Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Crawling out of my hole

This last week sucked. Big time. It started with a few hours of aches and illness Thursday. Friday afternoon, the fever hit. Then came the barrage of every symptom of every tropical illness ever thought of, except Ebola. Where do I start?

Fever
Chills
Soreness
Fatigue
Chest pain
Shortness of breath
Hives
Sore throat
And then, the worst – the headache to end all headaches. Even codeine only dulled it a bit. I thought my head was going to explode.

So I pretty much spent the entire weekend in bed, making it out for a few hours each evening. And this was really bad timing, because we had a really close friend visiting, and for once I actually was invited to a few social functions that didn’t involve bubble machines and jumpy castles.

Four doctor’s visits and 4 malaria tests later, I was diagnosed with a bacterial infection. Oh, thank God for antibiotics. I’m back at work today, finally, just trying to claw out of the huge pile of work that is building up. Which means this is going to be a short post. Because I am going back to work now. Bye.

2 comments:

dc writers group said...

Ugh...sorry to hear that you were so incredibly sick. That does not sound like a lot of fun. BUT, I am happy that you are back at work and feeling better.

Britt said...

OH no, I am so sorry to hear that!!! Fight off those buggers and get better soon!