well shucks ya'll. I come to SP to track my food and read - but I just don't know what to say. It feels like my days just keep passing me by here.
Meninjitis is YUCK. It takes FOREVER to feel better. My IVs seem to flow all day and night. The infectious disease ppl were very happy with the latest MRI but wanted to continue the IV meds for another 4 weeks and then want to do another MRI in April (which will be a few days after the IV meds stop - Im sure they wanna see what happens in my noggin when the IV goes away. Me too honestly.
Then of course, there is the hearing test. Please please let me start hearing again. I think I am - weird things like... kids outside - the dishwasher - the fan on the laptop - I couldn't hear those before... and I think its getting better.
The Endocrine is going to manage the diabetes and thyroid. I've been wanting to see an endocrine dr instead of internal general. They took a bunch of blood (thank you pick line btw) and then gave me the shock of my life....
WE couldn't get an A1C reading because of your transfusion.
Yeah apparently I had two units of blood during my brain surgery. And no one bothered to tell me that.
Did you know they cant get an A1c reading after that? Yeah I didn't either.
Does that explain my insanely high blood sugar. WEll maybe. But truthfully - everything tasted like YUK after surgery - and then hubby kept trying to get me things to eat and normally leaned towards the bread and sugar.... If you look at my meter, my average for 7 14 and 21 days are all over 200.
So the endo dr says - check your eating and come back in a month. Write down your blood sugars. Gives me the ugliest book in the world to write them in. GAWD that just wont do. I wish they made CUTE books to put your glucose readings in.
Besides that - she didn't give me any of the "diabetic literature to read"... Of course, come on now - I just gotta curb the carbs and sugar... weed them outa my diet and my brain... and get out the atkins book and do a FRESH OVER ... cuz lets face it. I know the drill. well for the diabetes anyway.
The Dizzyness is really on my nerves.
I mean - really yer gonna get dizzy from stretching in the bed? I didn't even get up? And then the Dr told me I could start walking right? So the first time was great.. the 2nd time I was like.. fixing to fall on my face when I got back home. THen the other day - I was so happy I thought lets see what happens if I try to run. At first I was ok (hubby was holding my hand so that the cars didn't run me over) then I tried to RUN. Duuuuuuuuuude. It so didn't work. Good lawd have mercy.. the whole world was jumping up and down - and I trulythought I was gonna hurl right there in the street. Yeah Im not there yet. But I tried.
I'll get there!
Meanwhile - its a week to purge the junk and start making better decisions. Not perfect cuz that just makes me angry and grumpy. I'll tell ya a secret tho.
When Im hungry - and cant eat or don't know what to eat... I find myself wanting a cigarette. I know I know.. its been four months. I shouldn't. But I actually do. I literally caught myself reaching for a cigg. And it wasn't there. very weird. Even working from home makes me frantic... cuz I wanna get so much done - theres so much to do - Im so used to being the "superstar" of getting things done. And right now I end the day most of the time aggravated that it didn't get all done. And I cant get any overtime since Im working from home either. frustrating.