3.) Practice your backyard casting.
6.) Go for a
hike walk in a park
7.) Realize that your doctor was right and
hiking walking in the park hurts quite badly
10.) Think about using all this time to be more productive in your day job better
11.) Remember you aren’t disciplined enough to do #10
16.) Feel nostalgic looking at old pictures
17.) Feel even more nostalgic looking at really old pictures
21.) Dunkenly sulk
24.) Plan a trip for every season of the next year, just in case you’re better by then
25.) Sulk sulk sulk
27.) Get hopeful, try doing something fun
28.) Spend the next two days recovering from that fun thing
29.) Sulk sulk sulk sulk sulk sulk
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