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I’ll Take Post-Concussion Activities for 200, Alex

Since being diagnosed with post-concussive syndrome last week, I’ve entertained myself in various ways.  Here’s a sampling:

English: iPad 2 with Smart Cover running iMovie.

English: iPad 2 with Smart Cover running iMovie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  •  Played 635 games of solitaire on the work I-pad.  Sure, I know I should have been doing actual work on the darned thing, but I had to keep checking my vision and cognitive abilities, didn’t I?
The moon Rosalind of Uranus.

The moon Rosalind of Uranus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  •  Investigated steps involved to legally change my name to include a middle name (Delilah, Rosalind and Sophia are the top contenders – except that naming myself for a moon of Uranus only sets me up for endless jokes from my boys)

 Kindle App Updated to Version 2.1, New Fonts a...

  • Spent hours admiring the unread selections on my Kindle for PC app, Kindle for Android app, and Kindle for I pad app (Vision too blurry still to actually READ for any length of time but the pretty bookcovers kept me quite entertained. ).  If I live to be 100 I probably couldn’t read all the books I’ve downloaded.    That isn’t my Kindle account, but I’ve noticed a few I wouldn’t mind downloading…

  • Slept about twice as much as usual, which means I’ve probably slept about the amount that normal people sleep, and about one-eighth as much as my dog, Shelby sleeps.


  • Pondered whether the career choices I made, and the ones I didn’t make, last week  were the right ones…
Pie chart showing causes of concussion in scho...

Pie chart showing causes of concussion in schoolchildren from Ontario (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • Learned to make pie charts because it was easier than learning to make decent pie crust – one thing at which I truly suck.   (I also spent an inordinate amount of time trying to determine how “struck by person” and “assault” would be different.  Maybe it’s just me?)
Best Final Jeopardy Category Ever

Best Final Jeopardy Category Ever (Photo credit: AsGood)

  • Took the on-line audition test for prospective Jeopardy contestants.  Yes, I did.  I was curious to see how my addled brain would do…I was stumped on a couple of the questions (5o total, 15 seconds allotted for each) but I thought I did surprisingly well.  For someone who didn’t even recognize they had a concussion last week.  Even though I couldn’t remember if I had fed the dog or put on clean underwear (or any for that matter), I suddenly remembered the name of the host of Jeopardy from many years ago when my mother was the reigning Jeopardy queen – Art Fleming.  I doubt anything will come of the on-line audition/test, but imagine the blog fodder if I were selected!


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