsy.
amanda02215 amanda02215 10 years
a huuuuge bowl of pastina with lots of butter, bad daytime TV, and a comfy blanket!
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 10 years
I love to lay on my sofa with my pillow, watch tv, drink gatoraid "Ice" and eat saltine crackers.
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 10 years
Yep, theraflu is also my go to medicine everytime. And pho, which is sort of the Vietnamese equivalent of chicken soup. Plus lots of juice with 120% vitamin C. Then sleep, sleep, sleep.
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Theraflu, being cozy on the couch with blankets watching junk tv or favorite movies.
dior_show dior_show 10 years
Sex & the City and Mrs. Grass's Chicken Noodle Soup with extra noodles and Glacier Freeze Gatorade on my couch at home, not at school. Works every time... Oh yeah, and whatever motrin product is needed (allergy, ibprofin, etc....)
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