"No, really, there is color in your cheeks. You don't look as. . . pale."
"What is Wan?"
"Well, you were looking nearly dead for a while there."
"I kind of noticed."
"But you are looking better, now!"
"Kind of like a person?"
"Kind of like a person."
And that, my friends, is what a couple days of thyroid meds will do for you. Let you sleep, and make you feel kind of like a person.
Thanks for all the help so far, friends and family! We've got three more months until I am at full person status, but kind-of-like-a-person status has been achieved (and thank you so much to J.B.L. for a chocolate shake and fries on Saturday night, that was the highlight of my weekend).