Archive for December, 2008


For the past several days, I’ve felt very tired and achy, with chills hitting me every hour or so.  Then I had a fever that spiked somewhere around 101 degrees.  My knees hurt.  My back hurts.  My head really hurts.  I went to the doctor today and she diagnosed me with Lyme disease.  It’s not terribly surprising, really, considering how much time I spend in the woods around here.  Muttboy has had Lyme twice this year alone, so I am very much overdue for my own bout with the ticks.

It is not a lot of fun, and it is a particularly bad time of year to get sick, what with hundreds of papers to grade and a semester to wrap up.  If I can just make it through the next two weeks or so, I’ll be fine.


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