07 May 2011

Bad Week ...

Wow, this was a really, really bad week for me. Work load is quite insane, we have way too much going on right now, and I was sick. Really sick. Haven't been hit that bad for longer than I care to remember. Can't recall a single time in the last twenty years that I had more than 39 centigrade fever. Normally I don't get fever at all. Me at 38 is close to dying ... And the last time I recall it being higher than 39 I was still in school. The whole thing started with headaches and joint pain last week, got better for a day or two, then coughing started on Monday, stayed home sick Tuesday with 38.x fever, went to work Wednesday and half of Thursday when I just couldn't do anything anymore and went home. Checked, 39 fever! No wonder I felt like shit.

Okay, enough of this. It got much better on Friday and I was on normal temperature Friday evening. Today was a nice enough day, so in the afternoon we decided to ride up to Alice for dinner. It looked like a rainstorm up there but it was actually dry, just kind of dark already at 18:45 ... had a nice dinner, went back home. Both ways we took the short and quick route: Foothills Expressway (yeah,  an "Express" Way - you have to stop every 400m for red lights, what a shitty concept), Arastradero Rd., Alpine, Portola Road, Highway 84 to Alice.

The way back was in the dark. A first for Andrea, but it wasn't a big problem. I was riding ahead and so she had at least a good bearing in front of her.

It was really exhausting after being sick for so long. No pictures - no time and no light. Sorry. I'm glad the week is nearly over ... but the weekend could last another couple days.

4 comments:

  1. Poor Guido. There was a virus going around that my boss brought back from California, maybe you got down with the same bug? Seems like you are recovering now. Be back to normal, soon!

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  2. Thanks Sonja! It was just such a bad timing that during the week of the worst stress I also got the worst cold / flue / whatever I can recall in the last years. But that's what it is ... when it rains, it pours.

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  3. Guido:

    It could be worse, sick and no work to do. Hope you get better soon

    bob
    Riding the Wet Coast

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  4. There has been a lot of that going around. More so than in previous years. Hope things are getting back to normal.

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