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[Feb. 4th, 2008|03:30 pm]
Eliane/Jennifer
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Continued slow healing. Mom came over about noon with an iced mocha from Blue Mountain, which was lovely, but in just a few minutes I was in yucky pain. I've been drinking the mocha this afternoon (thinned out a bit with milk, mmm tasty), so that wasn't it. What seems to have caused the pain was talking. Dammit. I LIKE to talk.

[Whereupon a chorus of my friends exclaims, "No DUH..."]

I talked just fine up until yesterday. It is NOT fair for my body to take a creative healing trajectory when I'm expecting a simple progression from pain to no pain, from talking hurts to talking doesn't hurt, from gross stuff in the back of my mouth to less gross stuff over time. I feel bait-and-switched.

Sarra, I don't know if I'll be able to talk tomorrow night, but you are still invited over. We can find out how we feel about companionable silences. ;)

p.s.--The matzo balls were a problem, in that even once a bite is chewed, there are still tiny bits of matzo ball all over the back of my throat, and there isn't much I can do in order to gather them up and swallow them without pain. So, the matzo balls are going to sit in the fridge a bit more until I'm better at swallowing. Right now, I think more ice cream is in order...!
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[User Picture]From: baron_berwyn
2008-02-04 10:01 pm (UTC)
Just take it easy, don't rush it. If I recall, it took me at least a week to be a relatively normal kid again. Of course, this was back in 1960, when they'd rep 'em out with a chain saw.
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[User Picture]From: aaron_pike
2008-02-05 04:27 am (UTC)
Sarra's good with the companionable silences.
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[User Picture]From: gwendolyngrace
2008-02-05 03:57 pm (UTC)
Oh, noes! Because matzo balls have magical healing properties, so if you can't eat them because they scratch your throat, how will you get better? ;^D

Seriously, though, it's very sad to think there's a medical problem matzo ball soup can't fix. It's like Yiddish duct tape.

Obviously, I'm in a very strange mood. But I hope you feel better soon! Rest that throat; Pennsic is coming!
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[User Picture]From: hbevert
2008-02-05 09:08 pm (UTC)
yes, no DUH and I hope you have a speedy recovery so that you can get back to your favorite activities as soon as possible. May you never miss your tonsils once you are finished healing.
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