Well, damn.  After some serious testing (I had to give blood, pee, and poo – thanks mama for collecting it rather than having to have the vet, uh, “collect” it) it turns out that I have anaplasmosis.  What is that, you ask?  Don’t worry, I had to ask too, as did mama.  It’s a crappy tick-borne disease like Lyme.  And it explains how I’ve been feeling lately – slow and tired.  Being anemic is no fun, let me tell you.

Luckily I am now on a month-long journey with antibiotics.  Hoping to feel better sooner rather than later, and get back to my serious stickwork.  I’m still kicking ass, just slower and with a few breaks in between the ass-kicking.

Many thanks to my friends around the world for all of your well-wishes – Mama needs ’em!  She’s always worrying about me, which is lovely yet can be super annoying.




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