Nap vs. Gym

A Sluggish Start

I rang in 2010 with dear friends and great food and wine (which is how all New Years Eves should be spent, in my opinion) in cozy condo in snow-covered Ludlow, VT.  I cross-country skied on New Years Day, working up a sweat and enjoying being outside on a gorgeous day.  But by the end of the evening, I wasn't feeling great, and woke up with a fever and a vicious sore throat, which is still lingering.  I spent the entire next day in my red flannel pj's, sleeping on and off, and watching the snow blow around outside.  This, of course, was not a bad way to spend a day, but I had planned on downhill skiing, so it wasn't quite the same.  I did get to have tomato soup and grilled cheese for lunch, though, which was a bonus. 

Having just been hit with a massive head cold right before Christmas, I have to admit that I'm slightly concerned about the heartiness of my immune system these days, so I plan to tone things down a bit this month in order to rebuild and strengthen it.  Any/all suggestions are welcome.

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