Feb. 27th, 2017

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Apart from the appointment and the library trip, I spent most of yesterday in bed. My muscles felt like jell-o, and I was so very, very tired. I read a little, wrote a little, and did a whole lot of nothing.

I can’t get in to see my primary care doctor until mid-April. I’m frustrated about that, but my hands and my Achille’s tendon aren’t going to kill me or get enough worse to be permanently damaging.

Scott bought new handles for our bedroom door and for the bathroom. He took the old knobs off the bedroom door with the idea that if it didn’t work it wouldn’t matter much because we don’t tend to close that door. It’s just as well. He discovered that it’s going to take major work to put the new hardware in. He decided not to try to drill holes in the door while I was in bed, resting, so he’s putting it off until next weekend.

Scott says he bought me a new lamp but that he’s sure I won’t like it because that’s how these things work. I haven’t seen the new lamp yet, so I have no opinion.

Cordelia’s math class is using an online textbook, and she asked me to help her try to find the exercise her teacher had assigned. It turned out not to be there at all, but I got a good look at the site. It’s a Holt, Rinehart textbook. The site says that it should be viewed with either Internet Explorer 5.1+ or Netscape 7.0.2+ which made me boggle. It displayed okay in the most recent version of Firefox, but when was the last time they updated the site?

I’m trying to figure out what I can manage to do today in terms of household chores. The sink is full of dirty dishes. Normally, that wouldn’t take me long to deal with, but I tire out fast, so I’m a bit worried that, if I do that, I won’t be able to do other things that need to be done. Right now, I can manage two or three minutes on my feet at a time. Laundry would be nice, but I can put that off until tomorrow. I’d also like to cook. I think that won’t happen.
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It took me two hours, but I got the dishes into the dishwasher. It’s running now. The sink was really nasty because Scott bought a cake which had frosting that seems to have contained a lot of oil/grease (I really doubt it was butter) that got on everything and made the drain sluggish.

I’m debating what to do now. I have two library DVDs (one of which can’t be renewed), three library CDs (none of which I’m enthusiastic about), and two books due next Sunday that can’t be renewed. I may, however, just look for a book that’s no work at all. I’ve got a couple of library books that ought to work for that and one or two books on my TBR shelves that also might.

Or maybe it’s time to reread something?

Much as I’d like to, I don’t think I can nap just now. I’ve been drinking a lot of water during the last hour or two.

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