November 2nd, 2005
|04:31 pm - Sicko, that's me.|
Well, here's the deal.
The world, she spins.
But I'm doin' alright with it.
I got some food, and it didn't help initially, but I went back to my office and did what I do best: I pushed through it. Now, there's less spinning.
Walking to lunch (and, occasionally, around the office), is an interesting experience. As I wandered across campus, I was pushing off with my left foot.
If you've ever been to an amusement park with one of those water rides with the logs (often called "flume" rides or something like that), you may know what I mean. At the point where you get on and off the ride, there's a large, round platform that slowly spins around. It's so you can get into the log or boat without having to stop the boat in the running water.
It felt like I was walking across one of those, trying to reach a distant point on the horizon.
Thanks to those who expressed concern. It's lookin', though, like I'm alright. I don't think that this will leave the realm of "annoying" again today.
I'll be leaving work soon. I have a couple of calls to make tonight. Then, it's collapse and die, I think.
Oh, wait: I think I was supposed to do something tonight. Crap. I wonder what it was?
Current Mood: annoyed
Current Music: "Livingston's Gone to Texas", -JB
|Date:||November 3rd, 2005 01:53 pm (UTC)|| |
Re: low iron
If you have low iron as a matter of course, no amount of red meat or other forms of protein is going to help. I was surprised to learn this from not just one, but several nutritionists at McConnell. My FE is within normal range, but borderline for blood donations. Because it has to do with absorption, not diet, the only way to get increase iron in your blood is with supplements. (Yeah... bummer. Pills.)