Just thinking ...

Oh, yawn!
10/8/2009 12:20:37 PM by: Elsi

It's almost 1 p.m., and I just got up. Well, I just got up most recently, at least. See, I got home from writing group last night and had an email from my friend Vicki, asking me to call her as soon as I came in. She was having irregular heartbeats and palpitations, feeling sick, sounding quite concerned (all this from a woman who snaps, "I'm fine!" no matter how she feels). We called the doctor, and I drove her to the emergency room (she protested unconvincingly all the way there). We got to the hospital about 10, and Vicki was discharged at 2 a.m.—no heart attack, no blood clot in her lungs, nothing particularly wrong except extremely low potassium. I drove her home, and we both went to bed (and Sallie {beagle} was utterly baffled!). Yawn ... The good Lord woke me 10 minutes before my alarm went off, and I got up at 6, grabbed something to eat, pulled on clothes, and was at Vicki's at 6:30 a.m. to drive her to the airport. Both of us were more than a bit groggy, as you can well imagine! The rain was raining and drizzling down, and the forecast was for measurable snow. Oh, yawn ... Driving home, in rush hour traffic and alternating snow and rain, I was listening to my friends on KPOF, local Christian radio. They spent the entire hour playing traditional music, which meant I could sing along lustily—which kept me awake! And at one point they played a clip of one of the djs singing a silliness I'd written (to the tune of "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain"). Smile ... splash ... shiver ... yawn ... Got home about 9:45, and promptly went to bed, of course. Sallie again was baffled but willing. Isn't God good to me? Vicki wasn't seriously ill, and she was able to make her trip to Phoenix to visit her daughter. I had my radio friends to keep me awake on the way home, and no commitments today, so I was able to sleep. Maybe I'll grab a nap after lunch ... yawn ...



 

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