Flash Fever

Anyone else relate to these odd symptoms I experienced yesterday? I had something of a widespread low-grade ache that spread across my back, shoulders, neck and head throughout the day that worsened into the evening hours. Shortly after I got home I felt the onset of a fever that partnered with the aching to leave me feeling craptastic and also worsened to the point of teeth-chattering chills by the time I turned in.

I knocked back 800 milligrams of ibuprofen right before crawling in full shivers under the covers and silently hoped it wouldn’t either get any worse or spread to other systems.

This morning: tada! Besides a little fatigue and a shirt still damp from the fever breaking at some point in the night I’m practically├é┬á back to normal. Or at least hope I am.


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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."