As I mentioned in my post in May, I was about to start one of my longest hospital stays on February 20, 2015. I think anyone could admit that being in the hospital isn’t the most enjoyable place to be but some of us do our best to stay positive while we are there. I… Continue reading Temple Hotel – extended stay
My last post, I mentioned that I was discharged from the hospital on Feb 8th, 2015, post an ablation. I left the hospital feeling nauseous but they gave me some zofran and I was feeling better. Or was I? Food was turning my stomach and I thought I was tired of hospital food. Makes sense,… Continue reading How did I get here?
I expressed how grateful I was to be back in my own home when I was discharged on January 31st. Jan 31 fell on a Friday in 2015. I was getting used to wearing my life vest and being home again. The visiting nurse and physical therapist appointments were set up. All was well, or… Continue reading “Johnny Cash.”
8 days. The first of my 66 hospital days in 2015. Most of the time was a whirlwind but I started to get the routine down. So many people were in and out – hospital staff, family and friends – that it was quite a blur. My main goal was to get discharged and return… Continue reading “You have no idea how sick you are, do you?” Part II
January 2015! I survived the last days of 2014 despite being in heart failure. Following the primary care’s plan, I went to see my cardiologist, Dr. Branigan. She was treating me for and managing a mild cardiomyopathy I was diagnosed with when I was 35 years old. She ordered an ECHO during my visit… Continue reading “You have no idea how sick you are, do you?” Part I
December 2014. My life was as normal as the next persons until December 2014. I was diagnosed with a sinus infection. Normal, right? People get sinus infections, take an antibiotic and feel better. I felt worse. I felt awful. Two weeks after that initial visit to the doctor, I returned to my primary care because… Continue reading “Why are you so boring?”