Friday, December 20, 2013
Had new bloodwork done last weekend in anticipation of my Dr appointment today. All my numbers look good except for potassium. So, because I take a diuretic the plan was to lower the diuretic by half which should bring my potassium levels up. After my potassium levels come up then they will lower the blood pressure meds by half. This is all suppose to take place within a 3 week time period. I go back in 2 weeks to have my potassium rechecked. If it is okay they lower the BP meds. I go back in March and if I have continued to lose more weight then we will discuss discontinuing all meds. YES! But today I got a call from the pharmacy that my prescription was ready (for the 1/2 strength diuretic). Turns out they phoned in the wrong strength so I have to go back to Dr office tomorrow morning and have it all straightened out. It is easier to drive back into town to get this taken care of then to sit on hold with the office and wonder if they got it right the second time around. I don't want to wait and have to have my follow-up check pushed back by even 1 extra day. Keep those fingers crossed that everything works out tomorrow morning!