Wednesday, March 21, 2007

what do YOU do when you're sick?

boyfriend and i were talking about this because he thinks it's insane that i "hibernate" when i'm sick.

when i don't feel good, i sleep. and we're talking, that if no one was around to wake me up or need anything from me, i would sleep for DAYS on end. i can't get enough sleep when i'm sick. it's the one thing my body craves, needs, wants. it's funny too because i could be sleeping for like 10 hours, but i still get pissy when someone wakes me up for something. i get all, "why don't you let me sleeeeeeeeeeep.. i'm siiiiiiiiiick."

boyfriend said that when he's sick, he can only sleep for like 2 hours max, and then he lounges around, watches tv, etc....

so i'm wondering if i'm the only freaky sleep person? what the heck do you do when you're sick?

13 comments:

Becky said...

i sleep. not for as long as you do but i do sleep alot more than usual! and i lay around and watch alot of tv and movies.

norcalgirl28 said...

Sleeeeeep! as you put it. God yes, I sleep. I think that is why I get sick because my body is so sleep deprived and all my amunites shut down and then my body shuts down and I hit a wall and crawl into bed and sleep....like the dead, let me tell you. A freight train could go through the bedroom and I wouldn't notice.

RWA said...

Hmmmm...I usually take up residence on the couch and alternate between flipping channels and napping.

Mieke said...

I sleep, too! It will usually be like all day long and then I will wake in the middle of the night feeling lousy and awake. I hate that.
Hope your feeling better!

SUEB0B said...

Sick is for sleeping. Your BF is a mutant.

Angelika said...

Sleep.

I have slept entire days away when I had a migraine.

Sleep is good for you! As long as you remember to hydrate yourself too.

Wake up long enough to drink some water, then go back to sleep, LOL.

Elizabeth said...

If I'm really sick, I can get in bed the second Chris gets home from work which is at 6:00, and not wake up again until morning. My husband is almost never sick, the last time he slept all day was when he had a severe ear infection and they gave him Vicodin.

Sarah's Mama said...

I want sleep like that when I'm not sick.

Stephanie A. said...

I used to sleep on a minimal basis, too, but Adam has taught me that if I start sleeping at the first sign of sickness I end up less sick and back to regular life more quickly. So yeah, now I hole up in bed to sleep it all away. It really does work.

alison said...

I'm with RWA. I park it on the couch and nap/watch TV. I have a hard time sleeping during the day, even if I'm sick, so TV it is!

radioactive girl said...

I used to be a sick sleeper too, but now that I have four kids, no one lets me. That doesn't mean I don't get cranky about them waking me up though!

Jeff a.k.a. TrojanGuy said...

Depends on what I'm sick with, but usually I lay around until I'm feeling semi-okay, then I play videogames or watch TV for a few hours. Then if I feel too sick to keep doing that, I sleep again. But unless it's something that's REALLY bad, I don't sleep a whole lot more than normal when I'm sick.

spidey said...

I lay around and watch tv. I don't sleep much more than usual
(except now that I am pregnant, I am sleeping a lot)!