Navigating through life away from the library.
Navigating through life away from the library.

I’m Back, Sort Of

I don’t know what happened but I caught something that totally kicked my butt. Giving my kids and these college students the side~eye ’cause I know whatever funky little virus I picked up had to have come from these walking talking petri dishes.  Thursday evening, I left work and I felt fine.  Friday morning I was A~OK, hanging out with the husband but feeling a little tired, around 3 PM, “something” hit me like a bolt of lightening and I wanted to collapse.  At 4 PM, my husband remembered that we had plans to attend a going away dinner for our friends.  Dead woman walking.

I ended up spending all day Saturday in bed, taught class on Sunday and collapsed in my bed until 2:45 Sunday afternoon.  Then I had to pull the evening shift at the library.  Yes, I did feel guilty about going to work sick but there really wasn’t a way for me to get around it.  Fortunately, librarians are notorious germaphobes, so there’s plenty of hand sanitizer and anti~bacterial spray around, which I’ve used quite liberally.

Tonight, I’m feeling better, not quite 100% but I no longer want to cut off my own head with the nearest butter knife so…

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