Upside: He can give me a rough timeline of how things will proceed.
Downside: I now feel bad for thinking it was all in his head.
Upside: We already have all the proper meds in the house!
Downside: No, we don't. I'm married to a medicine hog. He has eaten them all.
Upside: Because I was good to him, he will take this chance to return the favor and baby me.
Downside: My husband does not know how to make soup, and will try to heal me through the power of Paleo. All I want is Chicken and Stars and crackers.
Upside: Husband is racked with guilt over giving me a bug, so he will be hovering over me while I'm ill.
Downside: Husband is racked with guilt over giving me a bug, so he will be hovering over me while I'm ill.
Upside: I get to play this up for the length of time that my husband was sick.
Downside: I could be sick longer than he was, except that this never happens, because he is as stalward as a cotton ball in a hurricane. So this is 100% upside.
While looking for 'sick spouse' gifs, I found this lovely.
What the fuck, Internet?