It seems as if everyone is sick, myself included! This is my second day stuck in bed. I have a horrible cough and my throat is swollen and achy. I used to think that it would be nice to be sick in bed. Not too sick, obviously, but sick enough where I had no choice but to lounge about and read. If only that were the case! Yesterday I read for no more than an hour. I just wasn’t feeling it. I think part of the problem is the book I am reading. Which sounds bad, because it’s really not the book’s fault! I am reading The Marriage Plot and don’t get me wrong, I am loving it, but I think in this state I am in, I need something a little lighter. Maybe some YA. I want to give The Marriage Plot my full attention and I am just afraid I can’t do that while I am sick. I think another issue is that Eugenides publishes books so infrequently that I am almost scared to read this one because then it will be over. So I am not sure where my reading will lead me today. I hope I don’t spend the entire day watching TV though like I did yesterday!
Do you have a hard time reading when you are sick? Do you tend to read quicker, “easier” books when you’re sick?
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