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?”