now: go back to bed (after writing this post, of course)
9 am: pad out of bed and very slowly clean up kitchen and other mess accumulated in past 24 [sick] hours
11 am: lie down on couch and watch trashy AM TV
12 pm: make soup + crackers for lunch. before eating soup, take temperature a few times, just to see what it is.
1 pm: read blogs and catch up with you all
3 pm: ogle pretty things online, like this and this
4 pm: catch up on grey's anatomy and desperate housewives while i let my immune system do its thing
6 pm: eat something slightly inappropriate for dinner, like cereal.
8 pm: lie in bed reading
9 pm: doze off in nyquil-induced coma
what i will be doing today
now: clean up / get ready for work
8 am: see patients while attempting not to spread germs across NC
6 pm: go home and feel sorry for self while intermittently answering pages overnight -- oh god, i hear it going off already:
you know, the one good thing about stupid viruses like this is that i get to appreciate how REALLY GOOD i feel the rest of the time!!
a very special list of the week
so did you think my love for lists just came out of nowhere? that one day i got my hands on getting things done and was hooked?
nah -- the powerful drive to put pen to paper and catalog/archive/spell out has been present since day one. even my 3rd grade-era diary is filled with lists ["my top 5 friends" was a rotating classic]. anyway, perhaps it is in my genes, or maybe i just absorbed these tendencies through careful observation of . . . well, this:
it's true, dad -- i learned it by watching you!! [ <-- yes, it's a link to that awesome 1980s anti-drug campaign. watch and reminisce!]
you know what else sounds good right now, in addition to cereal + trash TV? a massage. i did a compensated review of a new olay eye product for blogher [need to keep the coffers full so i can give away more books + stationery!] and my post can be found here - all you have to do to be eligible to win a $100 spafinder gift card is leave a comment on that post!