It's officially Influenza A . . . and some other random viruses . . . that we've been sick with. It has been truly horrible, and I spent some time wishing badly that I could just check the whole family into the hospital for a few days . . . or at least hire a nurse like the ones from 100+ years ago that would come and take over care of the household.
All 14 of us were down at once.
I haven't totalled up the numbers, but I can tell you that we've gone through a lot of acetaminophen, ibuprofen, snot, vomit, fevers (up to 104.4!), mugs of herbal tea, sleepless nights, movies watched, and pounds lost.
Every single one of us has lost weight--a blessing to a few of us, a problem for most of us.
We're still convalescing, and I'm not sure we can handle starting school back up even next week.
We are, however, sitting around watching awesome documentaries on Netflix--at least 12 hours' worth this week.
Documentary school is cool.