Monday, March 17, 2014

MONDAY MUSINGS


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So, this picture pretty much describes the last two weeks of my life.
I caught some sort of virus and "stuffy-head-fever-so-you-can-rest-medicine" has new meaning.
I've been plagued by a horrible cough, aching joints, stuffy nose, and to top it all off, my eyes became infected. 
Bet you're glad we're communicating through a computer!



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Now, my lungs are clear, the cold is gone, my eyes are fine, but . . . 
My throat is RAW and on fire.
So, I went to the doctor yesterday to find out why I wasn't better yet. I mean, it's been two weeks!
I don't have strep, which is what I was most worried about.
Doc said it's a virus and it will just take time to get better. 
Ugh. Yesterday was my first time leaving the house in TWO weeks.
Not fun.


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However, when I'm sick I get a lot of writing done. I sit, slumped at my computer, wearing PJ's, wrapped in a comforter, and I work on my writing non-stop. When I'm not at the computer, I'm sleeping.
I don't really do much else cuz I feel terrible.
So, there are advantages to being sick.

But, I'm ready to feel better now!

Hope your Monday is a little better than mine!

8 comments:

  1. Hope you feel better very soon.

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  2. Glad it wasn't strep...but it sounds almost as bad. I'm glad you have one positive come out of it--more writing. Eat some chicken soup and chug the liquids. Hope the worst is over and you're on the mend now.

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    1. It's the sickest I've been in a very long time. I'm feeling pretty good now, if my throat would just feel better, I'll be as good as new. Chicken soup and liquids, here I come! Thanks, Charissa!

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  3. Glad you are writing. Sad you are sick. Feel well soon. ^_^

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    1. Thank you, Sherry. It's definitely a perk of the job that when I'm sick I get even MORE done than usual! Good thing or I would've been out of work for at least two weeks--and bored out of my mind!

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  4. It seems like a tough year with all of the viruses going around. I'm with Sherry, glad you're writing and hope you feel yourself soon!

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    1. Thanks for the well wishes, Laura. I'm ready for spring and I'm ready for the "sick season" to be over!

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