Thank you for the good wishes.
The good news is that I got to see an acupuncturist today and she helped a lot. The bug is not all gone; but the sweats, the pain in my kidneys and the congestion are all greatly diminished. I was well enough to make a big pot of chicken soup. I am taking echinacea capsules every two hours.
And I'm about to go up to bed and not set the alarm.
I took a hot bath last night, and could barely make it afterwards from the bathroom to the bed; I don't think I'll do that one again for a while.
It may be a fever-fantasy, but I got the image today that the T volunteered for the role of villain in order to give us the chance to wake-up-together-differently. Which we really need to do anyway, no matter what...
May we all wake up more inspired, and with a clearer view of reality. G'night.