A 8-post collection

Wednesday, Day Zero, Things be fucked up

Two new cases today, taking the total up to seventeen. Definite rock-hidey time. Except the kitties will need a refresh of their kibbles, so going out for essential supplies is somewhere in my calendar.

Today is Wednesday, so part of my agenda is to capture a free-range Beloved and acquire their help in unfucking my Firefox issue. I may also consult about getting my iPad to act like a tablet for the software I own on Windoze. The screen mirror obliterated the pen pressure and made it all go sucky.

Learning the intricacies of modern technology is always a bit of a climb up the learning curve for me. If it doesn't act like I want it to - cliff. If it acts like I expect it to, I don't even notice. This has been a point of contention between myself and Beloved for some time. Figuring out the procedures is going to be "fun". Might save it for this Saturday. I'll ask first.

The world's going nuts and I have proof:

  • Medical professional deliberately sabotages 500 doses of the Astrazenica vaccine because he believes that it would mutate people's DNA. No, really
  • [Honestly, if it was a choice between looking like Nightcrawler or dying of Covid, I will take looking like Nightcrawler]
  • Plague detected in regional Queensland wastewater - alerting Cairns, Warwick, Stanthorpe and Loganholme
  • Fears of civil war rise as Muppet continues to refuse his defeat. Between potentially fleeing to Scotland and starting combat with the racist idiots as his army, the US has to choose between the man and the system. Fun
  • LA health officials release an order to EMT's to not treat people who are dying. This highlights how bad things are as supplies of oxygen are at an all-time low while people in crisis are at an all-time high
  • Conspiracy theorists are sharing the electric circuit diagram for a guitar pedal as a diagram for the 5G chip allegedly in the vaccine 9_9
  • Victoria urges other states to test all people coming in from overseas as they come in. I thought we were already doing that, but if we're not - we definitely should
  • Hotspots in NSW linked to one teenager driving across the breadth of NSW, starting at the outbreak hotspot, a cafe in Orange. She was going camping

AUGH. I am definitely posting fiction on my Wordpress today. Fuck this shit. Let's have some escapism.

Groundhog Day Zero

There's been an outbreak in Brisbane and it may be linked to the person who tested negative all the way to Japan. Investigations are proceeding at all due speed. Contract tracing and massive testing is about to spring forth.

Google doesn't want to give even one red cent to news sources it gains literally billions of dollars from advertising surrounding their searches. They're also up in arms about forced transparency behind their almighty algorithm. As a direct result, they're threatening Australians with

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Day Zero. Sigh.

Two idiots in Noosa went to Sydney and then lied about where they'd been back when the borders were still more or less open. Sigh.

I think I'm detecting a pattern.

1) Idiots go into plague zone for nonsense
2) Idiots return to the alleged safety of Queensland
3) Idiots elect to LIE about where they've been
4) Idiots cavort around the scenery, potentially infecting thousands

These two particular idiots are underaged and will therefore be also suffering the wrath of parentals

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Set Your Timers

My car is going in for a service at 10 today. That gives me a little less than three hours to get my shit together, and in the middle of trying to write this post, I got this bullshit:

[Shown here: Error message over an empty post titled (Untitled), message reads "Are you sure you want to delete this post?" and in a smaller font, "You're about to delete "(Untitled)". This is permanent! No backups, no restores, no magic undo button. We

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::static noise::

Beloved is home and sleeping it off. I wish I could be that lucky or that able to follow suit.

The best option I have is caffeine. Which sort of works okay, I guess. But ceases working long about 5PM. But I should be done with the important stuff by then and honestly - who cares that my sleep cycle is broken and needs new tyres?


Sleep aids have to be herbal, dear readers. My biology is such that if I

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There's a cartoon that's shared often on Tumblr, and I relate to it greatly today.

Original Post

In my case, I've got anxiety, depression, and malaise all queueing up behind the aches and pains. Along with the usual self-doubt and defeatism that makes my life such a fun, rollercoaster-esque, dizzying, mad whirl 9_9

And in the back of my head, there's this firkin annoying little optimist who insists that I can do the thing because it will be "such fun". Yeah

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5:04 AM

I did manage a half-hour nap.

Since then, I have been living vicariously through other peeps’ SPG concert footage.

I love that band so much, it hurts.

Everything I love is out of my reach.

Yeah. Beloved still isn’t home. Life sucks. And now my back hurts. I know it’s because I’ve been lying still too long… But moving lets the cold in.

I’m hungry but I don’t want to

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Farging roadblocks!

No, this is not about traffic.

I seem to be cursed to stay at or above 91.9 kilos.

I bounced back up into solid 92kilo turf, today. Grrr.

I’m so mad at myself and frustrated and tired and, to add insult to injury, my right knee has decided to join my wrists in the Painful Rheumatism Club.

Which means I more or less have to rely on diet alone on the days when it’s painful to move.

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