5:55am – Alarm goes off. Half wake up, almost dead after a night of extreme humidity and very little sleep.
5:55am to 7:00am – Lie in bed groaning.
7:00am – Stumble out of bed and into bathroom. Realise shoulder is in agony from lying on it wrong.
7:02am – Take antihistamines for alergies and ibuprofen for shoulder.
7:05am – Cut self badly while shaving.
7:07am – Plans for long, hot shower disrupted by large spider.
7:15am – Stumble out of shower and take antihistamines for alergies and ibuprofen for shoulder. Again.
7:16am – Wake up sufficiently to realise have just taken twice the recommended dose of antihistamines and ibuprofen.
7:18am – Consider taking the day off. Decide have too much work to do.
7:23am – Leave home for train station. Late.
7:24am – Realise there’s a stone in right boot. Can’t spare the time to take it off and remove it.
7:37am – Arrive at train station soaked through with sweat from continuing insane humidity, and limping from stone.
7:38am – Discover trains are running late.
7:45am – Consider ringing work to warn of lateness – realise left phone at home.
8:35am – Arrive at work. Realise left keys at home.
8:40am – Discover air conditioning at work is broken, hence inside is as warm and humid as outside.
9:00am – Discover (courtesy of Slashdot) that Wyrmword’s domain name registrar has gone into corporate meltdown thanks to the CEO’s (alleged) embezzlment of funds on call girls, liposuction and chihuahuas, hence site may vanish at any moment without warning.
12:30pm to 1:30pm – Spend an hour fixing a client’s awful HTML code.
1:30pm to 2:30pm – Spend an hour fixing a client’s awful HTML code again after they re-upload it over the fixed code immediately after being told it’s fixed.
2:30pm – Informed that will have to take a meeting between graphic designer and client after boss is called away. A meeting know nothing about.
3:00pm to 3:40pm – Meeting from hell.
4:00pm – Flee work.
4:22pm – Board train. Get shoved in back by fellow rail patron causing collision with attractive young female rail patron in front. Given skull-eye by attractive young female patron for rest of journey.
5:02pm – Arrive home. Lock door and hide from world.
8:30pm – Double epsiode of NCIS. Pauley Perrette makes everything alright 🙂