Before The Bean and I go to bed every night, we like to watch video’s on YouTube. I recently started watching Corrine vs. Pin because 1. She is awesome and 2. There are some amazing things she attempts from Pinterest that she will let us know are either hit’s or misses.
Corrine though is married to Rob (a.k.a. Threadbanger) who although entertaining is not to bright.
He is the one The Bean loves to watch though because (and I quote) “I love seeing him hurt himself“. Last night we watched Rob attempt some “at home remedies” for when you are feeling sick.
First he went to his local medical provider who informed him he had “The Crud” and sent him home with no direction on how to feel better and no medicine. This prompted Rob to look online for ideas on how to kick his bug to the curb.
- Antique cough medicine recipe for a toddler/child that included booze.
- Something called “Fire Cider” which is loaded with apple cider vinegar, jalapenos, and a few other choice ingredients.
- Onions in his socks and ears as he slept.
Neither one of these things helped and I couldn’t help but shake my head.
Rob asked in his video (no clue how long ago this was posted by the way) for other methods that help to get you better when you are down with a cold or flu. Essentially this post is directed at Rob, but can be applied to anyone and these are things I do for myself and my girls when we are feeling like death warmed over.
- Orange Juice for days! Up your Vitamin C intake as much as possible and no Sunny Delight does NOT count. Think Tropicana, Odwalla C Monster/Orange Juice.
- Vicks Vapor Rub on your feet. I have no clue why this works, but it does. You take a nice warm bath and once dried off apply the menthol gel to your feet and put socks on. It helps you breathe easier and sleep and the effects will last.
- Chicken Noodle Soup. From scratch is best, but in a pinch the Campbells soup that’s NOT condensed does the trick. It’s a well known fact that Chicken Noodle Soup is Grandma’s Penicillin.
The best thing about these methods is that you can use them while traveling as well!