Where the Hell have I been?

Well, the blog has been a little dead that last week… Which kind of mimics how I felt for quite a bit of the same time period. That’s right, I was sick as a dog. A sick dog. But that’s not all that’s been up, not by a long shot.
On Monday, I started my new rotation in the Morse lab, in the Marine Biotech Building. Really, I started on Friday, when I had the chance to have a nice long meeting with Dan Morse, followed by the lab group meeting (lucky timing, since they occur kind of irregularly). Dan showed me a lot of potential projects, and gave me some papers to read, as well as access to a sweet corner office overlooking the ocean. Now though, I think I’m ready for a little more direction (hopefully, I can figure that out at work tomorrow).

Around Tuesday night, though, I started feeling sick… I had hoped it was just nervousness over new classes and rotations, and the fact that Teisha was flying in on Wednesday night. Nope, I was wrong. I was sick. Teisha got to be a nurse her first night here (for which I am eminently thankful, otherwise I’d probably be lying in a ditch somewhere).

By Friday night, I was on the up and up (i.e. the fever had mostly subsided and I could speak without extra-terrible pain), and we managed to spend the majority of the weekend doing fun stuff, if perhaps on a more leisurely pace than otherwise, on account of my invalidity. Speaking of our activities: snails are cool, Cold Spring Tavern is awesome (but a bitch to find), and the movie Envy is freaking horrid. It was a great trip, and I’m amazingly glad she was able to fly out and spend some time with me.

11 Responses to “Where the Hell have I been?”

Man, I was sick from the day before my b-day (which is Feb.1st) until more than a week later. Sorry to hear about that.
On the other hand, I had a mad sexy voice.

Owen - February 15th, 2005 at 8:10 pm

Well, my toe is finally just about healed, with only a thin line of “unhealedness” by the nail. Six fucking months of limping, I swear to God…

Owen - February 26th, 2005 at 8:23 am

I’m really sorry — that’s pretty awful. My sister’s boyfriend had a problem with an ingrown nail for a while, but never had surgery for it — just missed some work here and there. At least yours is getting better now though, and I imagine it probably doesn’t hurt nearly as much as it did…

Teisha - February 26th, 2005 at 9:43 am

So… anybody else have exciting stories of recent sickness?

Teisha - February 25th, 2005 at 11:11 pm

(I unfortunately have none of my own, though something has been going through my family… they’re starting to think I’m some sort of carrier, bringing back exotic diseases from the far west, but not trying any of them myself.)

Teisha - February 25th, 2005 at 11:14 pm

the far west, eh? exotic diseases, eh? Maybe you need to stop kissing the natives when out on expedition. 😛

Paradoxdruid - February 27th, 2005 at 5:57 pm

*cough* You’re one to talk—you don’t even need to do that much to get sick, let alone be a carrier 🙂 (Unless you’ve been keeping things from me! )

Teisha - February 28th, 2005 at 3:07 pm

Just don’t ask about the scabs you-know-where.

Owen - March 1st, 2005 at 12:55 pm

Those aren’t scabs, those are Scarabs. That’s right, royal Egyptian Scarabs. Yeah…

Paradoxdruid - March 2nd, 2005 at 11:33 am

… you going to summon Aladdin’s genie next?

Teisha - March 2nd, 2005 at 12:13 pm

You going to rub his lamp?

Sorry, sorry, just, you know, I haven’t tormented Andrew with a bad dirty pun in a while.

Owen - March 2nd, 2005 at 11:34 pm

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