What to wear when you’re not feeling good.

This week I had the worst sinus infection of my life!  My head ached all over.  I was beyond congested.  And I was just exhausted.  I rarely get sick like this, so it hit me… and hit me good.  It didn’t help that I had a lot of work to get through this week and the biggest deal of all, William’s 6th birthday!

This was the first time in a long time I didn’t do videos for my blog this week because my head was so jammed up, I couldn’t even pretend to think people would understand me.  Needless to say, I still had commitments to tend to and a birthday party weekend to run.  I couldn’t let anyone down (as all moms know, nothing stops because we’re feeling sick).

So the question remained – What to wear when you’re not feeling good?

The last thing you want to think about when you’re sick is what you look like.  Truly, you just want to crawl into bed with sweats on and wrap yourself in a blanket and watch Lifetime (or maybe that’s just me).  But in reality, I needed to keep going.  There are definitely some staples that you can wear when you’re feeling under-the-weather that still give the illusion that you’re feeling fabulous!

Outfit #1:  Relaxed Look – Dark Denim, Sweatshirt Cardigan and Ballet Flats

Key Item: Sunglasses

Outfit #2:  Slouchy Capris (so comfy!), Cotton Tee and Flats

Key Item: Printed Scarf (the print distracts)

Outfit #3:  Leggings, White Blouse, Black Tank and Brown Belt

Key Item: Cardigan (it's boxy and comfy!)

Outfit #4 (for something super fancy you can’t get out of):  Little Black Dress – It always works!

Key Item: LBD

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 9.27.10
    Poppy said:

    I’m glad that you’re feeling better.

    I love these outfit choices! My favorite is your first… It makes me want to not feel well just so I can wear it. 🙂

  2. 9.27.10
    cherylp said:

    I always love the items that you feature – any chance you can start sourcing them so busy working moms like me can shop online for them? Pretty please?!?!? Hope that you are feeling better!

  3. 9.27.10
    Kim said:

    Wow, I love all those outfits – wish I had one of them! I know what that feels like and just a recommendation: Aleve Sinus and Cold medication is the BEST out there! It really makes you feel great again but, takes away your appetite – which for some could be good I guess. Hope you’re feeling better.

  4. 9.29.10

    I love the first outfit too,it is compared with mood

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