How to Not Get the Flu
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How to Not Get the Flu

Trust me, you don't want it.

How to Not Get the Flu

With my fingers crossed and my hands clasped in prayer, I have yet to receive the flu so far this year!

At least five friends of mine have caught the flu. Half of the cast of a show that I am in have the flu. A quarter of the congregation in my church has the flu as well. WHAT IS GOING ON?

And I refuse. As a junior in college, I am barely surviving already. Is it not ENOUGH that we struggle mind, body, and soul ALREADY? Factoring the flu into the mix literally puts a giant sniveling soggy pause button on the barreling steam train of my college education.

I mean back in the day, an outbreak of the Influenze could wipe out an entire town. And to some degree, it continues to today. HOWEVER, through constant reapplication of essential oils, sucking on any and every cough drop, and DRINKING ALL OF THE WATER IN THE WORLD UNTIL YOU ALMOST WANT TO VOMIT BECAUSE YOU ARE SO HYDRATED, the flu has thus far been tactfully avoided in my body.

I have come into contact with the flu, and yet, still haven't gotten it? Praise Jesus. I fill my body with joy until it literally can not hold ANYTHING else, not even a flu-bug. Sound like mumbo-jumbo? I don't have the doctor's note to prove it so....

Maybe I just am immune right? FALSE. In high school, I would catch it every year like clockwork, and once after receiving a flu shot, concocted strep and a mild flu strain AT THE SAME TIME.

Stay smart people. Don't hold hands with EVERYONE. But don't live in fear. Pray for the sick. Eat tons of vitamins. Gargle salt water. This is for you smart Allec college kids...ACTUALLY STAY IN FOR AN EVENING or...TWO??! Go to the doctor if you want?

These are some things I've done. These are things you should do. Don't let some hum-bug bug get you down. I'll be praying for you.

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