One week later, I was healed.
This past weekend, I was afflicted by a viral infestation of another origin--and another target on my anatomy. The good news is, I suppose, that by suffering through this weekend, perhaps I will be well and whole and able to enjoy Christmas with my family without feeling like a dog (sorry, pups!)
Remember the TV Public Service ads warning against drug use:
"This is your brain...this is your brain on drugs" they intoned.
I think I found a corollary in my anti-nausea, anti-diarrheal induced stupor this weekend:
This is your toilet.