Happy Stupid New Year.

January 1, 2013


Nobody’s going to check this anymore today, so I’ll be brief. I spent 30 of the past 36 hours asleep. The dumb cold has lingered on and turned into a cough that stops when I sleep sitting up, so that’s the option I took. What am I going to to do when I go back to work tomorrow? “Sorry, kids, but it’s 10:30 and that’s about all I can do for today. Wake me when your parents show up.”

Lloyd, Samith and Stephannie have planned for a week to go see The Hobbit today, and I’m still waffling if I’ll go. I don’t feel as awful as yesterday, but who knows? If I go and start coughing, I’ll just go sit in an empty theater. Another expensive nap for me.


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5 Responses to “Happy Stupid New Year.”

  1. Lauren's mom Said on:

    Ha! I am checking it!
    Can you get a substitute to teach for you tomorrow?
    In the meantime, drink lots of liquids, -- tea, water (not coffee -- it dehydrates you).
    I remember telling my class that I couldn’t talk, only whisper. They started whispering, too. It was great.


    • Lauren Said on:

      I’m not that sick (to need a sub), but thanks. 🙂 The cough doesn’t seem to be as persistent today, and that’s the main thing. I’ll be fine.


  2. michelle Said on:

    The Hobbit was fun! Get some rest.


  3. Brad Said on:

    Uh oh. I’ve heard that whatever you do on New Year’s Day sets the tone for the whole year.

    …or maybe this means you’re just getting a sick day out of the way and you’ll be less sick for the rest of the year.

    The Hobbit is a good movie.


  4. Peggy Said on:

    Glad you’re feeling better! I hope you continue to get well!

    And I hope you get to see the hobbitses today. It’s a long movie so it’s good that you’ve had plenty of rest. But most excellent!


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