…Will be resumed as soon as possible. I’m in bed with a bad cold.
Well I say bed, it’s more the couch, in front of the TV. Sipping a hot drink. I’m recording TV and updating my phone. In the oven, a whole chicken is roasting for dinner. It doesn’t sound much like hardship, and I have to admit it’s not. I’d probably enjoy doing this little – if I was doing it of my own free will.
But I’m cooking the chicken now because on Sunday I was too fuzz-headed to figure out how, and I haven’t written this blog – or done anything much else even remotely constructive – in days. I think the closest I got to creativity was a couple of rounds of the Game of Liff over on my friend Susan’s blog, and even then I faded out almost immediately.
That’s typical in fact. I don’t feel so bad – my inner ears are little diving bells, but there’s no other real discomfort – I just can’t concentrate. Not that I’m a paragon of laserlike focus when I’m well, it might be admitted, but now I’m all, you know, kind of
That was going to be a sentence that trailed off aimlessly, but while I was writing I honestly fell asleep. Weirdly, my attempt to describe reality became the reality. But I feel a bit better for it at least. Maybe today I can write something coherent.
Hoping you’re well.
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I hope you feel better soon. I finally got something in the mail for you yesterday!
Thank you all kindly for your presents! I am a lot better today. Head still a bit kapok-stuffed, but I had the energy to get out and do things.
Get well soon.
P.S. Not to alarm you, but if it persists: do get it checked out by your GP. A friend of mine had a similar thing recently, where he thought he was just suffering a persistent cold. Ended up in the ER.
I’ll be all right. Almost back to normal today.
Thanks. Drawn on my phone, would you believe.
Did you really have a hot water bottle with you? I figured you’d use an overclocked notebook to stay warm.