Writing Big Year: I was flu-proof . . .

. . . or so I thought. Allowing for illness in a big year’s targets is tricky. On the one hand, if you are in bed, it’s hard to attend to a big year; on the other hand, you want to pressure yourself to stick with it no matter what.

I hadn’t had a bad cold for years, so had felt I was immune to any influenza virus. Maybe, I crowed internally, all my exercising does make me super hardy. I assumed I’d never get sick enough in 2017 to warrant making an allowance.

Well, this week I crashed into a dose of flu that so far has lost me two and a half days, and might cost me more. I’m sure there are some upsides but right now I can’t see them.

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