How Can I Be Tired?

 Posted by at 12:34 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 252022

Whatever this crud is that I’ve been dealing with, it’s really kicking my butt. In yesterday’s blog, I wrote that I thought it was probably from all of the pollen in the air, but it may be a cold, which I seem to get about this time every year. I’m not feverish, I just have a sore throat and nasal distress. And I’m tired.

Even though I slept well Wednesday night, over eight hours, I was still tired when I woke up. I didn’t have any appetite, but I had some orange juice and a bagel with my morning meds, then I sat down in my recliner and slept for another four hours. But when I woke up in the late afternoon, I was still tired. ☹ I took some Alka Seltzer Cold and Flu formula, and that seemed to help quite a bit. Hopefully, today will be a better day.

Since I didn’t get any writing done and didn’t do much at all, there’s really nothing else to tell you about, except that, like everybody else, I’m appalled at the Russians’ invasion of Ukraine and appalled that any American could possibly think it’s a good idea and praise Putin for it. I hope that the sanctions we and other Western countries are imposing on them will do some good, but it concerns me. I see Putin as another Adolf Hitler, bent on world domination, and I think we are as close to World War III right this moment as we will ever be. And I pray that I’m wrong.

Finally, here’s a chuckle to start your day from the collection of funny signs we see in our travels and that our readers share with us.

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Thought For The Day The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

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  11 Responses to “How Can I Be Tired?”

  1. You have all the symptoms of the latest covid that the last ten people have described to me. According to them, it will pass, but you’ll be tired for the next month. Hope you feel better soon!

  2. Much less an American ex-President (who seems to have shut up since seeing which way the rest of the world leans).

  3. It sounds like Omicron Covid. Wait a couple days and do a test.

  4. You won’t get yourself tested but it sounds like you’ve got Omicron Variant: The worst part is you’re probably give it to Miss Terry

  5. I was tested and it’s negative.

  6. Wait two days and test again.

  7. My daughter had similar symptoms and though it was sinuses but then she took a Covid test and it came back positive. She was I’ll for about 10 days. Hope you get better soon.

  8. Sometimes it has taken a couple of days after symptoms for my friends to test positive. Your symptoms are exactly what they experienced.

  9. You got a free in the mail COVID test kit…. USE IT.
    Peace of mind and all that.

  10. Read the comments, Ron. I was tested and am negative

  11. About your reference to Hitler…I completely agree. Appeasement never works. It just prolonged the agony back then. If we allow a sovereign nation to be invaded without a massive response, the world will be at war eventually anyway.

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