Sunday, July 15, 2007

Oh Baby!

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Here's a cute little baby stuck to his mom's back.

I've reverted to being a baby. Mostly, when I haven't been working, I've been curled in a fetal position. I caught some bug last Wednesday that started with a cough but evolved into some beast with brutal stomach pains, a flood of "nose water," fire-lungs, fever, and,....well,...everything. Ebola. Black Plague. Something like that. I'm sleeping in shifts. I get a couple fitful hours in before Angry Black Death-Virus wakes me and starts batting me around.

Maybe you know what I'm talking about, but it's rough, being at work and realizing that you're just one spasmed cough or forceful sneeze away from crapping your pants.

Pleasant.

Typhoons come through here like scrub brushes. I lay in bed yesterday watching the clouds whip by as sheets of misty rain coated the forest outside my window. The day afterwards is almost always gorgeous. Typhoons seem to be a giant sponge, sucking out the humidity. Bloody heaps of praise to Allah and little baby Jesus.

From my balcony this morn':
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If I feel up to it, I'll post something later on.

4 comments:

Nomad said...

Yep, know exactly what you mean...whatever it is, I've had it since Friday. Blah!

Rachel Lynn said...

Oh man, you got it bad. I think mine was ju and pork related, hopefully - otherwise I caught it somewhere and that's just gross.
I hope you feel better too!

Rachel Lynn said...

Really? You want to hear me talk about it!??! Well, I'm going a lot of places. It's scary and altogether too ambitious since I am not an experienced traveler but I am going to China, Mongolia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Norway, England, France, Spain, Portugal, America and Canada.
Holy crap eh!!

Jelly said...

Holy crap indeed! That's fantastic! I'm jelly!