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Thursday, July 7, 2016

It's Not Happening

While I was looking forward to the National Spelling Bee, I won't be able to make it. For two weeks I have felt unwell. I cannot say I was sick, just back and forth with my energy and sleeping too much some days. My allergies did bother me. I coughed just a bit, sneezed a bit, had an earache occasionally, and my throat felt a bit tight on occasion. Finally, it hit me full force.

Yesterday, I had exbf drive me to the doctor. With the long-running symptoms, the doctor thought I might have walking pneumonia. She said it was going around. A blood test ruled out walking pneumonia.

At any rate, I am too ill to make the trip on Friday. The antibiotic has not kicked in yet, so I feel worse today than yesterday. Even if I wake up feeling marvelous tomorrow, today is the day to pack, wash anything that needs washing, just generally making all preparations.

Next year, I will attend. A person does not have to win a local spelling bee to go to nationals. As long as a person is over fifty-years-old and pays the entry fee, the person is in the bee. That surprised me. But, I did win the right to attend.

It's over.

6 comments:

  1. Too bad Hope you feel better soon!

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    1. Kristine,
      I am greatly disappointed. I hope I feel better soon, too. I have got to learn to do something before I become so ill.

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    1. EC,
      Thanks for the sentiment. The closer it is to the time I should be leaving, the more it hurts to not be going.

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  3. Aww shucks. Maybe next time. Hope you feel better soon!

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    1. Lorraine,
      It is Friday morning. Going to WM made me shaky this morning. I WILL GO NEXT YEAR. Thanks.

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