dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,

Patient Zero Common Sense.

I'm probably going to get a lot of flack for saying this but Elly doesn't seem to know how to take very good care of herself when she's not feeling well. To start with, the part of her that cannot abide not doing anything seems to always win out over the part that remembers that she has to rest; this is why she got out of bed and did her daily monster load of laundry. It wouldn't have ruined her day if she'd let it slide or had John do it when he got home from work just as it wouldn't have upset the balance of the cosmos if she were to remind her family that their backs bend so they can jolly well pick up after themselves. Also, her inability to plan ahead has left her with no real choice but to have to go out in public to retrieve Mike, infect a lot of people and spend the rest of the day running herself ragged chasing after him; this is because it simply didn't occur to him to have him go to Annie's for the day and have a friend do that for her. Her befuddled incapability to do the simplest things without making a complete botch of them means she's sicker longer and harder than other people her age.

Tags: elly: lynn's fantasy self

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