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Being prepared has finally paid off in some form. I was so tired of running to the store to pick up something for one of the kids (or me or Rick) when we got sick. Tired of having excess Gatorade (or whatever) remaining around after the sickness left.
So I got smart. I found something that would work (and not go bad or be wasted) when we need a quick electrolyte pick-up from being dehydrated and sick. Individual packets that can go with us anywhere, or just be stored in your pantry for when they are needed. I grabbed a great tasting watermelon Propel, which the kids would consider a HUGE treat.
And - it worked wonderfully well. I did not have to haul myself out of bed at 1:30ish in the morning and be a
grumpy loving wife. I only had to walk to the pantry and pull out a packet to hand to my hubby when he was ready for something.
Not that I don't love my husband or children. Not that I wouldn't drive to Walmart for them in the middle of the night.
But it's so nice NOT to have to do that.