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Journal Entry 02-25-2015

Good morning or whatever part of the day it is for you. Today is Wednesday February 25, 2015. The temperature is 49.5°F and the humidity is 76% at 4:59 a.m. PST (-8 GMT). Weather Underground shows sustained winds at 0 with gusts of 1.6 mph. It was clear when I stuck my head out. Saw the Big Dipper quite clearly. The moon had set. Weather Underground is predicting a 0% chance of precipitation and a high of 73 today.

I was about halfway to my pick-up yesterday when I noticed some visual distortion. The freeway wall started moving. It only lasted for about a second, but it scared the hell out of me. I got off the freeway, parked in a Denny’s parking lot and called the call center to let them know I didn’t think I could safely complete the drive. God forbid I have someone else in the car and wreck. This is not the first time something like this has happened, but the first time while I was driving. I’ve always associated it with migraines, which I used to get quite frequently. I haven’t had one in probably five years. And true to form, I had a nasty headache. After about 20 minutes, I drove home on surface streets, shaking all the way. I spent most of the day sleeping on the couch then went to bed about 8 p.m.

Part of what may have brought this on is that I haven’t slept well for a while and I hadn’t eaten yesterday morning. I wasn’t hungry.

Still haven’t heard from my sister who’s here on vacation. I wonder if she did go back early after all.

Thanks for reading. Hope you and yours are all well and happy. Hope the day brings you good things.

Writing schedule:

1. Continue reading Teresa of Avila .

2. Spend an hour with Siegfried

3. Write up interview with Jeff

4. Review something for Examiner.

5. Review “How to Keep You Manuscript Safe.”

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©2015 Denise Longrie


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Comments

Coffee wrote on February 25, 2015, 8:32 AM

It certainly sounds as though you have a busy day planned!

GemstonePink wrote on February 25, 2015, 5:41 PM

I bet that was a scary drive for you. My dad and sister used to have terrible migraines, but they both were treated and are fine now.

msiduri wrote on February 25, 2015, 6:05 PM

As had been said, life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. :-/

Last Edited: February 25, 2015, 6:08 PM

msiduri wrote on February 25, 2015, 6:07 PM

It was. Sound walls on the side of the freeway are not supposed to move. Glad your dad and sister are doing well with the migraines. I remember lying on the bathroom floor because I was so busy tossing my cookies. I don't want to do that again.

valmnz wrote on February 25, 2015, 8:06 PM

Migraines or any sort of headache are t nice to deal with. Sleep is usually the best thing.