Updates on Current Events

Hello, my lovely readers. I just wanted to update you all on what’s going on with my health and current writing projects.

Health-wise, I am still sick. This whatever I have is determined to linger. I am having short bouts of okay-ness where I am able to get out of bed and do a few things. And then I must resolve myself back to bed. I don’t do sick well, never have. The weather isn’t helping any. We had a few days of warm weather and now it has turned bitterly cold again. I go from sweating to chills. Today is one of those chills days. I did go to the doctor and am on a series of antibiotics because I have bronchitis now. Yay me.

My ISP company has been shutting down the internet nearly every evening for the past week or so. It goes down for about six hours. I’ve been using those hours to sleep. I schedule posts on up-hours in case it doesn’t come up when it is supposed to. We’ve been assured that they have no updates this weekend, so I am going to try to catch up on my writing projects. Next week? More rounds of interruptions, although they haven’t even sent out a tentative schedule yet. Apparently they are trying to secure some communication lines for this winter and upgrading some in-house technical mumbo-jumbo that I haven’t a clue what they mean (and I am fairly techie). The good news? Free HBO for next month. That seems to be the gift they give out any time they do ISP work. Not sure what people who don’t have cable through them gets. But I am a writer and rarely have time to even watch television. Go figure.

And that brings me to my current writing projects. Here on A Whispered Wind, I am working on my novella, Seeing You. I am currently two days behind again (yesterday and today). I hope to get those caught up between now and midnight. Tomorrow, I will try to get the next part of the science fiction round-robin, Zanzibar, up over at Promptly Written and another part of Seeing You up.

I have promised to read and review 10 novels through the end of December. Luckily, I can read in bed when I just feel too poorly to be up at the computer. So, my lovelies, be prepared to see more reviews in the upcoming weeks.

Over at As the Fates Would Have It, I’ve been working on a daily series titled Inspired! where I post something (quotes, poems, videos, art, music, etc.) that inspires me. I’ve got these scheduled out for most of the remaining month. I’ve also recently caught up with Calen’s The Sandbox Writing Challenge and will continue to do it on Tuesdays. In the meantime, I have started a new series of journal writing titled, The Daily Me. I also have some of these scheduled out.

So, my lovelies, as I sit here coughing and wheezing, sniffling and blowing my nose, I want you all to know that more stories are coming, more reviews are on the way, and I am still plodding along. Thank you all for continuing to read me. You all inspire me.


15 thoughts on “Updates on Current Events

  1. I hope you feel better!

    • Lori Carlson says:

      Thanks hun.. still poorly today, but the antibiotics are beginning to help

      • I hope you are combining meds with lots of vitamins, especially vitamin C! Feel better!

      • Lori Carlson says:

        I do.. I take Vitamin C all year long because of allergies.. but my immune system was compromised 3 yrs ago by chemo, so even the Vitamin C doesn’t help much 😦

      • Oh, I know what you mean! Been there, done that… But you are stronger than the stupid flu – you’ll beat it!

      • Lori Carlson says:

        I love your enthusiasm 🙂 I’ve beaten it about 12 times now.. I get sick every time the weather changes now, not to mention mini sicknesses periodically just from going out among people

      • Dear Lori, I used to get sick every winter, until I got sick of getting sick and moved to Florida where there is no winter! That’s not to say that I don’t get sick occasionally, but not for 4 months out of every year! And I am allergic to antibiotics so all I can do is loads of vitamins. I want to transmit some of enthusiasm and fighting spirit to you – get well and stay well!

  2. Get lots of rest and a speedy recovery. It’s not too cold out but I’m laying down reading blogs underneath a blanket. 😉

  3. Annette says:

    You are awesome!

  4. Hi Lori, the most important thing is that you get yourself well, I am sure we will all be here waiting for the next sequel, take care

  5. Bushka says:

    Oh Dear! Wishing you a speedy recovery so that you can get on with your beloved work. Hugs!

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