Monday, March 31, 2008  


This weekend was NOT what I would have called "good." Oh, there were some great things - my in-laws were in town for a visit, and my father-in-law and hubby got a whole mess of landscaping done. We got to visit the National Arboretum and spent some good time together. But there was one overwhelming bad thing - the horrible case of food poisoning I got on the way home from dinner on Friday. I now know that it is not the end of the world to be sick on the Metro train, or station, or platform... and that there are really kind, sweet people who will give you tissues and hope you feel better. But after being sick ALL night on Friday, and so tired and shaky on Saturday that I only spent about an hour upright and went to bed at 6 - definitely not the greatest of weekends. I am feeling much better now, but am still feeling a little weak and definitely not 100% in the appetite department. SHEESH!

There was one bright spot from my otherwise-miserable Friday night - Each and every time I staggered into the bathroom to be ill, Abby hopped off the bed and followed me to make sure I was ok, and then hopped back on the bed and curled up right next to me. She must have gotten on and off the bed at least a dozen times over the course of the night - but each time, there she was! It was so sweet!


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