Shannon Stacey

Things that happened between falling asleep last night…

…and waking up this morning:

1. One of the worst colds I’ve had in recent memory took up residence.

2. One of the cats threw up all over the pages I was editing after I fell asleep with them scattered on the coffee table, no doubt due to the onset of #1. Or maybe it was both cats in a coordinated attack, because it was a total mess.

3. Rain fell and encased everything in a sheet of ice, causing a two-hour delay this morning. I swear, between the girnormous mounds of snow piled up wherever we can find space to pile it and the skating rinks that used to be our driveways I could host a Winter Olympics right now. Seriously.

4. Apparently an evil, soul-less elf broke into my house and stole all of my Sudafed AND my NyQuil. Too bad he didn’t take the cats.

8 comments to “Things that happened between falling asleep last night…”

  1. Charlene
      · February 18th, 2008 at 12:37 pm · Link

    I came down with that cold on Wed., I think. Maybe the cats can go out to get your more Nyquil.

  2. Karen Templeton
      · February 18th, 2008 at 1:31 pm · Link

    :x on the cats, the cold, all of it.

    This, too, shall pass.


  3. Karen Templeton
      · February 18th, 2008 at 1:32 pm · Link

    Hit wrong smiley. Wasn’t supposed to be :mad: , was supposed to be :x .

    Let’s see if it works this time.

  4. Michelle (MG)
      · February 18th, 2008 at 2:14 pm · Link

    Sorry you aren’t feeling well and that sucks about the NyQuil. When I have a cold that’s a much needed item. Try Airborne, that also works to get rid of the cold (while the NyQuil just numbs you and helps you sleep). Cats – you gotta love ’em. Or not. Mine always seems to hack up a hairball on the carpet just inches from the hardwood where it would be much easier to clean and wouldn’t leave a stain. :wtf:

    Get better soon! :hug:

  5. Patti
      · February 19th, 2008 at 12:11 am · Link

    It is truly amazing what can happen in the middle of the night. At least you didn’t wake to puking children (my personal demon) and if you’d like I can host the luge event at my house here in Vermont! :sled:

  6. Bev Stephans
      · February 19th, 2008 at 12:20 pm · Link

    I hope you are feeling better. I had that cold and I wouln’t wish it on anyone! :x

  7. Ann
      · February 19th, 2008 at 2:31 pm · Link

    Sorry you’re not feeling well. And about the cats. And about the ice. Get better soon. :nod:

  8. Heather Rae Scott
      · February 20th, 2008 at 10:30 am · Link

    Don’t your cat know there’s certain :rulez: ????

    Seriously, I hope you’re feeling better. Colds suck. :hug:

    As for the weather….Global Warming my ass….

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