I swear, I was on the verge of another ride. Really and for truly. The end of a W-and-Z-Train era is rapidly approaching, and I am eager to get those rides under my belt while I still can.
And then, tragedy struck.
Last Saturday after 10 hours in the ER we figured out that I have kidney stones, seven of 'em. It should have been simple enough, get rid of the one big one that's giving me all the trouble and pass the rest and have done with it. But no. Not for me. I went and got two infected kidneys and put myself in the hospital for three days instead.
So for the moment I'm, uh, grounded. Frustrating as hell, what with this clock ticking. I've got the taste for it! I want to get out there and do some professional riding! But given that I can't even get to my station right now, it just doesn't seem to be in the cards.
And in conclusion,