47 degrees this morning. No walk
Developed severe cough and head cold yesterday, so no walk today and probably will have to call in “sick”, something I hate to do and rarely do, but…. I certainly don’t want to give anyone what I have or get any worse.
Strange how illness develops, it was just a tiny cough and then it suddenly got worse and worse. I have a strong allergy to cold, especially direct cold breeze in buildings and ceiling fans etc. It is rather strange.
I have found that when I start to get a cold, i have a period of “denial” when I think it is just an allergy and then the realization that I have a “cold” and it will last for at least a week, which is not a comfort, to say the least.
Of course, when it slides into being serious enough to stay home from work, that is probably where I really need to change, since if I took care of it early I probably could avoid making it worse.
Part of the problem of my job (it is also a good point depending on the weather!) is the I am in and out of the car a lot and also do a lot of paperwork in the car with a cold breeze blowing on me, which is exactly the wrong thing for me.
My coughing had almost stopped, so I hope this is just a cough due to a “cold” and not the old cough.
As I mentioned earlier this month, I had to “starve” for a medical procedure and I stopped coughing completely while I was fasting.
I did take a test and was advised I have reflux (GERD). Of course, my reaction was I knew that already!
Better to know for sure than to just suspect, I feel.
Read this morning that a movie based on the book “It” by Stephen King is coming. I may have to see that movie!
I remember reading “It” years ago (I believe around 1986). I was living by myself and liked to read late at night.
“It” spooked me to say the least. I even got up to check the drains in the house. (If you’ve read the book you’ll know what I mean).
I have to say, that is one book which truly created a perception of another world where (for lack of a better word) terror was prevalent.
Stephen King wrote a lot of books I really liked and many I never could figure out. He has the gift of writing where as you read you start to feel this just COULD be true! He kind of slides from reality to a sub-reality that scares you because the way he shapes reality in the book he impossible becomes possible.
I haven’t read Stephen King book for a long time now, although I think I did read is last one and enjoyed it.
Hopefully I will start to feel better today. Drinking plenty of gatorade, which seems to help as much as anything.
That’s it for now, Thursday, March 30, 2017.