Gym, Triage, Sick Weekend, Twister Fries, Leopard

Sometimes I tend to think that I’m indestructible, but at those moments, I get hit. Bad. Or okay, not that bad, but bad enough to let me stay at home all weekend.

But let’s start. From last weekend. :P

So last weekend, I met up with my high school friends for our “fitness” day — something we came up with after meeting again three weeks ago. Toni has become a gym guy ever since he signed up for Fitness First, and I’ve been meaning to sign up for the gym for a while now, but of course, I’m making use of Toni’s membership and his ability to bring me in as a guest in different branches. That Saturday was a relatively physically painless day, but it was kind of painful on the pockets. Why? Because I finally gave in and signed up for Fitness First. Haha, congratulate me, yay? Now if the gym fee that will appear on my monthly bill is not enough to motivate me, I don’t know what to do anymore. :P

Because of that newly spent cash that new commitment, I dropped by the gym on Monday and Tuesday. Nothing heavy yet, because I was really too tired from work and all. Wednesday, I had to pass because my legs ache and there was the storm. Sort of. Thursday had me up and not feeling well, which made me go to Medical City’s ER by Thursday night because I was burning with fever.

Okay, not burning. I just had a fever, period. Because of all the A(H1N1) news and paranoia (seriously, I think it’s kind of over-sensationalized already, come on), my mom and brother and I went to Medical City to have me admitted…but of course I have to be checked up yet.

My 2-hour wait at Medical City’s triage area commenced as soon as we got to the ER. Yes, two hours. There were so many people there, it was almost likeĀ Black Friday. Okay, I may be exaggerating, but I swear, the waiting area was full with people waiting to be checked and almost all were wearing masks. I don’t want to discount what other people felt there, really, but I have a feeling some of them were just like us: paranoid. Haha.

I ended up going home around 1am as advised by the doctor because my fever is still new and there’s really nothing to see yet. I don’t think the doctor will use a testing kit on me since other people need it more, and I’m not an urgent case. Which I really did not mind because really, all I want then was to go home and sleep. It’s kind of good to know that I’m not really a critical case. :P

So the weekend was spent at home, recuperating. Friday woke me up with Michael Jackson’s death (Rest in Peace, MJ), and then the rest of the day was spent sleeping, reading and trying to get my fever to go down. I was starting to panic with my fever — and not to mention that it was really hot that day, so it was even more uncomfortable. Good thing by Saturday I was feeling better, but I still stayed home and spent most of the day reading and playing Sims 3. Boring in a way, but it was nice to stay home. I remember how much of a homebody I am.

Oh, and there was this overwhelming craving to eat Twister Fries over the weekend. If any of you had read my tweets or my Facebook status, you’ve probably seen me wailing for some Twister Fries from McDonald’s. I finally got my dose thanks to my brother. ♥ I’d like to thank other people who offered to bring me some too — haha you made me feel better, really. ♥

And finally, Sunday, I was all better, but I was a bit grumpy (again ugh), and still coughing. When I got home from Megamall, I had this weird thought of upgrading my MacBook Aslan from Tiger to Leopard. I know, I’m late, and I’ll spare you all the other background stories. So anyway, I backed up, upgraded and now I feel like I have a brand new computer — it’s so pretty. Shiny pretty brand-new pretty, if not for the fingerprints on the keyboard and the computer, I’d think it really was brand new. Haha. I can’t wait to play with it again.

Now that I’ve blabbed for how many paragraphs…I’ve updated. There’s more that I need to discuss in depth and all, like what’s really up and all the other thoughts that I should be writing down. Am I making sense yet? I’m running into a lot of blogging blocks and it’s not really fun. Why do you think I have a lot of book reviews now instead of actual posts?

Oh and speaking of books, Belong to Me by Marisa delos Santos is absolutely enchanting. ♥