Ok, incase you haven’t realized I’ve not been very wordy these past few days I even preposted this with just the photo of the countertop in case I still felt too ill.
I’ve been fighting a cold for several weeks. The lure of Spring Break relaxation (excuse me while I fall off my chair laughing) combined with the Stress of the Markets on Monday made me collapse into sleep on Wednesday upon returning home from work; actually I had napped on Monday and Tuesday too, but not with the same intensity. After sleeping some 16 of the 18 hours I was home I pulled myself together enough on Thursday morning to welcome the verizon guy at 8:45a and the countertop guys two hours after. The smell of the epoxy they used drove me on a quest for parts to complete the fix that Verizon started and then sent me back to bed. I made it through megillah reading (coughing at the proper times), ate dinner with the inlaws and then collapsed home into a cough-filled sleep. I gave up at 4am and around 5:30 got up for good to let E sleep in an extra hour.
We then proceeded to do some errands which included procuring the most foul tasting cough syrup (I hate all cough syrups) and I slept much of the afternoon and when I wasn’t asleep I listened to pod-casts and knit.. that was about all I could do.
I slept most of shabbat, catching up on magazines and slowly eating the first food in some 24 hours.. some strawberry kosure jel-o that E made for me (educating me he has expanded his repertoire beyond rice and the microwave). All the while trying not to cough, not for the pain in my throat or chest, but because my abs are sore. This definitely hasn’t done well for my weight gain goals… but I hope I’ve strengthen those abs…
What else did E accomplish?
Well, at one point on Friday I woke to the sound of running water of happy voices and E at the door with an delightful smile on his face. It wasn’t the dishwasher or bathroom sink which caused the beautiful sound. :)
And since we now have the kitchen coming back to sorts, various toys I’ve acquired over the years are coming out to play. We went to the supermarket tonight for more Jel-o, whole milk, and heavy cream. Ingredients we need to make treats in this. My throat still feels as if it is lined with popcorn kernel remains so I’m hesitant for anything too salty or crunchy. Eli’s disappointed that I’ve requested plain vanilla, but I’ve always been a plain “jane” kinda gal. The ice cream is currently in the machine and in about 25 minutes I’ll be enjoying home-made ice cream. [this paragraph was semi-edited at 11:05p for clarity and to add that:] The ice cream isn’t hard, so I think it’ll be breakfast! ;) It’s nice to be an adult.
But what really makes me happy tonight is this:
Please ask me privately if you are curious the price, I think they goofed and I’m really sad I didn’t buy 3-5 more boxes on the spot.
Have a good week. Stay healthy!!