I had a great plan for today. First, this week is supposed to be my Anti-Procrastination/Catch-up Week - I decided on Sunday to set aside this week to get all the things done that I have been postponing for too long - the phone calls, e-mails, etc. that have been on my to-do list for far too long. And today, I was going to jump into that project. I went to bed last night feeling relatively good (for night-time) and motivated to hit that list today. I've also rededicated myself to trying to lose a couple of pounds and slim down a bit - my sweet tooth has been taking over lately! It's becoming super-hot and humid here in Delaware now, so my plan was to take an early morning walk (i.e. 9 am) before it gets too hot. So, I got up this morning, got dressed in cool, wicking shorts and shirt, ready for my walk.
So what happened?
I have a killer sore throat and a sore mouth, too. I suspect I've got another case of thrush, which crops up periodically ever since my 3-year long Lyme treatment. It's not bad enough yet to look really bad, but these are my early warning symptoms. Of course, the sore throat could "just" be a typical CFS crash, but my tongue hurts, too. So, I am taking it easy and saving what meager energy I have (I do still have to make breakfast for my son and his two sleep-over friends, run to the farm to pick up our weekly veggies today, and make dinner tonight). I am also taking lots of oregano and olive leaf (both potent anti-fungals) plus extra probiotic.
I should be used to this kind of last-minute change now, used to the disappointment of not being able to do what I want to do. In fact, I even came up with a name for days like this - it's a Plan B day . But, after 11 years, it is still disappointing to have to give up my plans. Despite how bad I am feeling (the aches are creeping in now, too), I am still yearning to take that walk in the sunshine and tackle that to-do list. sigh....