I'm better now, but very, very run-down and weak. Which is sad; between the sick and the tired, I have missed:
- several major family events,
- one major work event,
- one minor social event,
- three and a half days of work,
- and fireworks
The guy who did my blood work (which, in this case, means both drew the blood and ran the tests) was awkward and made a lot of noise about how drawing blood is his least favorite part of the job, and he doesn't usually do the blood drawing.
That became clearer when we were able to see what happens when he does:
That is after a day of healing, folks. Yesterday, it was just that color and size, but also swollen and weirdly lumpy. Hurts like hell, too.