Sunday, 6 April 2008

Phew !!!!

Well, what a week !?!

As I posted last Monday, it started so well. I didn't quite manage to do as much as I would have like to, but the day went ok. I got to my appointment at the surgery 10 minutes early, but the doctor was running 30 minutes late (hmf) but, I sat patiently (no pun intended) and went in at 5.30. I was checked over, no chest infection but still a course of antibiotics for an ongoing nasally-sinussy type problem. I had to book another appointment for Wednesday for routine stuff ( I was only allowed to do this because the doctor gave me a paper requesting the appointment, otherwise it would've been back to the phone queue the next morning).
By the time I got out it was too late to go to the chemist, so my daughter went for me the next day. I took the first of my tablets at 4pm-ish, by 5 I was in pain, by 6pm a rash had started and I had pain when I swallowed, like a lump in my gullet. By this time I was alone. I phoned the emergency number given out by the surgery.

Thankfully, I spoke to a lovely nurse. With house phone in one hand, I called Tim (at work) from my mobile for him to come home. It was all quite scary. The nurse talked me through everything, and by the grace of God, I didn't need to go into hospital.

I'd never had a reaction to antibiotics before so it was quite a shock, and knocked my system around for a few days.
All better now, but I have to start a course of different antibiotics tomorrow eeekkk !!!!

All in all it's been a funny week, but I did get some light relief on Thursday when I ordered a kit from QVC, just to cheer myself up you understand LOL. I hope it doesn't take too long to come.

This is what we woke up to this morning..............

.......................beautiful white winter wonderland! This is the Weigela in the garden. It's hard to think that in a few weeks it will be full of buds, maybe even some flowers, yet this morning it was white as..........well, snow!

Love and Blessings


1 comment:

Raspberry Grace said...

That would have been scary Elaine, and going to the doctor is a trial at the best of times!

Just think though, it could have been worse, you could have caught manflu :-P

love, Rasp xx