The trouble started on Wednesday, with a small pain in the big toe on my left foot. I barely noticed it until the end of the day, when it throbbed when I went to sleep.
Thursday I was lucky to get a morning off, so I went to a doctor and had him look at it. He said there was an infection that started near where the cuticle was, so he gave me a prescription for an antibiotic. Got that filled, worked the rest of the day.
Friday I took off. Toe was too painful and big. It was getting better in the evening, though.
Today (Saturday) I worked. It was okay except when I walked, and at that point it wasn't just the toe that
I'll take it as easy as I can Sunday, and hopefully when I'm back at work Monday (for some of us, July 4 is just another workday) I hope to be able to do what I want and need to do without hurting. In the meantime I chose to do fireworks at the place that, last year, had inferior fireworks because there I could drive up to where I could sit and watch.
Here's the thing: when your body goes wrong, you learn to deal with it. More on that in a few