Well, I guess I might have seen this coming. I did mention yesterday that I started getting a scratch in my throat on Monday afternoon. I rode my bike to and from work yesterday, which was also my pushups and planks day (which I do every other day), and it was pretty exhausting.
Still I felt mostly okay for the majority of the day. By the time I went to bed, after helping Shobhit make some potato- and cauliflower-stuffed parathas for dinner and watching several episodes of season seven of Roseanne, my body felt oddly heavy. I feared I really was getting sick.
I don't know what Shobhit's deal was last night, but he woke me up several times, either tossing and turning or giving Guru attention he was demanding. I did not sleep very well. Shobhit's shift started at 7:00 this morning and so his alarm went off at 5 a.m. Only minutes after that, I emailed work that I wouldn't be in. As I later clarified to Scott, I don't feel extremely terrible, but I've made the mistake too many times in the past of coming to work at times like this and making things worse.
Instead, I took two Sudafed and slept literally all morning. Shobhit brought me a hard boiled egg before he left for work. He's told me multiple times not to eat anything cold but I had cereal at around 6 a.m. anyway. He's convinced eating stuff cold or at room temperature is bad, but I'm not. And I wasn't at all up for cooking something hot for breakfast anyway. I just looked up several reputable web pages confirming cold foods don't make things any worse anyway. I don't know what his deal is about that.
He did leave the kettle full for me on the stove to make tea with though, which was nice. I'll have that with my lunch. Anyway, I got up long enough to have breakfast and take my medicines and also fail at finding an updated link to the remote access for work as there was something I wanted to try and get done. I emailed Kibby and she was happy to do it.
So I suppose it was around 7 a.m. when I took the Sudafed, and I slept like a log nearly clear through to about noon. I'll probably get back into bed again after I have my No-Chicken Noodle Soup for lunch. I don't think I'll take any more Sudafed today, though. That shit really knocked me out. I'll have some delicious Cherry NyQuil later tonight.
[posted 1:06 pm]