Even worse than cold season and trying to dodge every nasty virus, is when you don't dodge fast enough, and you get sick. I've had a head cold for the past week and I'm not sure I count as a Living Person at this point. I'm a Zombie Author, even more so than when I don't have my beloved iron pills.
I can't wake up. I can't quite aching. I can't get this stuffy feeling out of my head and right now I'd set my hair on fire if I thought it would clear my sinuses.
Some illnesses you can work through. Broken bones and bruises, you can still think with your leg in a cast. The flu with nausea and an aversion to all foods? Not fun, and there's a high risk of dehydration, but usually your brain still operates. With this head cold I can't even read. I can't game. I can barely remember my own name.
I'm sitting here staring at the window going, yup, that's a window... for fourteen hours straight. With brief fugues brought on by fever.
At this point the only option is to appeal to the Hive Mind and ask you for a cure for a head cold. MAKE ME BETTER, PEOPLE! Bring me back to life! Give me something that will shake off this nastiness! Help!!!
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