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Is this cold inevitable?

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Greenteandchives Sat 02-Jan-16 15:03:06

Off on holiday next week. My DH has a heavy cold. Is there anything at all I can do to avoid catching it? Trouble is I am so tired with him coughing and sniffing all night, I feel that it imight be inevitable. I really don't want to spend long awaited hols with a cold. Any advice gratefully received.

CurlyhairedAssassin Sun 03-Jan-16 16:07:44

Any sign of you getting it yet? I'm on day 4 of the Cold from hell and paranoid about anyone else getting it as it's so nasty. I've made sure my own personal hygiene has been perfect - not touching anything that someone else is going to use unless I've washed my hands first. Lots of hand washing through the day! Cleaning things with sanitiser if there is no option eg the tv remote. Mostly I've just been staying out of everyone's way.

CurlyhairedAssassin Sun 03-Jan-16 16:08:51

So what I meant was - apart from regular hand washing yourse you might way to check that your DH is being scrupulous too.

I haven't prepared any food for anyone either.

GladiatorsInSuits Sun 03-Jan-16 16:11:14

Curly - I've got it too. Last day of work was 18th, got it on the 19th and have had it ever since- back at work tomorrow! sad

Greentea no advice except stay away from me wink Have a great hoo!

GladiatorsInSuits Sun 03-Jan-16 16:11:33

*Holiday FFS!

Greenteandchives Sun 03-Jan-16 16:32:03

Curly and Gladiators, thanks for the responses. I am still okay but just know it is brewing up waiting to hit the day I go. hmm

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