I had been lying in bed all night, shaking.
I turn to the clock, it reads 3 am.
My computer screen lightly flashes a movie I left on.
I felt too sick to watch it.
I hadn't felt right for the past three weeks.
Maybe just a stomach virus, I thought, but now I was shaking. Wheezing.
I had to get my mom.
I got out of bed and took two steps.
I didn't faint. I just collapsed.
I was too dizzy to move.
I was too dizzy to figure out which way was up. I didn't even know how to stand.
I could see my bed from the corner of my eye.
My computer flashing.
I grabbed onto the blanket and pulled.
I was too weak to even pull the blanket.
In two weeks I went from running three miles everyday to not being able to move three feet.
How did this happen to me?
How do I fix it?
I could not scream for help.
My voice didn't work.
The next three hours I stayed sideways on the floor.
I was too weak to cry. I just laid there, listening to the distance sounds of my computer.
Why would this happen to me?