A Cold: Curse or Blessing?

Catching a cold is not something we look forward to when winter rolls around. In fact, if our family makes it to Spring without using a legion of tissues, enduring the vapor of Vicks, and the after-taste of menthol cough drops, we consider ourselves victorious. One winter, after we left the holidays  in the rearview mirror, sore throats, congestion, and body aches crept in, shattering our cold-free streak. I was so frustrated. How could I possibly accomplish all I need to do while fighting this nasty cold? Sickness was cramping my style.
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