October 19, 2001

Being Ill

Today, I have finally given in to Being Ill, as opposed to doing all my normal
stuff but feeling like crap and whining a lot. I am still in my bathrobe. I
skipped rowing practice and stayed in bed until 8:30 (considering the alarm
normally goes off at 4:10 on Fridays, that's later than it sounds). I have made a
doctor's appointment for later this morning. If they're lucky, I'll shower before

It's not that I'm really all that terribly sick. I have no
fever and my throat is just sore enough to make me a trifle disinclined to swallow
or talking more than necessary. It's not one of those killer sore throats where
everything is so swollen that you keep worrying about how to breathe past all the
obstructions. I've been able to sleep relatively well, thanks to Nyquil. It's just
that I've been like this for about four days, growing a tiny bit worse each day,
and I'm more than ready to start feeling better soon. I figure it's probably not
strep or a sinus infection, and thus not likely to be curable, but maybe the
doctor will be able to prescribe some good drugs that will at least mask the

Posted by dichroic at October 19, 2001 10:59 AM
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