Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Flu Gave Me Time to Think of Life

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Flu Gave Me Time to Think of Life

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FALLON

HUDSON

Columnist

fallon.hudson@dailymercury.com.au

WHEN you are under house arrest thanks to a mixture of flu symptoms and bodily infections, it makes a girl think.

Last week I was struck down by winter germs that finally won their battle over my body, which meant I was cooped up in my house for a week.

I hadn't been as sick since I was hit with the flu when I was in high school. Then I was trapped within the four walls of my tiny bedroom.

I'm not sure if it was the cocktail of antibiotics, pain killers and the Soothers for my throat or that my mind and body were hallucinating from the sickness Co but I had plenty of time to mull over everything in my life.

I was thinking about all the mistakes I had made in my life; what I had achieved, what lies ahead, how to make more of my finances, where I will travel to next and being more active in keeping healthy. …

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