I was scheduled to go back to work/school after the Thanksgiving holiday when at 2 a.m. Monday morning (last week), my body decided something different. I awoke to both a volcano and a tsunami event, playing inside my tummy.
I had the stomach flu with fever!
For the better part of three days I was ill and of course I slept a lot. I’m not telling you this so you’ll feel sorry for me or to gross you out. I wanted to tell you that after my “natural cleansing”, I noticed a new higher energy level—out of my norm.
My new energy pushed me through working a full day Thursday (no fatigue) then traveling to a Walmart in another town to shop. Did my body flush out toxins that had slowed me down? Could be. I remembered reading how the intestines “know” more than we know they know. Get that? “The enteric nervous system is often referred to as our body’s second brain.” This is an interesting read here on how our gut thinks.
Something for our real brain to think about.
My first day back to work, we had an intruder drill. My office has no windows, so I sat in the dark for 30 minutes, which was creepy in itself. Do you want to know what was creepier? The quiet! Have you ever been in a school where all the children were quiet? It’s enough to make your skin crawl. Enough to make you tear up. Enough to make you beg God to end the drill so you can hear the children again.
I bought a new Christmas tree. It’s white. Stringing lights on a tree is enough to send me over the edge, so I bought a pre-lit one. Here it is.
Don’t notice the tag (that I missed) among the lights and ornaments. My daughter pointed out Sunday afternoon, there’s a second one on the opposite side.
And Millie? She’s being good thus far with the tree and gifts. I can't say the same for Monkey, though. Monkey is on a shelf awaiting her third surgery.
|Millie bringing Monkey to see if I wanted to play.|