Rants, Raves, & Random Thoughts

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Wednesday, July 20, 2005

When I close my eyes...

I can’t sleep; my mind is willing, but my body keeps getting in the way.
Nothing seems to help tonight; I close my eyes, but my dreams are evasive.
Seems like it would be an easy thing to do; just stop being awake.
Out of nowhere the coughing fits begin; sickness in the summertime?
My mind is reeling; it longs for some rest.
NyQuil should be my best friend by now, but it’s not.
I am drowning in a see of mucus and self-pity; why did this happen to me?
Aerial assaults by an unseen enemy have brought me to me knees.

Oh well, there is always tomorrow…


At 6:42 AM, Blogger Leslie said...

Benadryl. Works wonders.

At 7:22 AM, Blogger James Goodman said...

Yeah, I am sure that something's gotta work!

At 1:13 PM, Blogger bsoholic said...

Have you tried some good old fashioned whiskey*? If you can't sleep, at least you will not care.

*that is terrible advise from me. sorry ;)

At 1:15 PM, Blogger James Goodman said...

That's really not bad advice, but I am thinking if the Nyquil doesn't knock me out, I'm not sure that anything will.

Thanks though...

At 1:50 AM, Anonymous Robin said...

"Seems like it would be an easy thing to do; just stop being awake."

Love this line. Sorry to hear about your troubles, though. Since I'm writing this at 3:43 am, I guess you'll find it easy to believe that I can relate. Regarding the sinuses, though -- maybe a round of antibiotics is in order?

I hope you're feeling better.

At 5:38 AM, Blogger James Goodman said...

Thanks, I am going to see the Doc today.


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