Well... after six weeks of being sick, I think I may live.
I visited my GP on December 23 with a terrible cough and a vague desire to die. I was diagnosed with a dandy case of Bronchitis. The doctor prescribed wonder drugs and all was well.
Or almost well. My body was exhausted, so the Bronchitis took its toll. I was laid up for all of Christmas break and was unable to complete a comprehensive plan for my spring classes. And then, no sooner did school start... and I was sick again!
Same terrible cough - only this time it was accompanied by pain - having-an-ice-pick-slammed-into-the-lower-right-quadrant-of-my-skull kind of pain, in fact. (Now I had more than a vague desire to die, I can assure you.) The diagnosis? Sinusitis.
ARE YOU FRICKIN' KIDDING ME?!
Okay, fast-forward two weeks. I think I've beaten the Sinusitis but juuuuuust to be on the safe side, I want to post the following Public Service Announcement:
Attention, please! I feel that I've done my share for the whole virus/cold/flu bug community, and I must politely (but firmly) inform any future guests that I am no longer available to host future conventions in 2015.
I understand that this may pose an inconvenience for some of you, but I think you'll find equally pleasant accommodations in any one of my neighbors' bodies. (I highly recommend the guy across the street - his volatile stomach promises non-stop action for the adventure-seeking germ.)
Once again, Human Host Deborah is no longer accepting germ reservations, guests, or events for the rest of 2015. We thank you for your cooperation and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!