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Thursday, February 01, 2007

Ah-CHOO!

I've been laid low by a cold my husband brought home. That's what I get for sleeping with a sneezy, runny nose, stuffy head guy. Of course for the last four days I've sweetly and gently reminded him that he brought home the vicious germ that laid me low. It seems like I always get what he had times two. Anyway, I'm much better now and no longer threatening to lay waste to any and all who disturb the cranky lady in her flannel jammies with the red nose and chapped lips.

The panting you hear isn't from my cold. It's me running around like a crazy person trying to get organized again and catch up with stuff. I'm making lists so I can actually see all the things I need to do like still go back and label my posts prior to beta and update links on my page and list all the books I've read in January on my spread sheet. I'm a masochist that way. On the other hand, it is very enjoyable to cross through something and see the list dwindle and disappear.

Wow! What a fabulously thrilling life I lead, huh? I'm working on an incentive to get myself to do all this stuff. In the nick of time Steadman called. There's a wedding in June. So my first trip to Minnesota is in the offing. Also, my sister in Georgia would like a visit. Yeah, I admit it, I bribe myself to get stuff done and use trips, meals, books as bribes to get motivated. It an act of desperation to slingshot myself back into the swing of things when for whatever reason I get behind.

Right now I'm contemplating chocolate for breakfast. No not hot cocoa...chocolate of the Godiva variety. No more soup or tea for a while. For suffering and sneezing through two boxes of tissue surely God has rewarded me with a few lost pounds, so chocolate for breakfast isn't such a bad thing. Am I right?

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4 Comments:

Blogger Jenster said...

You are so right. I think you probably need chocolate. I'm sure there is something in chocolate that your body has lost while trying to purge the cold. So I see it as more of a necessity than an indulgence.

11:34 AM PST  
Blogger The Book Girl, A.K.A. Jodi said...

Yes! You definitely need chocolate! Take 2 generous helpings of chocolate and call me in the morning. Signed: Dr. Jodi

1:55 PM PST  
Blogger ames said...

I never get sick with what other people have. My body creates its own sickness which I then give to other people. I'm so special, aren't I? LOL

Never deny yourself chocolate. :P

3:44 PM PST  
Blogger scooper said...

I'm tagging you.

5:56 PM PST  

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