Un maladie

by Alexandra

A breakfast of medicines

and breakfast in bed

and instant soups with still, more medicines.

I had almost forgotten what it meant to be sick. Mother nature has kindly reminded me: sore throat, runny nose, sinus headache, nausea, aches and pains and shakes all day. Hot sweat, cold sweat, night sweat, not-nice sweat.

Who knew that there was such a thing as “cold” in the middle of summer. I prefer the other kind…