On Saturday I went to my parents to see family. It was a nice fall day when I left, sunny and in the 50s. At some point, as we hung out at my Mom’s Bud, the dog so ugly he’s cute needed to go for a walk. I put on my hoodie and out we went. The temperature had plummeted. I don’t know what it was but it was cold. Bud didn’t care. He started marching us around the neighborhood at full speed. Several blocks later he did his business. Suddenly the wind picked up like I was in a thunderstorm. Only it wasn’t rain falling from the clouds but little stinging pellets of ice. “Time to go home Bud”. Unfortunately, the way home was three blocks north directly into the ice pelting me in the face. I am not sure if it was because he was low to the ground or because he has fur, but Bud didn’t care. As I tried to drag him back home he kept stopping to smell everything. By the time I got home my hands were numb.
In the early part of the week, we had unseasonably warm weather. They claim we even hit 90 F one day. Illinois decided to do its thing I skip Autumn and go straight to winter. Wednesday morning I had the AC running because it was too hot to sleep. That night I had to turn on the heat. From shorts to sweaters in a matter of 24 hours.
I was a passenger in a big jet being flown by a russian guy. He kept talking to us during the flight. For some reason he decided to fly really low over a city. We were flying under bridges and over stop lights. We flew under a bridge but there was a stopped bus and we crashed into it. As the plane smashed into the bus and we all started to die, me and the passenger next to me used our brain powers to stop the crash and make everybody survive. After that we went to a hospital room and had a bunch of tests done to make sure we were ok. Some time after that I was walking through a mall. It was designed as a big circle around an open area in the middle. Then we started to get on the plane again with the russian pilot. I objected wondering why we were doing this again since the plane would crash. I was then back in the hospital room getting checked out. I protested that it was all happening again. That’s when I realized they were all aliens. I was able to see through there disguises. The head alien admitted that they were aliens. He started to walk me through there spaceship. They had been putting me in a delusion so I wouldn’t panic. They were friendly but they didn’t know how I would handle knowing they had me. The mall was actually the spaceship. He took me into the hanger to show me the space fighter I had been flying when they captured me. My two fellow humans were still unconscious laying in tubes on the space fighter. The alien said I could fly away if I wanted to since I knew how to fly the fighter. I jumped in and started flying around.. I zoomed through space and fired the one laser cannon on the ship. I flew down to an apartment block on earth and then tried to help this teenager who had a crush on his next-door neighbor. Then I woke up.
On Tuesday night I went for a walk. As I walked down a path a big fluffy dog came out from a sidewalk and walked up to me all friendly. I pet her and told her I would take her home. She followed me about a half block down the sidewalk and then ran off between two houses. She looked back as if to think me and then wandered away.
The next night I was out for another walk when I noticed a big German shepherd running at me. My fear quickly turned to perplexed joy. The dogs tail was wagging so hard I thought she would break apart. She was very happy to be free to run around and love humans.
I took Thursday and Friday off work to help my Mom buy a car and a new phone. We got the phone, didn’t get the car. I had a good visit seeing family and friends, both human and dog.
It started with a slight sore throat on the left side of my neck. It went to the center fo my neck and then to the right side. The virus decided then to travel upward to my nose. Over an evening my left nostril closed up. Then it opened up and the right one closed. That’s when the cough started.
The virus traipsing about my upper body took all week. About three days into the cold I started taking NyQuil to help me sleep. NyQuil is very effective with me. It knocks me out. I sleep the sleep of the dead and I have a hard time waking up in the morning. Friday night I still felt pretty bad and decided to have an early night. I downed the NyQuil and went to bed. I slept. I woke up about 8 am and fed the cat. I went back to bed. I would wake up and roll right back over and fall asleep. Jobu gave up trying to wake me up. I finally staggered from my bed afternoon. I had slept for over 12 hours. I woke up a bit had some coffee and went for a walk. There was an emergency situation. We were out of cat treats. So I went to the store and bought some. About 2 I lay down for a bit just to relax. SNOOORE. I fell asleep for another two hours. I barely had a Saturday. But I was sick so don’t judge.