No cases here
|were all clear here, yeah right!|
|Well we have 49 cases here now and I am resigned to finally stay home and not go anywhere. This will be my last entry to anyone who reads my blog. I am obviously not good at this so I'm just going to stop. I keep getting reminders to update my blog and I just keep putting them off. No, I'm not sick I just don't feel like this is my thing.
No new news on this front other than our count has spiked to 49 cases but only 2 deaths and both of those were out of state. The only reason they are counted as here is because this is where their home address is. We are in phase three, kind of. Our health commisioner says it's okay to keep bars and resteraunts open as long as certain rules are followed, sounds like phase two if you ask me. If we get one more death in this county we go all the way back to phase 4 which means only essential businesses are open, which is pretty much all of my town, even the resteraunt/bars can give take out and delivery. Not really a complete shut down if you ask me.
Anyway, I will take my leave because I really only have things to report once a month, maybe I'll just do that. Okay? Okay.
|I'm sorry to everybody who reads this blog, all three of you. lol. I have been off doing things I shouldn't be doing in my condition but we only still have thirteen people infected in my county so I figure I'm pretty safe. I have been keeping to myself but I am going to be more so here in the future. I have someone whom I have to take out of town to a WallMart and have to drive home with. I will be wearing a mask the whole way there and back. I have no choice, I have diabetes so I'm at a higher risk than most people of dying from this dreadful disease. But if I can't live my life even just a little bit right now, whats the point, I get to go up to a town that has something I have really been dying to have again, Arby's I love that place and haven't had any of it in about three months and it's only about twenty miles away. So if I have to risk my life I might as well get something I want from it too. Okay, that's all I got for you today, sorry I haven't written much lately I will try harder in the upcoming days and weeks.
|Were up to 10 cases over here now and we still haven't gone back down to phase one. Is it the protesting? Is that what keeps our resteraunts and bars open? I am still isolating as much as I can now and wearing masks and washing hands and all that good fun stuff. Everybody else here in town is starting to get on me telling me there is no virus and it was all a hoax. They all yell at me to take off my mask. The store clerks don't do that and one of them even wear a mask while on shift but the rest of the people heckle me all the time, so now I'm kind of forced to stay inside anyway. They all act as if we are all safe now even though 2 days ago we had another case bringing us to 10. That may not sound like a lot but I'm still at a huge risk, no thank you.
|Well we got the stay at home order lifted today in our county. we've only had nine cases within the last thirty day or so, so we can officially leave our homes. The mask and six foot rule remains, I'm grateful of that at least, well, the mask is just a suggestion, but all of the restaurants and bars have to stay away from the bar and sit six feet away. there is also a five person at a table restriction on every bar and restaurant in town. The restaurant owners aren't happy, but oh well, if it keeps me safer then I don't care. people still aren't listening to the six foot rule and are now gathering in large groups. That's it guys they lifted the stay at home law so we must be cured! Yeah that was my bit of sarcasm. Okay, everyone have a good day and I hope you're all still staying safe.
|When I got up this morning I did not expect to see that a popular restaurant in my town had opened for business. My anxiety went through the roof. Travel between states, as far as I know, is still okay. That's how we got 9 cases, some people worked in another state, got it, then came back to our state, there home. (I know there's probably some punctuation problems in that sentence, sorry.). The point is, I also just found out that diabetics are twice as likely to die from this thing. Needless to say, there's the anxiety part.
Then came the angry part. How dare they open up a restaurant in a place that has seen very little action? Are they trying to kill us all? So then I proceeded to get all upset, and when one of my friends came out of his apartment to smoke after I ran away from him, I let into him pretty badly too. He's a Trumper all the way and he can't even tell me why! This guy has ashbergers disease, a form of autism. His brain is stuck in a twenty-year-olds mindset. It's pretty useless to talk to him, but that I did today. I got so mad at myself that I thought I would go back into my apartment and clean something, maybe do dishes.
That's when my brain kicked into hyper mania mode and I cleaned my entire house, and then I went outside to clean my truck! By the time I got done with everything (Mind you I do all this stuff on Saturday every week, so, yesterday.) I met up with him again, then my anger flared up again and I yelled at him some more.
