Thursday, October 23, 2008

I've Been SICK!!!

Roger had a cold or flu for the whole week before he left on Sunday past and when I got up that Sunday morning my throat was very sore and I felt as if I was coming down with something dreadful. Monday throat was worse, whole body worse. Then it hit me with a vengeance. Head and nose stuffed up, couldn't breathe through my nose in fact, still can't taste or smell anything, even my gums were aching. I slept and rested just about all week being too sick and weak to do anything else. Woke up this morning and realized that I was breathing through my nose and felt better than I had all week. Phoned my parents to tell them that I was on the mend and felt pretty darn good as they were phoning every day and my father was losing sleep worrying about me. I did some household chores that I hadn't been able to get at since Sunday and I'm feeling better and better as the day goes on.

I had run out of cat food this morning and the cats were going to their bowls, then looking up at me as if to say "What's going on here, NO FOOD!" lol. They can sure give you a case of the guilts. So, I phoned the corner store and they delivered cat food and a few other things I needed. Filled the cat dishes and all heads were down in the bowls and bums up.

We had some wet snow a couple of days ago, at least I think it was a couple of days ago but it didn't stay on the ground. Today it's cold and crisp with a milky sky so after having a bit of a read and a nap after lunch I thought I'd go outside for a walk around. I hadn't been getting much fresh air all week and it was pure joy to suck the beautiful clean air into my lungs. Not a sign of any insects, guess I've seen the last of them for this year. I took some pictures of the colours around me. Nothing spectacular but pretty none the less.







One of the paths we've made and the woods man over by the stream looks like they need re-doing. Something that will have to wait until spring.


16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Really glad to read that you are on the mend!

I hope you enjoyed your walk as much as I did, - your wonderful pictures oozing autumn I can almost smell the leaves (He He for I CAN SMELL!).

Carin Fuchs said...

What was that? My comment has been saved that fast I don't think I've signed!

oldcrow61 said...

lol anonymous!

oldcrow61 said...

Ha, ha, Carin, so your anonymous. Hoping to get my sense of smell back at any moment, lol.

Pete said...

I'm pleased you're feeling better sweety

Tricia said...

Sorry to hear that "himself" left you with a parting gift (Men!) but soooo pleased that you're now on the mend.

I couldn't agree more about getting some of that Autumnal air - great stuff!

and... Autumn is spectacular, as your great pictures show.

Cicero Sings said...

Sorry to hear you've been SO sick. Wondered what happened to you! Glad to hear that you are feeling good enough to get out in the fresh air ... healing in itself.

Love the woods man.

oldcrow61 said...

Awww, thanks Pete and Tricia. I'm feeling better by the hour.

oldcrow61 said...

Thanks Cicero. You're right, just can't beat the fresh air.

Juli said...

Much healing for you

what a wonderful woods man !! He looks quite capable of caring for the forest folk :)

Toffeeapple said...

What rotten luck, but glad you are feeling better. Thanks for the photos, they are gorgeous!

Roses and Lilacs said...

I'm glad you're on the mend. Nasty stuff! Pretty photos of the foliage in your garden.

Take care of yourself and don't relapse.
Marnie

J said...

Love the pics. I was afraid that your hip was giving you more trouble.... or... he he ; ) that you picked up a few more bottles of wine and was partying while 'himself' was off on vacation ; )
Hope you keep feeling better.

Janine said...

Glad youre feeling better! Great photos as always.

Gallicissa said...

Those leaves are beautiful. It is something that we do not experience much as we are in an aseasonal part of the world. Glad you are getting better.

laurie said...

I love the autumn pics and can't wait to smell and feel them this week.