Saturday, February 13, 2010
Right after we arrived home on Thursday afternoon, the doctor's office called with the results of my CT scan.. The initial good news is that there was no sign yet of pneumonia. YES!!!!! The iffy news is that something else appeared on the scan on my right lung. The doctor said it was one of three things. It could be some scar tissue, it could be the lung going through a "sloughing" process (I don't know what that means) or it could be that I coughed so hard that the lung became inflamed. Based upon the force of that vicious cough, I believe it was the latter. So did the doctor. However, since the lung is inflamed, that means that I'll have to be super careful in everything I do for the next 2 + weeks. If I'm not, I will likely get the pneumonia and be sicker than I can imagine. So I'm walking a very fine line here. I have to have some level of activity daily but not too much. I short walk and then rest sounds good, as long as it isn't too cold outside. I am determined to be very, very careful!