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A zombie

I don't remember falling asleep last night, but it must have been before 10pm. When I woke up at 5:30 I had cold sweats and thought I felt cramps all over. I drank some water and my throat felt disgusting. I like to assume it had something to do with not brushing my teeth the night before and leaving the day's leftover food to rot and grow disgusting bacteria to make me sick. I slept for another 2 hours.

When I woke up again for real I felt like I had a fever, but soldiered on. After the hot shower I went to my bike and felt so sore and weak. Like I had the flu this time of year. I barely missed the bus, but was able to catch it on its trip around to the other stop. I feared that I'd throw up like I did last summer. But I hadn't been drinking the night before. I just hadn't slept between Saturday-Sunday and my body was giving me a big 'F U'. I curled up on my chair and put my arms in my shirt like elementary school kids do when they're cold. I looked ridiculous. Thankfully GVSU's buffet, Fresh Food Company, nursed me back to health temporarily.

Now: I'm shaking cold and feel my head burning up, but I'm not as out of it as before. I just want to sleep. My throat doesn't feel as disgusting. I'm hoping I'm just in need of sleep and vitamins. What do I have?

Comments

I love it when people make gentle allusions to other people's blog entries in their own blog entries. Do you think Lindsey and Greg read g-rad?

I also love catching the bus on the turn-around. I generally dig doing things on a bike that would be impossible with any other tool.

where is the allusion?

i dont read livejournal.

yeah, i'll be honest. i have no idea what you're talking about, anthony.

BIRD FLU!

You have the itis. You'd better get some sleep and be prepared. I went 3 weeks with it.

I don't believe in bird flu.

And are you talking about this "the itis"?

The general feeling of lethargy and well-being experienced after eating a satisfying meal. This phenomena is particularly triggered by foods high in carbohydrates and meats containing the amino acid tryptophan.

i vote for a virus. just spend a long time sleeping and make sure you eat well and drink lots and lots and lots and lots (not beer).

i've had 2 liters of water today and 3 Naked "Green Machine" juice smoothies. i'm detoxing all this week.

Force of carbohydrates - as carbohydrates will provide me with the greatest quantity of energy before sports employment? WBR LeoP

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