Need a vacation badly and some time alone somewhere! Tired of feeling
like an invalid, so I asked my doctor if I could go on vacation. He
asked why I felt I could not.
I reminded him of what he has been telling
me all along, how we have to fix the thyroid and how I have to adjust
my life in the meantime.
He looked surprised and then sad and said, "Why
I didn't mean for you to stay in the house. Sure, you can go out. You
go to work, right? You can take walks as long as you don't overexert
yourself. You can go on vacation. Just don't cross the ocean, don't go
anyplace far, don't go out of state, don't go alone, by yourself. Make
sure someone is with you. Avoid stressful situations. Sure, you can go
In other words, ...What part of I need to be alone
someplace other than here wasn't clear?