Then as I walked back upstairs I started crying because I feel so bad that I yelled at him, not once, but twice, even if he truly doesn't care, he knows my disabilities and I know his. So now, I'm sitting here typing all this out while crying. I'm supposed to be a man and not cry over nothing, but here I am Bi-polar as f***! all because I heard that a popular restaurant is opening up now. And yes, I know, it's okay for guys to cry, but over just this stuff, I know it didn't phase him at all because he knows me, I should be apologizing not crying like a baby without his binky.
In the end we only have nine cases and the trumpers out here are so relieved that they can now go get haircuts. Unbelievable.
Have a better day than me, or night, whenever you read this. ( now I'm not crying anymore, see?) I hope it's over and my meds start working again tomorrow.
|We now have 9 cases in my county which isn't bad at all and they are all, except one from the south part of the county and there's about 40 miles between the north and south parts of the county. The official record shows that we have had one death, but it was in a different state, that person's home was here. So they count it in the death toll.
Nothing really going on that I want to talk about just yet, so until next time. . . .
|Alright, 9 cases so far and luckily no deaths. I heard a rumor that there were 14 people working out of the county and living in ours who are all positive for CV-19. This is a basic update for anyone who might care. I'm still terrified considering I'm obese, a smoker, and have diabetes. All of those things put me in the "Most likely to croak" scenario. So yeah, a little terrified. I want to at least finish one of my books before I die. So it's up to my one reader to find my stuff and make it all worth millions! You can do that right?
Anyway, in other news, besides this virus crap, my best friend may have liver cancer.So that's why I've barely been on as much. I have been writing though, it's one of my coping skills for any number of my mental illnesses; and it keeps me from thinking about her all the time. I may not be IN love with her anymore but that doesn't mean I don't love her. And to make matters worse, I have just been taken off of a medication that CAUSES cancer. FML! what is going on, I just can't seem to catch a break and bad things have been happening to my best friend for ages and were both good people. We give others chances after chances to prove that they are better than what we see and then finally have to say bye to them for being such morons and breaking the law, and stealing from us. Why do people like us always get the short end of the stick?
Anyway, I'm sorry to rant like this I want people to look forward to the things I have to say, you know, put good out into the universe and stuff. Okay, now I'm depressing myself because the only thing I did that was good since my last check in was that I reviewed someone who reviewed one of my pieces. I will do that for anyone who reviews my stuff, especially my novels, which I'm posting the first three chapters of one of my adult novels in a couple of days. So, look for that. and if anyone wants to check me on my grammar and punctuating skills, please do, I can use the help. alright, back to another night of escaping into one of my many worlds. Thanks for keeping up with me.
|To those who were keeping up with me, yeah, Uhm, sorry, things happened. Nothing to do with CV-19 just with other ER related issues. I have a friend who may have gall bladder stones, so I'm taking her to the hospital every other day. Every time she goes in it's a different diagnosis. Just tonight we found out that she DOESN'T have hepatitis and that it might be Gall stones. Why can't a hospital just do normal testing to see what things are wrong, I get that everyone's different, but for three days she's been putting her boyfriend, well, ex-boyfriend, through hell thinking that he was cheating on her and gave her Hepatitis. Now she's scared to go back and apologize to him. (I told her that if he were any kind of man at all, that he would support and forgive her, but that ain't happenin') He's a real piece of work.
In other news we have reached our goal of 4 cases for my county, it has been 4 cases for over a week now and no more have surfaced, our trace investigation must be superior to everyone elses. lol. Yeah right. But still 4 cases in the whole county isn't that bad. They just won't tell us where they are, north or south county would be helpful. I still see crazy people like the dude at our little grocery and deli who said he would gladly protest out in the capital with all the other morons that don't wear masks or stay six feet away, they all think it's a hoax down here! I'm going to get it out of sheer stupidity! And I'm trying, knowing me, I'll get it by some freak accident. UGHH! I hate people sometimes.
