08 March, 2012

Confinement

It was a vicious attack, I didn't see it coming. A violent stomach bug crept up on me Tuesday afternoon; leaving a path of devastation, and a wrung-out me, in its wake. According the the CDC, assuming this is Norovirus, I'm contagious for at least three days following the attack. I spent yesterday disinfecting every hard surface in the house with a solution of bleach and water, anything I may have touched. As far as soft goods are concerned all sheets, blankets, towels and quilts were washed in boiling water and dried on high heat. Despite all of my best efforts Mr. Goodneedle came down with it during the night.  I'm strong enough today to take care of him. But, for the meantime, our house is under quarantine.

Stay healthy, y'all...
Life is Good!

22 comments:

Nancy, Near Philadelphia said...

Oh, NOOOOO!

StitchinByTheLake said...

I've had that before and pretty much thought I was going to die! It's awful and I'm so sorry it's hit you both. Take some time to recover because it leaves you weak. blessings, marlene

Nane said...

So sorry. Let me know if you need anything. I can leave groceries on the porch, ring the bell and RUN. I feel blessed to ony be getting over a cold.

Nane said...

So sorry. Let me know if you need anything. I can leave groceries on the porch, ring the bell and RUN. I feel blessed to ony be getting over a cold.

MJMR said...

Get well and rest.

Teresa in Music City said...

Sending lots of hugs & get well wishes your way!!!

Ann Marie @ 16 Muddy Feet said...

I heard there is something going around, a lot of people down here in Florida have it too!

Ancestor Collector said...

Oh, dear....you poor pair!! That bug is making the rounds all over the country! Time to hunker down, shut out the world, and rest. A (long distance!) hug!!

Janet O. said...

No fun! Sorry about your plight. Wish I was near enough to be of help, but I can keep you in my prayers.

LizA. said...

So sorry--the Bearded One has had a mild case of it too.....I guess I'm probably next......hope you guys are all on the road to recovery.

Marilyn said...

Hope that it leaves as soon as it arrived.
Take care and hope that both of you are on the mend
soon.

*karendianne. said...

Oh friend, I'm sorry to hear this. Bummers.

Karen Newman Fridy said...

Oh goodness! So sorry :(

Paula TheQuilter said...

I had a similar bug recently so I can totally commiserate. Take care.

Patrica said...

SOOOO sorry. This came my way on the last day of quilt retreat and took out all my friends by the end of the following week. Horrible! A retreat to remember - the year of the plague we are calling it! Horrible

Edith said...

OOHHH! Get better quick! Hope Hannes doesn't get sick too.

Salem Stitcher said...

I heard you all were in an awful state. Rest up and get well!

Tanya said...

Oh dear. I wish I could help out. Take care of yourselves. Lots of rest...

AnnieO said...

No, no, norovirus, shoo! I try never to say the words "stomach flu" for fear of calling the virus to me. Hope you all recover quickly from this unpleasantness--and that no one else in the family gets it.

Karen said...

So sorry you've been hit by the virus! Keeping you and hubby in my thoughts and prayers. Get well soon!

Karen

JCnNC said...

This is definitely hitting a lot of my friends - DWH and I are currently entertaining the bronchitis and head cold portions of feeling bad for two weeks now. Certainly hope you feel better soon. Judy C

Linnie Quilts said...

That is a vicious bug going around and striking people randomly. It's awful ... just when you're feeling better you can relapse so be careful!