Monday, June 14, 2010

Well Now I Understand

Why So Tired?

Why the nap, and why was I so tired?  I woke up with a sore throat and now I am getting a stuffy nose.  Clearly I am fighting off a cold.  I don't have a fever as of last check, but I am achy and coughing off and on.

Could be from the swimming, of course, or I might have picked up something from one of the kids at school.

I'll just take it extra easy for a few days.  I bought some hot and sour soup, and some chicken noodle soup at the Chinese food bar at ShopRite.  And I got some orange juice.

I have cold meds and aspirin at the hand, and hot tea.  I'll sniff some tea tree oil steam, and take some extra vitamins. 

I am not happy to be sick, but rather satisfied to know my tiredness had an actual physical cause.

The Boys are hanging out around the barn.  The mosquitoes are horrible.  I have the fans blowing in their stalls so they do have some refuge.  The rain is not helping the bug situation.

Some good news on the outdoor kitty front. I actually managed to pet Patches yesterday.  And he is coming into the carport when I feed him letting me sit close by as he eats.  He was shy of my hand this morning, but given time, I think I will be able to tame him.  He has been making overtures to me lately, rolling on the ground not to far off, but if I approach he runs off.  Still, it's a far cry from the way he was a year ago.

I just need to be patient.

4 comments:

  1. Take it easy until you feel better. Glad the stray kitty is warming up to you a bit - he'll welcome the comfort once he gets used to it.

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  2. Take care of yourself and feel better soon. I'm sure you and Patches will be great friends one day soon.

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  3. I hope your cold is short-lived.

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  4. Get some good rest so your cold does not get any worse!

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