The Sweetie Chronicles

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~William Wordsworth

A Common Cold

Having a cold sucks. It's torture, really. Slow, agonizing, torture. Aside from swallowing what is essentially snot all day, your throat burns and you have a constant desire to cough, which then burns. Not to mention the fact that you're tired and run down and can never really breathe through both nostrils at once.

This week, I have a cold. Just a common cold, I guess. Probably unrelated to the flu-like symptoms of last week. (And I'll take cold over flu any day.) In some ways, it's like my body said, "Wait, the wedding is over? And you're back to normal, less important, everyday life? Okay, it's safe to get sick now!" And then it turned on me. Yes, thank God I wasn't sick during the wedding/honeymoon. But planning a bunch of goals at the beginning of the year and hoping to get off to a good start is just made more difficult by a common, annoying, miserable, cold.

For now, I'm just sucking on a cough drop and praying that today is the last day of this mess. And of course, I'm working through it. Rest is nice, but this is the year of achieving, not sleeping. Here's hoping this cold only lasts one more day, at most.


George January 6, 2010 at 9:21 AM  

This might be the quote of the year.

"Rest is nice, but this is the year of achieving, not sleeping."

Sarra Cannon

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