as it turns out, apparently you cannot actually hack up a lung.
i thought i saw part of a spleen go by at one point, but it may have been a hunk of tofu from the Thai soup.
one bit of excitement in an otherwise dreary week of sickness: today, while enjoying a semi-catatonic mixture of nyquil and cough syrup, i dodged a hummingbird taking a shortcut through the living room. both doors were open in an effort to air out the vermin, and the hummer took a shortcut to the feeder.
nothing like a missile rocketing past your head at 160 mph to make you say, “why yes, i think i WILL get back under my blanket for the rest of the day.”