I’ve been really sick, this week. Not flu, but a really bad cold that has wiped me out. It’s been a few years, since I was this sick, which I suppose is good. But I am also out of practice with dealing with this crap, and that makes it even more annoying.
I got some OTC meds and the first batch I got had pseudoephedrine in it.
They really sent me for a loop — good-bye impulse control! I was running around, talking a mile a minute, ranting over every little thing, and I could hardly sit still. I was probably pretty interesting to watch at work, and I did have a LOT of energy, but My God, it was a little much.
Regular Sudafed makes me nuts, and I thought I could get away with the generic brand. But this had the stuff in it that makes me crazy, so I went back to the store and got myself something without pseudoephedrine, and all was well, yesterday.
I’ve been drinking a lot of that Airborn stuff — generic bargain brand, again, and that seems to make the biggest difference. Whatever they put in that stuff makes me instantly feel better. So, I need to use my noggin and drink plenty of it — also, preferably before I get sick in the first place.
Anyway, I have three days off work, and that will give me a chance to finish up a couple of projects — one for a friend I’ve been helping, one for my house, which needs more than an hour of TLC, and one for me, which has been hanging over my head for some time, now. I can finally get it done, and I’m pretty excited to see that one off my plate, so to speak.
Then I can get back to TBI S.O.S.
All in good time, though.
I also want to enjoy myself, this weekend. Do some more thinking about some more ideas I have…and just life my life. Heck, I might even work on my taxes.
That would be something.
2 thoughts on “Three days off never came at a better time”
Sorry to hear that you were under the weather my friend. I am happy to hear that you are on the mend. In my experience, when I am hungry, angry, lonely, tired or sick I am susceptible to stinking thinking. For me, I need to remember to be gentle with myself during these times. Sometimes I forge ahead and forget, until a trusted friend reminds me that this too shall pass and that my stinking thinking will clear as I feel better. Good to remember to not make any major or sometimes minor decisions during these times.
I hope you are doing well otherwise broken brilliant. I am working on several projects.
I will say so long for now.
Have a great day my friend.
Thank you Craig – I am on the mend. Just in time to handle the fall-out from a bad car accident some friends were in. Not my favorite way to spend a few days (especially a rare holiday weekend), but at least it gets my mind off my own troubles.