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Day 189, Loving Myself Healthy....

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Today has been a pretty good day. I got up early so that DH & I could go take care of the granddaughters' dogs. Then I dropped him at home & went to the Y to teach 2 hours of swim lessons. When I left there I felt that I was going to cough up a lung for sure... picked DH back up & went to care for dogs again and then drove straight to the urgent care. Diagnosis: pneumonia. They gave me a breathing treatment & my lung capacity didn't improve at all after 20 minutes of treatment... sigh... the xrays looked rough according to 2 doctors so they sent them to a radiologist for more analysis. They gave me a steroid shot & an antibiotic shot. Prescribed antibiotics and a codeine based cough syrup. I was told to REST. Hmmm. I am going to do just that, believe it or not.

My food has actually been TOO low today. Less than 1000. I just don't feel like eating. My exercise was actually pretty high because of the workout at the Y, swimming.

I'm tired. Going to bed. I'll post more tomorrow. I hope that the medicine will help me to be able to sleep without having to sit up all night. When I lay down, I feel like I am drowning. UGH.

Sweet dreams....
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BE-THE-CHANGE 3/10/2013 8:47AM

    Take care of yourself, my friend. Get lots of rest!

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ROSAMARCELLE 3/10/2013 8:42AM

    I hope the antibiotics work quickly & you feel better soon. emoticon

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DONNA_VT 3/10/2013 8:03AM

    emoticon Hope you are feeling better soon.

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BRE2003SB 3/10/2013 8:00AM

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WISLNDR 3/10/2013 6:21AM

    Well, now you know you are officially SICK. Have a leisurely Sunday with lots of rest; you don't need any reason to permit yourself to lounge around!

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SISSIE21 3/10/2013 3:41AM

    Oh boy. Take care of yourself. So glad you got to the doc and now have antibiotics. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TATTER3 3/10/2013 12:42AM

    Be well! Keep Sparkin'!!

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IMAVISION 3/9/2013 10:10PM

    I am happy to hear that you went for medical help, Dawn, & that you caught it before a hospital stay was needed.

Please, do rest - even when you start to feel some better - just try to make sure that you are completely healed before resuming your commitments.

God bless!

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MT-MOONCHASER 3/9/2013 9:57PM

    Make sure you take care of yourself. Pneumonia is not something to mess around with.

I hope that you slept well and will have a good Sunday.

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