Just a quick one this week, as I have had a positive LFT for covid this morning.
What this means in all practical terms is I’m more grateful than ever for my vaccines and, in part due to something my partner said this week, I’ve pitched a book about two lines. As in…tests like that.
The only others I’ve really encountered were pregnancy ones, and two lines often meant good news. And it hit home this morning.
I akways end up with books, but, for now, I have a very unwanted virus, I hope I remain out of hospital, and… yeah. The rest, I’ll talk about when I am less wiped.
Eyes burn scant inches from the glass, my voice is hoarse. I don’t manage to explain it the first few times, instead gulp and blink dazedly at a world untouched by the heat and pain I’d stepped away from. It wasn’t a balm – instead an earlier time, and I knew it. Even if I didn’t believe. Even if I thought it was a fever dream – that I’d come down with another bad infection and I was lying in a hospital bed, or against a thick leaded pain of glass in the ward, my hands draped lifelessly over the edge of the bay seat in that quiet, still, cocooned ward.
Change, a breakout scifi novel by D Kai Wilson features a dizzying blend of perspectives, an honest and raw look at what people would do if thier world suddenly changed, and a touching, moving conversation with past and future selves.
From tomorrow – I’ll post where I’ve gotten to – and a request for random input – so please check back/subscribe to the site (sidebar) and I’ll thank the person who gave me the ‘random’ element each day 🙂