Stuff Fashionistas Like Thursday |Not Being Sick

My lovelies, I am gravely ill. I am can only surmise that I either have a cold, the flu, or SARS.

Although I may appear upbeat and happy as I gaily go to work and walk the streets of NYC. Inside, pathogens are slowly shutting down my upper respiratory system and all I really want to do is lie in bed and mentally draft my last will and testament.

However, my fashionable brethren, my frail condition will not stop me from wallowing in self pity on the blogosphere. Since fashion never dies, I would  like to illustrate my sickness with a fashion editorial.

Around Monday I began feeling “off” if you will. So I naturally turned to tea and honey. Tea and honey is the fixer of all ailments from bodily sickness to just plain having a bad day. However, you will see later that tea and honey tragically failed me in my hour of need.

Next, I started sneezing… a lot. Then my nose started running and I started feeling cold all over. The smoke in the photo above is a metaphorical analogy illustrating my very life being sucked out of my body with each violent sneeze.

Then last night everything just got real bad. I started getting horrible aches and pains and my nose got really snotty and gross. Even my eyelashes hurt when I blinked! I took some Advil Severe Cold and Flu but I might as well have eaten two Smarties as the medication did absolutely nothing. I had to return to my old friend tea and honey. Tea and honey redeemed itself slightly by soothing me.

So that is basically what is going on with me today. What is going on with you, lovelies?

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  • Reply Molly Buckley May 27, 2010 at 1:50 pm

    Ahhh! I’m sorry you’re having one of them days…. BUT I did not know you live in NYC. Do you love it? I’m gonna be there this weekend… Where do you work?

  • Reply Stephanie May 27, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    I’m sorry to hear that your sick, hopefully you’ll feel better soon!

    Kisses,
    Stephanie

  • Reply MaunderingMe May 27, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    you are too funny! but i’m sorry you’re sick! zero.fun. xo

  • Reply Kristin May 27, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    Ugh. I’m so sorry lady. I hope you’re on the mend ASAP!

  • Reply Leia May 27, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    Oh dear! Feel better Clare! 🙁

  • Reply Sabine May 27, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    This is the most fashionable cold I’ve ever seen!
    But seriously, I feel for you. I think this nasty bug has been going around here, too, and it took me quite a while to recover from it. But then again, you are younger, prettier and stronger – so I hope in no time you’ll be back to your usual spirits! Get better soon, Clare! xxx

  • Reply Holly J May 27, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    You poor thing!!1 Feel better. I take herbal supplements when I’m sick and like you, tea. Love the photos by the way:)

  • Reply adelejoanna May 27, 2010 at 7:12 pm

    Hope your feelings better!
    Tea and honey <3
    – Adele
    MOLTOCURIOSA.COM ♥

  • Reply Jaime @ La vie...J'aime May 27, 2010 at 7:52 pm

    Feel better! I’ve been sick like 10x since January…it is just the pits!!

  • Reply Rick May 27, 2010 at 8:26 pm

    oh no, Clare. so sorry you aren’t feeling well. I just came for a quick peek as I have to pack and am learning you are (stylishly) sick.
    Get well!!

  • Reply Emily May 27, 2010 at 9:10 pm

    feel better! being sick is no fun :/

    xoxo

  • Reply Nubiasnonsense May 27, 2010 at 10:16 pm

    Awww feel better Clare! that was a pretty intense description of how your feeling ..yikes

    Nice editorial.. the second pic is my fav

  • Reply Emma Wallace May 28, 2010 at 12:29 am

    Aww, you poor thing! Take extra Vitamin C and gargle with salt water!

    And thank you for still putting up a fabulous editorial, despite your weakened condition!

  • Reply jasna May 28, 2010 at 2:25 am

    Hope u feel better soon hun! xx

  • Reply B* a la Moda May 28, 2010 at 3:43 am

    I am sorry that you are feeling that bad. I have been sick this week also.

    xoxo
    B* a la Moda

  • Reply Shin May 28, 2010 at 4:49 am

    I was feeling exactly that way two days ago and I just slept, slept and slept all day! I hope you’ll feel better soon Clare! Drink lots of water and make sure you’re very warm and you will sweat out the nasty cold! Take care! Lots of hugs! xoxoxoxoxoo

  • Reply Sherin May 28, 2010 at 7:48 am

    Hope you feel better soon! It was a great idea to show us how you feel with pictures.

  • Reply Mavi Malone May 28, 2010 at 12:49 pm

    Hope you feel better soon…love your blog banner!

  • Reply Cafe Fashionista May 28, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    Awww…I’m so sorry to hear that you’re sick, Clare! Get well soon, my love!

    Happy, Happy Memorial Weekend!! 🙂

  • Reply PreppyPrincess.com May 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm

    Oh, this is no fun for you! Hot tea with honey, and a snoozeathon for you!
    tp

  • Reply S.Elisabeth May 28, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    Hmm ya know if you’re looking like that if you’re sick, can’t be too bad… haha
    I hope you feel better! I have bronchitis, so I can feel your pain! (though I’m at the end of it) These past weeks I’ve been having this awful cough and this total lack of energy and not until now did I finally go to the doctors.
    And definitely tea is the ultimate panacea!

  • Reply Shiri May 31, 2010 at 5:59 am

    Get well soon <3!

  • Reply HauteWorld May 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Awww, so sorry you’re feeling ill! Definitely know that feeling. I generally go for honey and lemon which helps soothe my throat, but it doesn’t really help with congestion. I do appreciate your fashion approach with illustrating your condition via the editorials though!

  • Reply Sierra June 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    Hope you are feeling better, it’s no fun feeling ill! Hope that illness goes away soon and that tea and honey make you feel better!

  • Reply Krissy ♥ June 3, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    Aww, I’m sorry to hear you are (were?) sick! I 100% feel your pain as I’m neck deep in snotty tissues right now. (Overshare!) I hope your flu bug has passed!

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