.....and oh what a fight. On December 2 at the company Christmas party I began to feel a tiny bit of swelling and soreness in my throat, and by the next day I was down for the count. The battle seemed to be going well and after two days at home the following week, I felt much better. Within a few days, though, a serious cough began, and worsened this past weekend and since then I have been at home trying to recover. This morning, I feel strong enough to return to work and am about half-way recovered from laryngitis.
I didn't let the bout get me down, and have just listened to what my body needed. The gifts I'd been gathering throughout the year, are wrapped, a meal is planned for Christmas Eve at Jason and Alison's, and I'll do the cookng Friday night overnight in the slow cooker. Christmas Day will find me mostly by myself with my canine charges - yes, my boss will be away for a few days - and give me more time to rest. LM and I will share a meal sometime that day.
I've missed writing, and I have my laptop touchpad failure to blame for that - mostly. Last night, dear, dear, LM came over and brought and set me up with a wireless mouse. Ahhhhhh.
Also, in the middle of all this, I managed to buy a new car - a KIA Sorento. I'd bought a new car almost 2 years ago but it has been a constant problem to me with failures to start, and expensive issues, so now a new car with fantastic warranty is mine. LM has taken care of all the logistics with the car, including driving to the north shore to find my desired color, and bring it back to Cape Cod KIA. My dark cherry 2012 Sorento LX will be mine later today.
Merry Christmas to all my dear readers, family and friends!! May you all be surrounded by love, peace, joy and light.
PS...Ms G sends happy purrs to all, and says she loves her life with LM, especially her days spent under the down comforter!