I hate being sick - really hate it. I can usually ignore the aches, barfies, headache - hell I once drove to a customer 5 hours away, presented my system (they bought BTW) and drove home - all with vertigo where it felt like I was continually falling backwards. Yep, I can ignore things pretty well.
I did a rode trip the last few days to Minnesota. One customer and two business partners. On Monday I really felt like crap. Every joint ached, the back of my legs felt really weird and tingly (no, I am not following in the footsteps of Chris Matthews) and a fever was playing with my body. Tuesday I had two of the meetings and by the end of the last and a two hour drive to the next motel stop, I was pretty well wiped. Drugs took the edge off the aches and rest helped. About 2AM this morning my fever broke and I was soaked by the time I woke up. Finally, I gave up for the day. I had hours to drive, hours of meetings and then 4 hours home. I called and rescheduled. Heavy Sigh! I hate to disappoint a business partner and I hate being sick on the road. I'm home now, caught up on the email and look forward to curling up with the TV, a book and pasting my body back together. Lots to do yet this week!