Thursday, March 21, 2013
Last thursday I had a vascular doppler (ultrasound) on my leg to check on the progress of dissolving my blood clot. While the technician couldn't tell me what she saw, she did tell me that she didn't see anything "alarming." I didn't really know what to make of that. Either 1) she knew that I had a blood clot already, and was simply not seeing anything beyond that or 2) the blood clot was dissolved. I was really hoping for #2, but didn't want to say anything until I got the official Dr.'s reading of the results, which I got this morning.
It was a clear scan!!!! That was what I have been hoping for, and makes me very happy, and is a huge weight off of me.
But that also means that I can now schedule my knee surgery, which scares me more than just a little. But I know it is the only way I am going to be able to do what I want. Right now I am waiting on my Ortho's office to get back with me on scheduling the surgery.
As far as exercising is going, I have upped my schedule to swimming 1500-2000 meters / 4 times per week, and riding the stationary bike 30 min/3 times per week. I'm still not doing a very good job at tracking my calories, etc. but am trying.
Thanks all the support!