Now That’s Sick

first_imgIt’s hard to judge how soon after being sick one can take back to the bike. I guess it depends on what kind of sick it is, and what part of the body had it the worst.I, for instance, was paralyzed in my bed on Sunday with an impromptu colon cleanse. I would like to add that Sunday is my day to ride all day if I want. The one day that I am free from the chains of sticky popsicle hands, dead worms, and mopping yet another pool of pee off of the kitchen floor from…whomever.Imagine my surprise at 4 a.m. when I awoke nauseous and cramped into fetal position. The first thought is, “No! If I hold very still it will go away!” That lasted about two fragile breaths before lurching to the bathroom door in a very unquiet fashion. It’s important in my bedroom to be very quiet when navigating across the floor of Legos, sleeping puppies and laundry piles. SOME PEOPLE become very angry when such a trip becomes eventful.Well it was eventful. I even had the audacity to flush.I had just gotten back to about ten days of good running and riding with sporty new Hi-Tec trail shoes and a regular Tuesday night babysitter for rides when the shit literally hit the fan.I spent hours depleting my body of every drip of fluid before collapsing into a crumpled heap. My body ached with desire to sweat, but there was nothing left. The fan carried the smell of frying bacon into my bed, heaving me back to the bathroom…again and again.I fumbled for my phone to text for the delivery – from two rooms away – of a recovery drink that I had imagined I would be sipping at this very same hour, yet next to a cool stream with mud-splattered legs.I texted again when I couldn’t stand long enough in the window light to read the Tylenol PM bottle instructions, only to learn that I was home alone as everyone was out hiking the Mountains to Sea trail. Children born to unmarried parents are called what? I guessed the dose, which resulted in my first two hours of blissful sleep, followed by a brave foray to the deck. All of this excitement resulted in a complete 12 hours of sleep.I awoke feeling absolutely fine – just in time for a full day’s work. I couldn’t decide whether I was relieved by the timing due to the recent work schedule, or barmy. 1 2last_img read more

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No more mister niche guy

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Veterinarian speaks on COVID-19 and dogs

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich.— For many dog owners, the health of their animal is just as important as their own.  According to the World Organisation of Animal Health, there is not enough evidence to support the transmission of COVID–19 from animal to human.Dr. Knight’s concern is human to human contact, which is why staff at the clinic is taking necessary precautions to keep owners and their animals safe. Pet owners are encouraged to contact your local veterinary clinic to find out what they are recommending for entry into their building.Also, pet owners should stock up on two week’s worth of pet supplies including water, medications and extra food.For more information, you can visit www.switzerveterinaryclinic.comAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Alcona Schools still looking after students during pandemicNext Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Orderlast_img read more

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Ghana FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi delighted with positive Avram Grant talks

first_imgGhana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantakyi says it held positive talks with would-be national team coach Avram Grant on Thursday in Accra over his remuneration.The Israeli trainer topped the GFA’s list after a panel interviewed three shortlisted coaches including Juan Ignacio Martínez Jimenez and former Switzerland assistant coach Michel Pont.Grant must agreed financial terms with his new employers before his appointment will be confirmed.But after the first day of meeting, the Ghana FA looks satisfied and ready to hand him a two-year contract as Kwesi Appiah’s successor.“The meeting was very successful and positive and we are very close to appointing him as the next Black Stars coach,” Nyantakyi told Africanfootball.com“There were few things we needed to confirm with him and that have been dealt with so we are now satisfied and ready to appoint him.” Grant, 59, became prominent in world football after replacing Jose Mourinho as Chelsea manager in 2007.That season, he led the club to reach the final of the UEFA Champions League-losing out to rivals Manchester United in Moscow.Grant then had unsuccessful spells at Portsmouth and West Ham before landing a job at Serbian giants Partizan Belgrade where he won the league in 2002 but immediately resigned.He is currently the technical director for Thai Premier League side BEC Tero Sasana.– See more at: http://www.ghanasoccernet.com/ghana-fa-president-kwesi-nyantakyi-delighted-positive-avram-grant-talks#sthash.zvQrI3TU.dpuflast_img read more

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