I can dream, can’t I?

I have a very sick fantasy.  I dream that, although I have no discernible symptoms, I’m nevertheless diagnosed with a very serious disease that has only one known treatment:  three days of complete bed rest, including meals in bed.  Follow that regimen and you’re cured.  Is that a sick dream or what?

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  1. Al says

    This is actually a well known condition. Some believe it is a variant of mononucleosis, but the recovery time does not match the EBV profile. Rarely Rx’s to travel agents are helpful, but the most effective treatment is an attentive spouse, and a high end, sensitive housecleaning/catering service.


  1. [...] My son started it with a mild, generic cold, which my daughter also caught. My husband then joined in with a medium cold, that left him pretty miserable. I’ve now been visited by a cold on steroids, which had me complete incapacitated for the last few hours. This is not what I was talking about when I jokingly envisaged an illness that would keep me bed-bound. I’m feeling a bit better now — as you can tell by the fact that I’m actually typing now — but I don’t know if I’ll work up any enthusiasm for blogging today. [...]

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