Mayor Thomas M. Menino revealed Wednesday that he was “a pretty sick guy” when he first checked into Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Oct. 26 after an Italian vacation. But he declared that he is on the mend from a viral infection and a compression fracture in his back, even while offering no timetable for his discharge, let alone a return to City Hall. “I felt lousy, really lousy,” Menino said in a telephone interview from his hospital room.
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