Remember the "Man Cold" scene from the BBC3's "Man Stroke Woman"? Take a look.
I believe that the Man Cold scene from "Man Stroke Woman" is spot on. In fact, I've witnessed it, save for the ambulance driver showing up and giving him a little bell to ring for help (although if that were possible, I know a guy--or ten--who would totally call one in).
Healthy Living editor, Jessica Ashley, once wrote about how we moms should take better care of ourselves when we're sick. But we usually don't focus on ourselves, causing our health woes to drag on, because we're too busy taking care of our families, our pets, our jobs, and basically everything else in our lives. I wholeheartedly agree. Do you?
Moms, I think there are some lessons we can learn from the Man Cold. When we're sick, we should:
- Throw in the towel. I'm making a generalization here based on the men I know, but when they get sick, they fully throw in the towel, crawl in bed (or on the couch), curl up with a blankie and just