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AIBU - Miracle recovery

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Quizzer Thu 15-Aug-19 09:58:20

Up to last DH has been suffering with a tummy bug for 3 days. He has lain on the settee moaning between trips to the loo. Suddenly, this morning, he has made a miraculous recovery and declared himself fit to go sailing (no loo on the boat!). I have IBS and never get sympathy from him. Talk about man flu - this is a new one.

Quizzer Thu 15-Aug-19 09:59:07

*Up to last night DH....

lovebeigecardigans1955 Thu 15-Aug-19 10:04:45

Mmm, well, his sailing is obviously important enough to him to suddenly feel better and make the effort. Is it a coincidence that it was a three day bug? Timing wise, that is?

Septimia Thu 15-Aug-19 10:06:56

I was wondering that.

I hope he feels OK on the boat....

Persistentdonor Thu 15-Aug-19 10:13:20

I have had that bug.... it really wiped me out for a few days and I couldn't eat, everything tasted disgusting.
Toilet situation was totally dire!! blush

I do feel a lot better today and have eaten all my porridge. However I would not risk sailing today myself!

Only you know if your DH is likely to have been malingering, though I can empathise with you that he never shows concern for your IBS problems. flowers

Luckygirl Thu 15-Aug-19 10:31:14

He can dangle his bum over the side of the boat.

Pantglas1 Thu 15-Aug-19 10:41:33

Now there’s a picture in my head Luckygirl.....tee hee!

RosieLeah Thu 15-Aug-19 10:58:44

When men live alone, do they suffer as much when ill as when they have a woman to fuss over them?

grumppa Thu 15-Aug-19 11:13:35

Not over the side of the boat, over the bows ("the heads"). The on-rushing water washes the hull clean most efficiently there.