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Saturday morning I woke up and had a very upsetting realization: I had lost my voice completely. I tried to speak repeatedly but nothing except air came out. To make things worse, I had a friend staying over for the weekend who will talk for as long as you let her, so the thought that she may be talking endlessly for 48 hours was EXTREMELY disturbing.
One thing I learned this weekend as I slowly but surely got my ass kicked by the worse cold I’ve had in a while is that living silently in a loud world really does suck. Especially if like me, you are an extremely vocal person.
Very often people have asked me if I don’t get lonely living alone. Most of the time- I do have my moments- I really don’t mind it at all. I actually favor it. Since I’ve been living alone on and off since I was 16 I have grown accustomed to being alone and truth be told, I really like it. I’m not a big fan of people invading my space for extended periods of time.
The only time when I wish I had someone around is when I get sick to the point of helplessness. This weekend wasn’t SO bad, except that while my houseguest was out and about, I couldn’t even order myself food and that’s when I knew I was in trouble. Although a good friend volunteered via Messenger to make a long distance call for the sole purpose of feeding me (thanks!!!), I- quite embarrassed might I add- wrote my order on a piece of paper along with instructions and asked my doorman to order it for me. That’s sad.
At times like those I desperately hope for mommy; but thankfully, I usually get better before I make the mistake of starting to think that I need to go home.
Today I am feeling better, though nowhere near 100%. I have that sexy, raspy voice I always wished for that sounds nowhere near like me, and I guess that’s the silver lining. My boss gave me the afternoon off so that I may fully recover and I think that today my time would be well spent at the park soaking up some Vitamin D while reading my new book.
I’ve taken so much stuff for this cold that I’m going to need to seriously detox once I am completely cured.
It’s been three days since I’ve last smoked. I haven’t done any running yet because I don’t have the energy to; but I intend to start as soon as possible. In the meantime, I am taking walks. Oh! And I lost (again) 4 of the precious pounds I've worked so hard to regain. I am so annoyed…