Please try to get either your mother or your mother-in-law to move in for a few weeks to take over caring for your children. Even a close, trusted friend. Maybe your husband could take some vacation or some women from church could come over daily to sit with the kids until your husband gets home?
When I had mono, I laid in bed for about three months. I got out of bed only to go to the bathroom, shower, or go to the doctor. I couldnt eat, and didnt have the stregnth to if I had had the apetite. I was ROASTING hot, but I had a water-bed at the time that I kept turning the heat UP on, layering flannel and fleece on top of me to get comfortable.
If you dont get help and rest, youre going to have some horrible side effects to add to the effects that mono leaves behind in it's wake anyway. It's MORE important for you to relinquish the care of your kids to someone who can help than to try to do it yourself.. Your kids need you to rest and get well, and you cant do that if you dont get help so you can take care of you..
If you dont take care of you, you may not be able to take care of anyone else for a long time.
You also need to take caution to avoid secondary infections with mono.. step throat and hepatitis are examples, but they can get much much worse, and more deadly.