I'll be back soon, and I'll tell you all about my foley catheter.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Poking my head up
Not sure where to start. I've been out of commission for a while, and will be for a while longer. Long story short, I got sick with some kind of massive strep infection that landed me in the hospital for ten days. I had pneumonia, I was septic, my vital signs were all over the place, and there were doctor's and nurses running all around me with very serious looks on their faces. Like on TV. I'm home now, but some part of this infection has made its home in my right knee which is swollen like a pumpkin, and I can't walk without a walker. That's right, a walker. I'm the youngest 85 year-old woman you've ever seen. I'm tired, I'm winded, and although I was trying to keep mental notes of all the funny things that happened in the hospital so I could share the lighter side of my near-death experience, they will have to wait. Thanks to all my friends for all their support, it means the world to me to know I have such dear friends and such a great community.