If you have been wondering where I have been, it’s mainly in bed, with the cold from hell. This one has lasted over 2 weeks now. Most of the worst has passed except for a nagging cough, shades of the crud I had last winter, and being weak and tired all the time. I shouldn’t be surprised. When I lived up here in the far north, these types of colds were common. I would get them all the time. The weather is the biggest culprit.
I assume the sun has burned out and is no longer working as I haven’t seen it in over a month. Every day, without fail is foggy, rainy, cloudy, and cold. It’s unending with no signs of anything ever resembling the sunny, warm weather I am used to. Everything is damp, cold, and depressing. So it’s no wonder I am sick again.
Being in a building full of 90 year olds doesn’t help. I get to ride the elevator with them, eat with them, so it’s no wonder I have picked up a bug. I can’t remember the last time I even talked to someone my own age.
It’s really starting to get to me. I work on the computer most of the time but have no inspiration to do anything. Income has been sparse but at least expenses are low. Still, I long to get back to the islands, it just a matter of when.
I am shooting for early June to go back but I haven’t found anything remotely affordable for living accommodations. I do have to go and take care of some minor things and I can always come back up here if necessary but I’m pushing my luck taking advantage of everyone’s generosity. I need to get back on my own again and soon.
Things will change for the more better at the end of the year but said end of year is long way off. I know what I need to get by until then but getting there will be the hard part. So for now, I just lay around, coughing and hacking, and freezing. I’m sure somewhere, someplace, the sun is shining, but it sure as hell ain’t here.