Skip to comments.This is Swampsniper's Daughter (Update at # 195, he's home)
Posted on 07/27/2013 6:04:05 PM PDT by Mary Litwin
Swampsniper is in the hospital. We called 911 this morning at 1AM. He is OK for the most part. Just really scared us. He is in room 4023 in Flagler here locally. He asked me to let you know what was going on. He should be coming home soon, and I may have over-reacted but I'd rather err on that side of caution in this case.
Thanks for starting this thread Mary.
I’m glad you’re back. I love the pictures you put up. I have windows8 also and it is different. One thing that helped me was [f you run your cursor down in the lefthand corner where the icon for the metro screen comes up. Right click and a menu comes up with a lot of the useful stuff on it, File explorer, task manager, control panel etc, etc.
Looks like I will be around in fits and starts, too wired to really relax.
Good to hear from you! Hope you are doing better.
I think I’m at the point where stuff wears out faster than I can grow it. It is a humbling experience.
Isn’t it funny how the body we carelessly ride through life becomes our ever more fragile connection to it?
Very good news that you’re back home! Prayers answered. More on their way. Keep us posted!
Glad you are back all sassy and such. Can hardly wait till you get your sense of humor back. ;)
see post 195
Glad you’re back!
Gees Louise. I am a piker compared to you and Mesta. So are all in this house, save one.
I hydrate myself every ding dong day. All day long until about 9 pm. Just to keep any kidneys from complaining. I have wondered whether doing that may keep gout away...all that uric acid, etc. Doing this is a pain for restaurants, though.
Take good care of yourself my FRiend. Great to have you back.
Now that’s an “Unnngh” moment if I ever heard one!
Good to see you’re okay!
And that the pets weren’t plotting against you.
(Mine do, hence why I pondered that.)
Big sigh of relief over here in Texas.
God bless you brother, glad you are back.
You have a lot left to do here before you go!
Thanks for all your hard work.
I did some research last night, ALL the problems that landed me in the hospital this time are side effects from prescribed drugs, Enalapril and hydrochlorothiazide. Looking back I've been going downhill for months, major leg cramps, muscle pains all over and my lung therapy wasn't really effective.
When I got to the ER my kidney function was 15%, severe gout, couldn't walk, dehydrated and anemic to the point they gave me 2 units of blood as soon as they could get it.
I'm off of both drugs, last night I had the first pain free night of good sleep I've had in months, I can walk around and I'm actually feeling almost good sometimes.
When I checked out Monday my doctor told me to make an appointment for next week, I called this morning and he doesn't work there anymore! I had a near scene with him on Monday, he didn't want me to leave the hospital but I raised Hell Army style and he signed me out, and that is good because I was leaving no matter what he said.
Now I really suspect he was in CYA mode, he was in a panic state.
I never liked the idea of researching every prescription as soon as I got it, don't want my head to influence the results, but now I wish I had checked out the side effects, I could have spared myself a lot of pain.
Yesterday he was feeling awful I took his blood pressure and it was 86/46. Too many blood pressure meds!
That is the bad side, on the good side, no one in his family has ever lived to be 78! Every day is a blessing.
My BP was almost gone when I got to the ER, they had to insert a catheter in my carotid for the transfusion, it was the only thing they could find.
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