Let me update you on what’s been going on. You may have noticed that I stopped the A to Z Challenge, as well as a lack of posts other than Authors Answer. And the last one wasn’t even posted! Well, a lot has happened.
Early this month, I caught a cold that completely stole my energy. I still cough because of it, so it’s not completely gone. At the same time, I lost my appetite, and often felt sick to the stomach. I couldn’t eat a full meal for two weeks. I’m glad that’s over. But that’s not all!
Since April 14, I’ve been working every day. Today was my last day (ten days in a row) during this stretch. I was working more than 8 hours a day, as well. And the work I was doing was very physical. I came home exhausted and sore. I tried working on Authors Answer two days ago, but I was just so tired I couldn’t focus on it.
Now that this is over, and I have some time off, I’ll be back to the blog! Don’t worry about Authors Answer. It will be posted today. The first time in 129 weeks I missed posting on schedule. I’ll also continue with the A to Z Challenge and complete it, although not on schedule. I’m hoping to get the remaining 22 videos and posts done within the next couple weeks.
And you know what? I missed this month’s Commentition!
So, that’s what’s been happening. Expect a lot of things to happen.
I’ve talked about this before, about two years ago. And not much has changed since. Circumstances have changed, and so has my approach.
Now that I live in Canada, the winters will be more difficult on me. I need to figure out a way to combat this in a better way. As soon as my knee is better, I’m going to try exercising more. What I find helps is sweat. If I sweat more, my psoriasis tends to improve. I’ll be using the local recreation centre whenever I can.
There have been some commercials on TV about a new medication for psoriasis, as well. However, I don’t want to take it. One of the side effects is a greater chance of infections and getting sick thanks to a suppressed immune system. With the job that I have, that would not work well.
I talked about all of this and more in a video. Take a look.
Any comments are definitely welcome. And if you have psoriasis, I’m always willing to talk about it and see if there are any tricks that work.
Hospitalised for severe chest pains, Leonard Nimoy has been the recipient of a lot of wellwishing.
I join those people saying “Live Long and Prosper.” I wish him well and hope he recovers.
Anyone have any Leonard Nimoy or Spock stories to share?
I’d intended to have the first Journey to Ariadne story up this weekend, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I’ve been unable to work on it. The main reasons being my daughter getting sick with some stomach virus and our dog’s physical condition declining so quickly that he’s barely able to walk anymore. I hope to get back on track tomorrow night. It’s difficult to stay up to write when my daughter has trouble sleeping at night. When she can’t sleep, neither can I.
How do you deal with these situations when you’re trying to write?