Well, instead I've spent the majority of the day bonding with my bed, but I also:
Had my throat swabbed and medicine subsequently shoved into the back of my mouth
Had... something (I don't know what) shoved up my nose and into my throat (I'm sorry, was that too graphic for you? Trust me, I could tell you more.)
Was given a million pills to take over the course of the next three days (tried tweeting a picture, realized it didn't work)
Watched some movies
Worked on my cross-stitch that I brought from home for 3 hours
My throat really burned for about an after going to the doctor, not to mention the nasty taste in my mouth every time I swallowed, but then it was magically Not Sore for about 5 hours. Dr. Wong speaks some English, enough to understand what I was telling him, but not enough to really efficiently tell me what's wrong. All I know is that there's some post-nasal drainage going on and that it's causing an infection in my throat. I don't know why my ears hurt because we kind of hit a communication wall at that point, so I just nodded my head and smiled. Then they loaded me up on drugs and sent me home! For $5.15 (USD, going off of today's conversion rate), I can't complain too much about the price. That includes all the pills and the visit. Awesome, right? I think I can handle this National Healthcare System they've got going on over here in Taiwan.
Honestly, though, I'm still enjoying myself. I'm enjoying my long-yearned for Alone Time, the fact that I don't have any obligations for a few days... This isn't such a bad way to spend a vacation.
Also, the Pills:
Don't ask me what they are or what they are for (other than making me better), because I haven't the faintest idea. I take all of these three times a day for three days. Cool, right? If there's any other nasty bug inhabiting my body and waiting to strike, I have a feeling its days are numbered.
Meanwhile, I hope this whole shooting off fireworks thing doesn't last all night, because I'd really like to get some sleep.