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Spring Illness

So, as I sat down at the Keg tonight for a steak dinner I realized that I felt a cold coming on. Over the course of the meal I got worse and worse to the point where I now can’t talk without pain and my glands are swollen.  My right sinus is completely plugged and it’s the worst when your nose is runny!  It got me thinking about the man cold.  Mainly because, as a girl, I get sick about once a month when my immune system is slightly compromised.  Every month, and I always forget why. Anyways, like I said, it got me thinking about the man cold.  Most of the guys I know get sick like once or twice a year at most and I wonder, why is it so damn painful when they are sick? And it’s true, urban dictionary confirmed it for me, so did YouTube.  Here’s the dill:

Man Cold: The name ‘man cold’ disguises the true terrible, debilitating disease that is the man cold. Nearly all men will die from man colds unless they are administered immediately with large amounts of mindless TV such as daytime TV, or childrens’ cartoons. It is essential that they not move from bed or a comfy sofa to allow for rehabilitation, and must have tissues and man cold medicine (such as chocolate biscuits, McDonalds, or a nice cup of tea) brought to them constantly by a nearby female. (ie. ‘Either i have meningitus, end stage brain cancer, or a man cold’).