Sorry for the radio silence after Mon. I had prescheduled the Monday Memes, thankfully.
DD1 took me to the ER last Sunday night, because I thought I was having a pulmonary embolism. Because of my chest pain, they took me in right away.
The chest x-ray, and the Cat scan proved that to be negative. Thank God!!
But because of the chest pain, they admitted me for a full heart work up. Tests and more tests!!
EKGs, several times, echocardiogram, and a chemical stress test, and I don’t remember what else. Oh yeah, I wore a heart monitor the whole time.
The oxygen felt good! And laying in the bed, with raised head sure helped my breathing!
At 1 point on Monday, I had 2 IVs, 1 in each bend of my arms!! Not fun!
Thankfully, Sis and Mama came to visit bright and early. Otherwise, how was I supposed to eat, or do anything else, without bending either arm??
After Sis fed me, I kept asking her to pull up the covers, cuZ I was cold. Then to put them down cuZ I was hot. After about the 8th time, she finally caught on. “You’re just doing that on purpose to see how many times I’ll do it, ain’t ya?” ” Well”, pretending to be shamefaced, ” yeah, kinda!” Happily for me, she saw the joke, and laughed. Whew!
The food was good, except I was on a cardiac diet, so no salt. Yuck! Still good tho. The lemon herbed chicken was so good, I had it every day, twice a day!
The only result found was a slightly enlarged heart. Which could be just from being tall, and/or my weight. Sigh, not able to do anything about my height, and seems like I can’t do anything about my weight either. I know it’s not really true about my weight, but yo-yo dieting is so much worse (for me at least) than staying fat.
Wed night I escaped my captors! And now I have a hospital bed, at home, to ease my breathing. Yay!
Friday I went to my primary, and more blood tests- ouch!
Also, I’m scheduled for a cardiologist consult. And I asked for a pulmonary consult. She also told me to ask my pysch about taking Topamax for weight loss. At 350, I know I gotta do something, or die.
So, that was my week. How was yours??