Tuesday, January 4, 2011


I thought I was just about over being sick, but, alas, no. I woke up this morning to a pounding head and a windpipe that felt like it was contemplating shutting up altogether. So, I shot off a somewhat coherent (I hope) text and went back to sleep until well after morning was over. Pic, who seems to be fully recovered, hibernated with me most of the day. I'm feeling a bit better now (I just knocked wood) and I hope to be back to myself domani. (Cardo, however, has sunk under the weather now, also.)

To help speed my recovery, I've relied on the following:

* reading

* preliminary research

* note-taking

* dreaming (both waking and sleeping)

* chocolate

* hot tea, hot tea, hot tea (repeat another several times)

* vitamin c