i have heard migraines described by many people, and i don't think i have one, but this headache is really, really bad. that plus some other symptoms of... something have me laying low. i left the house briefly to have dinner alone at sapphire. that is apparently the place to have dinner alone; there were two other people there at tables by themselves. i read a little of the book club book, but not enough to really make it seem like i am going to finish. but at the least i am not going to let myself read anything else until then. (although i confess i allowed myself to finish time stops for no mouse by michael hoeye earlier today. i just couldn't face anything serious.
first union finally caught up with me. or rather, the collection agency assigned to that debt. for now, this is refreshing, i know who to contact to take care of it. it's something concrete i can deal with. much better/easier than dealing with how i feel right now. now to come up with a strategy for keeping myself awake for the next 7-8 hours when all i want to do is lay down and close my eyes.