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Day Plus One, and we are largely hanging around the apartment trying to do nothing and not quite succeeding.

Last night I had a magnificent pharmaceutical accident: for we have a few old tablets of Lorazepam with us, and after the night before I felt that I was due a proper night's sleep. Experience has proved that I can cut one of these tablets into four and feel the benefit with a mere quarter: so there I was with one of those and our magnificent little pill-splitter device, and I rather cackhandedly dropped the pill into the sink. Which was damp.

By the time I'd fished the pill out again, it was already starting to dissolve around the edges, so I performed my famous "what the hell" shrug and swallowed the whole damn thing. Last time I took a whole one, I famously slept not only through Karen's rising and showering and dressing and going off to Grand Jury, but also through the boys' breakfast time - I'm sorry, that should be I SLEPT THROUGH THE BOYS' BREAKFAST TIME! - and woke at ten with two anxious furry faces wondering if I was edible yet, or if they had to wait a little longer.

This time I slept like a delicious contented log till seven-thirty, when Karen needed me. Lord knows how long I'd have slept else. Sleep is good, y'all.

Karen's not feeling too good today. I have made one emergency dash to the pharmacy, and am poised for another as and when. Otherwise I read and poke about obscure corners of the internet and occasionally think I ought to be seizing this chance to work but. I got nuthin'.

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Date: 2017-10-22 04:28 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lamentables
Following along; wishing you both all the best.

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Date: 2017-10-22 06:52 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] history_monk
Likewise. A watched pot never boils, and all that.

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Date: 2017-10-22 04:50 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] rachelmanija
This is one of those times that in theory could be used for writing but in fact is the worst way to write short of sitting in a bookshop window, of course unless you're Harlan Ellison. Though I bet even he wouldn't be writing if he was in your shoes.

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Date: 2017-10-22 05:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] madbaker
That's "Noted Futurist Harlan Ellison". We're not allowed to forget it.

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Date: 2017-10-22 06:19 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] martianmooncrab
I have always felt that Resident Felines have their own agenda about our well being. And its not in our favor.

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Date: 2017-10-23 02:26 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] rosefox
A friend of mine just had a seizure from taking lorazepam close to drinking alcohol, so I'm really glad all you got out of it was a good night's sleep!

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