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I ain't foolin'

I hoped to make this post early this morning, chuckling about the run of ick that I've been facing, but the Nasty had a hold of me until well into the afternoon.

I've been feeling dead on my feet for almost a week, extreme fatigue resulting in me needing to nap (er, not something I usually do) and having a twitch in my eye.  Saturday, I got a sunburn, just a slight one from the look of it, but I've been burned so bad before on two painfully memorable occasions that my skin just can't take any more.

Anyhow, all that snowballed into the "Nasty" last night, which was certainly compounded by something I ate. What, I don't know, since J and S ate the same way that I did. I dozed maybe a total of 2hrs last night betwixt visits to the bathroom. I can usually shake these kind of stomach bugs if I just throw up a time or two. Last night that was not the case. It just kept wringing me out and wringing me out.

I napped a little this afternoon and aside from eating a banana, I have not felt well enough to keep anything down. I am just know able to drink a beverage at more than a sip every half hour or so.  Still weak, but I'm hoping this is the tail end of it.

In true does-this-have-to-happen-now style I decided to participate in this round of novel_in_90. I got my words yesty before staggering off to my bed, but my brain feels like mush today. I am planning of writing only 6 of 7 days this round, but I hate to use an off day because I'm sick. It is supposed to be used for processing story. I want no processing of any kind right now.

On the bright side, I was able to make some breakthroughs in What is the Character's Goal in this Chapter? last night thanks to J. Maybe I can finish typing in those ideas in the roughest of rough drafts and reach my 750 word goal.  However, I am, dear friends, being reasonable, and if I just don't feel up to it, I won't push myself. I've learned to just take one on the chin for the Miquela Will Get Stuff Done team.

I have a couple of entries I wanted to write for people, but I hope you'll forgive me for postponing it, yet again, especially, xjenavivex, the ones concerning recipes. I just don't want to think that deeply about food right now.


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Apr. 2nd, 2013 03:27 pm (UTC)
So sorry you've been sick. ::HUGS:: Hope you feel completely well soon.
Apr. 7th, 2013 08:09 am (UTC)
Thanks. I'm *almost* there.... One day well should see me out of the woods. Still not back to eating normally and am looking forward to being able to have a variety of foods, not just rice. :P
Apr. 2nd, 2013 03:37 pm (UTC)
Blaahh, I hate severe stomach bugs, they're the worst! Hope you feel better and manage to get lots of rest.
Apr. 7th, 2013 08:08 am (UTC)
thankfully, I was able to get a lot of rest. Unfortunately, you can tell that by looking at the house. :P
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Apr. 7th, 2013 08:07 am (UTC)
Looking forward to seeing you around more here (and on the ni90 community).

How is the writing/editing going for you?
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Apr. 4th, 2013 10:27 pm (UTC)
How you doing now? Any sign you're turning the bend?
Apr. 7th, 2013 08:06 am (UTC)
I thought I was getting better and then had two bad relapse days. Sans nausea though, so that was good.

I have high hopes for today! I woke up feeling better, but I still took some medication. If I have the slightest funny tummy this afternoon, I'll go to a doctor because that means I need antibiotics.
Apr. 7th, 2013 04:53 pm (UTC)

It's been a long time that you've been unwell.
Apr. 5th, 2013 02:26 am (UTC)
I am so sorry your not feeling well. I hope you feel better by now.Things have been crazy here so I havent had a chance to check your writings but I love your donkeys. i have always prefered working in pastels and never could get the hang of watercolors. love to all fell better
Apr. 7th, 2013 08:05 am (UTC)
Thanks for the well wishes, Robin. Today I feel pretty much human. I did yesterday morning, too, but my day quickly devolved from there. Still i have high hopes that I am at last on the mend.

Been thinking of MomMom. How is she doing?
Apr. 7th, 2013 04:20 pm (UTC)
Yuck. Hope you're feeling better now.
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