Posts made in April, 2017

My Wobbly Bicycle, 136

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Archive | 13 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 136

Jerry and I have been sick for a week. Not the flu—we were tested for that—but some bug that seems to be slowly responding to antibiotics. I haven’t felt this bad since, dare I say it, chemo. Wracked with discomfort: not nausea, but fever, aching and world-class coughing. I cancelled a poetry reading and a book club event. I cancelled everything. My father—who as you know lives just across our huge lawn—calls every night to check on me and let me know what he’s going to need as soon as I’m better (!)   The cough medicine with codine leaves me in a lovely haze, but of course...

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