I was hoping this would be the day I'd make it without Mucinex and Tylenol, but, alas, it appears that it is not to be.
You've been there: coughing, sneezing, coughing some more, runny nose, more coughing, sore throat, stuffy head, and always, always, the incessant coughing. Push the dial to its highest setting, and then place me in my school library for the first week of checking out books to five and six and seven-year-olds. Eight classes a day. Parents thronging the library before school and during lunch and after school to check out books for their kids.
Do you see me there, trying to read stories and help children find books, simultaneously attempting to wipe my drippy nose? A Wonderful Week, yes. But a Bit Tricky with a Behemoth Cold.
It serves me right. I've been bragging again about How I Never Get Sick.
Okay. Enough whining.
It's my Un-birthday month. In the mail this week, I got nine Un-birthday books! (That's worthy of an exclamation point.) And lovely Un-birthday cards. And little Un-birthday notebooks and Un-birthday pens. I've discovered that the sighting of an Amazon swoosh box on my front porch significantly soothes coughing.
Look at the books I finished while I was sick: