Thursday, July 15, 2010

Please Send Drugs ...

If I was a horse they'd shoot me.

I think I have the summer flu. Or plague.

Last night there were vultures circling my home. Wonder what they know.

My head is burning hot yet the rest of me is cold. My bones ache. I am lightheaded all the time - not whimsical dizzy - no, the kind of lightheaded that makes it not a good idea to drive.

I made plain rice yesterday and was too exhausted from the task to eat it. Today I'll see if I can meet the challenge of heating it up.

With all the water I'm drinking and not eating I guess I'll lose weight. Yeah, that's the bright side.

So I'll be around in spurts between the bouts of fever and self-pity.

35 comments:

Singing Bear said...

Take care and take it easy. It'll pass.

DJan said...

Sorry to hear it. I hope I can't get it from you from touching these keys while writing my comment. :-)

Jay Simser said...

Awww hugs, warm soup and hot tea (virtual) being sent your way.

Shrinky said...

Ugh, sounds nasy - poor you! Be kind to yourself, and try to rest up. Hope it passes soon.

ellen abbott said...

Nothing worse than having the flu in summer. On the other hand, it aint so great having it in the winter either. Hope you feel better soon.

Trisha said...

So sorry to hear that you have the summer bug! Rest, rest, rest and you will feel better soon!

Sylvia K said...

Well, that's the pits!!! I hate being sick!! Particularly in the summer! Do hope it goes quickly, take care of yourself and, hey, you can piss and moan to me anytime you want. I love your tribute to Bobbie in your sidebar, hope you don't mind if I do the same! Hugs!

Sylvia

Vinny "Bond" Marini said...

You rest and feel better and we will be here to comfort you when needed.

Jay said...

Get better fast babe!

Hilary said...

Awww poor you. Sending you healing thoughts and warm hugs.

Ron said...

Oh, Dianne...I am so sorry to hear about your summer bug. There is nothing worse than being sick in the summer. Especially for summer lovers like you and me.

You take good care of yourself, dear lady. And know that I am sharing much "energy" with you, ok?

{{{{{{{{ Dianne }}}}}}}}

X ya!

Akelamalu said...

Take care of yourself Dianne, I'll send you Reiki. x

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh no! Get well soon -- Take it easy and stay on the sofa with your feet up. NAP!

I know you were kidding about the buzzard, but there really are a lot of them around this part of Florida -- and seeing them always makes me uneasy. (There's a senior-citizen joke somewhere in here.)

Rob Inukshuk said...

Chicken soup! You know I'm right.
Be better already.

Linda Reeder said...

It is just not fair to get sick in the summer time. Hope it's just a passing bug and you'll bounce back soon.

Reb said...

I hope you feel better soon!

Mrs. C said...

Arg. You must not be feeling better yet if you haven't responded to COMMENTS! God bless you!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

I'm sooo sooo sorry you are sick, my dear. PLEASE, feel better, very very soon, Dear Dianne...I hate feeling that kind of sick, more than I can say...So, I empathize with you, and yes, the 'upside'...maybe some pounds will go 'bye bye'....But, at what cost? Take Good Care, My Dear.

Frank Baron said...

Jeepers, Dianne. You sound like Benny looked the last day at the cottage. You didn't, by any chance, recently try to drink a lake dry...?

Rest. Think quiet thoughts. Heal quickly. I'll send some vibes. :)

Jeff B said...

Sorry you're feeling cruddy. Hope it passes soon.

Matt-Man said...

Schmoop just went through the same thing. Hope you feel better soon. Cheers Di!!

Dianne said...

singing bear - thank you :)

DJan - not to worry, I'm wearing a mask and gloves as I blog ;)

jay s - thank you, the soup was really good

shrinky - I'm trying, thanks

ellen - I never get the flu or colds - until this past year
it's either because of Hope and her child germs or old age
probably both

trisha - thanks :)

Arkansas Patti said...

Awwww, I am soooo sorry you have the "green crud". Keep drinking, that is the most important. Soup is also good. Be well really soon.

Dianne said...

sylvia - I think doing a sidebar tribute for Bobbie is a wonderful thing :)

vinny - I 'preciate that :)

jay - makes me feel better when you call me babe

hilary - thanks lady :)

ron - thanks for the shared energy, I need it
everything feels like I'm climbing a mountain

akelamalu - thank you :)

sallie - the buzzard jokes must be many and hilarious!!
I don't think I have ever seen one although some of the gulls round here are mighty pecky and aggressive

rob - OY! I know what you mean
enough with the sick already :)

Dianne said...

linda r - thanks :)

reb - thanks lady :)

mrs c - it's so difficult to focus for more than a few minutes
now my eyes are messed up!! OY!!

oldold lady of the hills - your comments are always like a hug, thank you

frank - ah, poor Benny
I wasn't near a lake but I might have fallen head first into the toliet again
it's so hard to recall
thanks for the vibes

jeff - thanks :)

matt-man - thanks matty

patti - I have been drinking
vodka is OK? right? ;)

Linda said...

Oh no - hope you feel better soon, Dianne! I'm glad to see that you're able to keep yourself hydrated even if you aren't getting anything else down your throat. Have your son get you some bananas, they're the perfect food for replenishing all the vitamins and minerals you're not getting otherwise.

Take it easy and just stay on the couch!

~Just me again~ said...

Oh that's not good....take it easy and get better!!!

tt said...

Awww...so sorry kid! Summer bugs are the absolute worse things ever!! Thinking about you ...always :)

Grayquill said...

Well this post is now three days past - I suppose you are better now. At least I hope so. Being sick longer than three days should simple be against the rules. By that time I am sick of being sick. So, I hope all is better and you are getting more than rice to eat. That sounded horrible - just rice? Isn't that kind of like eating air?

Jackie said...

Oh how did I miss this? Hope you're feeling human again, at least the evil bug didn't get your sense of humour!

CrystalChick said...

Sorry to hear you are not feeling well. Hope you have had a restful weekend and are improving with each day!

Micky-T said...

Seeing how I got here so late, I sure hope your feeling better by now.

No, I won't laugh at you stupid shit!
Just get better.

Scott Oglesby said...

Oh I’m so sorry Dianne, but I am laughing a little too. Because of the way you write… you know… the way you tell a story… you’re a funny girl…

Hope you feel better hun!

Daryl said...

Oh no.. almost nothing worse than a summer cold ... feel better xo

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