It's not an easy admission. Better to pretend sometimes, make a joke about it. There's always the possibility of reverting to professional assistance from either the Almighty or Prescription Medication. And then there's calm acceptance. In short your correspondent is what used to be called a Shut-In. A whispering description rather than something to be proud of.
The only question that remains, is what kind of a Shut-In? And I do have a heavy
window curtain that keeps the heat from the sun out of my attic. Unfortunately
it's not one of those curtains that can be surreptitiously twitched. Last time I
tried that the entire light of day defense arrangement came tumbling down. I
terrible give away.