1. My arm was aching today and I just remembered ..duh!..I was given the flu shot yesterday. I just felt it and it is hot through my sleeve and has a swollen radius about the size of a croquet ball. I'm guessing this is also why I feel a bit feverish. ? And it itches. This is only the 2nd flu vaccine I've ever gotten and so I'm not familiar with this. And it didn't happen like this last year. I haven't looked at it, but it feels like a bad bruise. I know - this too shall pass. My PCP won that war. There was no way he was letting me get away without a flu shot. No other doctor ever insisted before.
2. I saw on facebook earlier ...that a friend stated the local stores are crazy-busy because of the storm threat next week with hurricane Sandy. I thought - "Really? We are up in NJ and it's not even in the Carolinas yet." Now ...I just saw on the news that NJ and NY have already declared a state of emergency and they're concerned about power outages too. Again ..."Really?" But ..then I saw that not only are they concerned about the hurricane but also a severe snowstorm may hit us too? Okay ...now I'm paying attention! Even though we don't live in the shore areas - we can still get heavy winds and rain ...and snow ...well that does sound like a Frankenstorm. If it still looks like it's all heading this way ..then I'll shop tomorrow too.
Wow ...I just did some reading up on the predictions. They are comparing it to the "Perfect Storm" of 1991 ..only worse.
I'm going shopping for some food and other supplies tomorrow. At least our refrigerator isn't all that full. And I will fill ziploc bags with water and freeze them tomorrow and should be enough to keep what is in freezer and refrigerator. This is when I don't like having an electric stove. At least you can still cook and have coffee with gas. But thanks to Costco ...we do have toilet paper and paper towels - whoo hoo! ;)
3. Now I really-am-going-to-clean-the-tub-and-hang-the-curtains. And DO some of that wash now too. All of a sudden ...NOW I want to get everything done!
|Hopefully it will go back out to sea.|