Conversation About Getting Sick

source: To Fluency    2017年2月24日
In our latest conversation, we talk about getting sick and ways to avoid getting sick.
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You’re so much shorter than I am
we have a three year old (son)
we are just getting sick constantly
you brought the germs home
I’ve just been getting sick a lot over the past 2 or 3 years
I’m fighting something off at the moment
you feel really worn down
your immune system keeps you from getting sick
you might wake up with a sore throat or a stuffy nose
we just want to lie down and get away from everything
you want your mom to come with a cup of tea and some chicken soup
what kind of symptoms do you have when you’re fighting something off?
for me, that’s probably the biggest one
Sometimes, I find it hard to get to sleep
they’ve been hurting this week
sometimes, my hands break out too
you don’t have any motivation, do you?
it seems totally overwhelming
I think that you probably have to fill in the blanks
we met while I was traveling
I got typhoid just after you went back to America
it was a terrible thing to get
it meant that it kept our relationship going
you’d gotten the vaccine for this
it’s just not a hundred percent effective
I was just shocked
I didn’t think it was a common disease anymore
you didn’t recognize me because I had lost so much weight
you lost about 50 pounds
what’s that in kilograms?
it took me a long time to recover from that
as we get older, it takes us longer to get over these colds
who knows if it would’ve lasted if you hadn’t been stuck in Ecuador
that does not have the same ring to it
it just doesn’t roll off the tongue
I wasn’t too concerned about added sugar
they have terrible hygiene
they wipe their nose with their hand
you have to remind them to wash their hands
I’m onboard
We haven't been eating as many vegetables as we usually do.
we don’t feel like eating salads in winter
mushrooms are great immune boosters
how many hours of sleep do you get on average?
I probably get about 5 hours of sleep a night
we used to get a lot of sleep
we have new phones which is really exciting
we’ve put it on a mode so that it automatically goes to a warmer temperature
I was a little bit skeptical at first
I think it’s working too
Do you know what’s in it?
we’re so focused on staying healthy
wash your hands as soon as you come in
it’s very difficult to avoid at that age
he found it disgusting
the conversation cut off