Beg Patience

I beg your patience with me today — I got food poisoning last night. As a result, I haven’t slept much, I can’t even drink water without getting sick, and now I’m just killing time waiting for an emergency doctor’s office to open on Sunday. So if I don’t sound like myself in the comments or any posts today (no idea whether that’s even likely), that would be why.

Last time this happened, KC was traveling. The only thing that’s made this bearable this time, while I was lying on the bathroom floor in the middle of the night, too week to crawl back to bed, is that he’s a wonderful caretaker. (Sign of brain fatigue: took me three tries to get to that word. Started with “taker-care-of”.)

At least I have new manga to distract me.

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21 Responses to “Beg Patience”

  1. Ed Sizemore Says:

    My sympathies. I hope the manga helps. I’m glad KC is there.

  2. Rob Staeger Says:

    Ugh, that’s no fun. I hope you feel better soon. When you’re able, drink some Gatorade or another sports drink to keep from dehydrating.

  3. David Oakes Says:

    I love how this gets related to “The Rewards of Hard Work”…

  4. Estara Says:

    Get well soon! Try zwieback/rusk with peppermint tea and honey. That always helped me.

  5. James Schee Says:

    I hope you feel better soon!

    You know with as much as this happens to you I don’t think I want to eat out in Richmond.

  6. Dawn Says:

    Get well soon. I’m glad you have someone with you.

  7. Thom Says:

    Wow…I hope you recover quickly!

  8. Andrew Foley Says:

    Feel better.

    A

  9. Barry Says:

    Ugh – food poisoning is the worst. I hope you recover quickly.

  10. Bob Holt Says:

    I know how that is. Feel better soon!

  11. Ray Cornwall Says:

    I HATE food poisoning. Get better soon!

  12. Kelson Says:

    Get well soon!

  13. Mathew Says:

    Food poisoning’s the worst. My sympathies to you and your taker-care-of.

  14. Johanna Says:

    Thank you all for your good wishes. I’m on the mend, slowly.

  15. Tommy Says:

    I spent the better part of last week sick with the flu. The only thing that helps me feel better is to OD on romantic comedies or anything that could even remotely be classified as “romance”. Teen comedies help too but if they’re actually funny it could cause problems with the stomach. Feel better!

  16. Guy LeCharles Gonzalez Says:

    Hope you’re feeling better, Johanna.

  17. Tom Stillwell Says:

    Here’s hoping everything comes out okay in the end.

    Wait, that didn’t sound right…

    Feel better!

  18. Lisa Jonte Says:

    I hope you’re feeling better now, m’dear.

  19. Tony Isabella Says:

    Gah! Hope you feel better soonest!

  20. Vic Vega Says:

    Feel better soon!

  21. Lisa Lopacinski Says:

    You’re a trooper – sick and blogging WOW!

    Hope you feel better soon.

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