February 28, 2013

I'm A Wimp

As you know, I spent last week in Chicago in a manager training meeting.  Forty of us, trapped in a room all day for five days... and two of the other managers were sick.  It's as much an occupational hazard for us as papercuts, ulcers and murder charges, but it's been a few years since I had a long-term ick.  Oh, I had that stomach flu / food poisoning thing a couple of Januarys back, but that only lasted a couple of days (thankfully).  Other than that?  I've been pretty good.

I came home from the meetings on Saturday.  That night, I had a little tickle in the back of my throat, but I figured that was because of the square of chipotle chili dark chocolate I had just eaten.  Sunday, the tickle became something more than a tickle, and I'm sure you can see where this is going.  By Tuesday night, I felt pretty darn bad, coughing, sneezing, headache, sore throat... but I just felt awful.  I went to work on Wednesday morning, but I immediately knew it was a mistake.  I gave up at 10am, and headed right to the doctor's office.  I was expecting a diagnosis of something like the Black Death, or Ebola, or porphyric hemophilia or something like that... I mean, I felt so miserable, it had to be something terrible.

I've got a cold.

I'm a wimp.

Posted by: Wonderduck at 10:24 PM | Comments (3) | Add Comment
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1 Anthrax Leprosy Pi?

Posted by: Pixy Misa at March 01, 2013 06:50 AM (PiXy!)

2 o.O

All hail fnord Discordia!

Posted by: Wonderduck at March 01, 2013 08:25 AM (8xjaN)

3 Well, bugger. Feel better soon!

Posted by: GreyDuck at March 01, 2013 10:16 AM (3m7pZ)

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