Oh yeah, and those following my escapades should know that I fell completely into wuss-dum. She is just interested in me as friends. I know I did things wrong. I should've come across more strongly. I only told her I liked her after she told me she had a date. in my arrogance I thought she might only be telling me this to get me to find some way of asking her out, but I did it in the most wussy way I could. Then I just beat myself up for a while before realizing that, though short lived as it may have been, I would have broken up with her by now anyway. she just isn't my type and I couldn't see it then. I don't know, maybe because she said that she only saw me as a friend caused my brain to hemorrhage or something, but I started to think of her as more of a friend, a friend with benefits mind you, (C'Mon, let's not be stupid here.) But a friend nonetheless. I do things for her because I can, I don't go out of my way to do these things but I have nothing better to do and I'm always finding myself available to do the things that she wants me to do, and I am just too available for her at every turn. There's stability and then there's just plain neediness and an overwanting to do things for her. I know at least one of those isn't a word but as writers you know sometimes we just have to forge our own ways.
Anyway, that has been my last few days in a nutshell. My best friend IS my ex-girlfriend as unusual as that sounds it's true. Part of me wants her back and probably always will. but she cheated on me with the loser she just got rid of, (kind-of). But I still love her with everything I am, but I just know that I could never trust her full-on ever again, and so I forge forward into an empty life, If only she knew right?
|well, today I was informed that there MAY be a case here in my county, but they haven't issued an actual test yet, but the woman is in the hospital with a ventilator by her side and is waiting to be tested. All of her contacts have already been notified and have been quarantined. Fort now the sheriff's office has graciously offered to bring food and other necessities to these peoples' homes for them to keep them all at home, we are trying to contain this as best as we can and hopefully, we got all of them.
Part of the reason that we don't have any cases here is as Trump says, "if you don't have any cases of Covid-19 then what do you need test kits for?" Uhm Duhh! sorry, that was my political rant for today. I try not to get political but sometimes it's hard not to. We don't have any test kits because we were never given any test kits, to begin with so we held the number zero. Is that a number? or is it nothing? I wonder.
Okay, IF anyone is paying attention to this, and I mean IF anyone sees my blog. I have been flirting with this girl for a while now and actually invited her to a private dinner at my place, just the two of us, and she said YES! so I'm hoping that she likes me, I just have to do this thing quick now to keep the spark alive. I hate to think that I'd have lost her if we were in an infected area. I like this girl!
So anyway, I am going to be working on my other book here pretty soon as I get out of the realm of my current work
I hope any of you get a chance to read it, I personally think it's pretty good, but I could always use extra critiques. I have to shout out to my partner in crime and the only one who reads my stuff continuously, and professionally reviews me by the way, Octavius . He totally rocks out and he knows what he's talking about. he's helped my writing in so many ways it's not even funny. I hope he will take as much interest in my other project as he has taken in this one. Either way, I love him anyway, he is good people. Ask him for a review, he tells it like it is.
Okay all thanks for putting up with more rantings from DuhhFactor, I love you all!
|Well, we're still here and hunkered down. That girl I like in the same building seems to like me back. I asked her if I could cook dinner for her some night and her son was JUST within earshot,(I thought he was too far away,) heard me and jumped in with a resounding and emphatic YES! So instead of a nice private dinner between her and I I get to have a rowdy one with her extremely ADD son. Not that I mind so much, He does like me. He's been sizing me up since he met me, wondering if I'm good enough for his mom. He's 13 and I can just tell. It's nice to enjoy a little closeness with someone special during these trying times. I feel better knowing that there are still no cases in my county. so I can begin to get real close to her now. Unfortunately she works at a DQ and has to work with customers sometimes, she's normally just in the back cooking.
They have issued warnings that if you have vacation homes in our county but currently don't live there that you cannot come in and live there now. they also can't rent the places out to other people. It is now illegal to do that in our county. They don't want to take the risk of someone coming into our "clean" county. Our buses have already stopped going out of county and I think all together now even, we may end up on lockdown as a precaution. The only vehicles allowed in will be things like The National Guard, grocery trucks, UPS type trucks, basically, service trucks. Good, we still need food here. I still have things coming from UPS and the USPS so I'm all happy about that.
I know that some of you are away friom your loved ones right now and I feel for you, I am in no way trying to belittle anybody, but I'm taking this opportunity to kindle what looks like a budding romance. I f we have to separate later than we at least know that we each have someone when this stupid thing is over.