As if by clockwork, I came down with a fever and body aches this afternoon. This is exactly 31 days after I thought I had contracted avian flu from the duck. At first I thought it was the Ci-Ci’s, but this mess is more sinister.
I came home after work and burned up under the covers for a few hours, trying to sweat it out like last time. I think the fever’s still here, along with the aches and ringing ears as though I’ve returned from a war zone.
Speaking of war, I tried playing a single, short-lived game of Battlegrounds with Jack and Josh. That hurt too much, so now I’m back to bed.
‘Til the very next day…