Physical health (just a cold)
I've been sick for a week, caught the cold that was going around the one night I socialized (in 2G conditions) for my last local friend's birthday
I'm glad I had stocked up on the self-covid tests I get from work by going to the local quick test tent instead of using them (while it was still possible for vaccinated people) so I know I don't have covid, but I reached the part where coughing wakes me up so I'm not enjoying it.
Yesterday evening my laptop decided to stop charging, and I have a lot to do that needs a computer (like prepare a presentation for an interview for a post-doc early next week, for which my supervisor mercilessly pushed me to apply to get interview experience ).
So off to work I go, to pick up the laptop in the lab, synchronise the data on of before my laptop dies, and hopefully pick up cough medication on the way back before a class that starts in half an hour
Physical health (just a cold but not going better)
Today was a bit better (less fever during the day, now it's starting again), but I'm starting to get really annoyed at the constant coughing and throat pain and not sleeping.
I was hoping when my supervisor heard me struggle to speak and regularly mute my microphone to cough, that she would tell me to cancel the interview Wednesday, but she basically answered "too bad, do it anyway".
I had the sudden realization yesterday evening that instead of crying that my supervisor tells me to toughen up and do the interview while barely able to speak, I should ask the people who want to interview me if they want to do the interview in these conditions
And surprise! They don't either, so I can go to bed instead of worrying about making slides
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