You win, Mother Nature

Monday, July 02, 2012

I stand before you, head bowed, to confess to ego, logic, and willfulness. Got a little shortness of breath, loss of energy, some coughing, I said to myself, fahgedaboutit.
OK, ok, I tell the nagging voice it my head, which sounds an awful lot like my daughter (Oh, wait. It is her. On the phone) I'll see the doctor tomorrow; well tomorrow has come. The doctor got me up off the floor where I was napping, so she could look me in the eye with the verdict: pneumonia!
Do I look like Nanook? Those freaky germs are hiding here in June in South Texas? Don't they hibernate for the summer or something?
A week of sleeping partially weakened that attack by the germs but I still have a little way to go to be back to normal. You may not like it, but its normal for me.
I haven't participated in anything lately, and still not at full steam, but I'm the little train and still steamin' along. Just sayin'. I miss you all. Virtual and real life.
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    3064 days ago
    Get well soon!!!!
    3065 days ago
    Pneumonia is awful. I hope you feel better soon!
    3066 days ago
    Yikes! I'm just glad it's something treatable! Serious, but treatable! Don't push yourself - take your time and get well.
    3067 days ago
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    The only thing you can do with pneumonia is take the medicine and get lots of rest. Doing nothing is your job until you recover. Hope you're back to your normal self soon.

    3067 days ago
    Get well soon. We miss you!
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    3068 days ago
    Summer colds sometime turn into summer pneumonias, apparently!

    Get well soon... you have a good excuse for hunkering down...
    3068 days ago
  • GGMFAY33
    How can somthing so small take a person down!

    I've had several friends put down by pneumonia this year. And then, when feeling somewhat better, think it is time to get back to normal --- only to find out that a physical weakness lingers on for awhile. I hope it isn't very long for you to feel well.

    I read several of your recent blogs. You are a fine person. See you around.

    And, my weakness is ice cream also but can pass on the potato chips.
    3068 days ago
    Hope you get better soon. Pneumonia is nothing to fool around with. My father got it a couple of times, then he started getting the vaccine. After you are well you may want to consider getting the vaccine. Especially with your work at the school, you never know what little buggies you will be exposed to. Get well soon!
    3068 days ago
    Hope you get better soon. Know you will feel better when you do.
    3068 days ago
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    Sorry your sick. Here's to a speedy recovery. SO, say I think I can, I think I can.
    3068 days ago
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