You really don’t have to read this. I am just logging this flu for future reference. It was nice to read through my old blog entries from my worst flu ever from September 2005. This flu I have is certainly nasty, but not as nasty as that one. My fever routinely got over 103 with one time hitting 104. I went to the doctor twice during that episode. Didn’t feel the need on this one.
Yesterday was the same as previous days, with fever bouncing between 100-101.5. But today was better. The fever has dipped below 100 for much of the day, but still managed to top out at 101 a few hours ago. This required me to take another Tylenol with an electrolyte drink chaser, then turn the lights out and try to sleep on the living room futon. Obviously feeling better now, because looking at this LCD screen isn’t making my eyes tear up.
I listened to this Tom Bernard Podcast episode while lying down. The main subject was the 1986 Minnesota gubernatorial race in which they had Mark Rosen run for Governor for fun, and it got bit out of hand. The podcast mentions this WCCO-TV story, which gives a good summary.
I actually enjoyed Bernard’s and Rosen’s rapport back in the day, and was a regular listener. After Rosen left, I stopped listening to Bernard. It was a big deal when WCCO decided they didn’t want him moonlighting at KQRS anymore.
One thing that I disagreed with in the podcast. Bernard seems to take credit for starting funny/sarcastic sports talk. Bernard was very much inspired by Monday Night Sports Talk (MNST) with Reusse and Soucheray in the same market. MNST had been around 5 years by the time Bernard hit the airwaves.