Yes, that is where I have been the past couple of days. Monday is a day I would rather forget about, as by the early evening, I developed the worst case of “shakes” ever! As I was lying in bed, I got so chilled, I began to shake. The shaking grew more and more intense, to the point that I had cramps in my back and I was certain my bones were all going to break! I managed to get myself into the bathroom, where I filled the tub with hot water….as soon as I sat in the tub, the shaking disappeared. I then suffered through bouts of being overheated, then chilled….ugh! (As an aside, the family was downstairs, watching TV. They never even knew this happened!!!)
Yesterday I felt well enough to wander downstairs, where I was greeted by what looked like “waves of laundry”. The kids had sorted the laundry and there was so much to do! They were going to do it, but I insisted I would *try*. I finished putting the last load away at nine last night! Not too bad after being sick!
While discussing what we would have for dinner last night, I voted for pizza. I was too tired/miserable to prepare a meal. Mark and the kids said that would be good with a salad, so Michelle made a great salad. I drove to the store. As I was about to turn in, two firetrucks raced past me, and turned onto a side road. I went into the store and as I waited for the girl to wait on me, three more trucks flew down the hill from another volunteer department. I looked for any news about a fire, but haven’t seen anything. It was certainly alarming!
The temperature here this morning was about 8 degrees (that would be -12, Celsius) and it is supposed to rise to about 41 degrees. (5 degrees, Celsius) Needless to say, I will certainly try to spend some time out in the bright sunshine and fresh air today! When I took the Scotties out this morning, even though the air was cold, it felt so refreshingly good!
The good news is that I was able to read a couple of books to try to divert my attention from the agony overwhelming me! I also tried to take a few bird photos from bedside, as I was too weak to stand on Monday. The results were pathetic!
Hopefully, I will be able to get a few photos today. The skies are intense blue and the sun is pouring down.