Unfortunately, I'm blogging to report another bleed! Ugh! This happened during lunch on Friday. I was having lunch w/Mark and my co-worker and friend Diana, when I felt something on my neck! Mark and Diana had been talking and I asked, "Am I bleeding"? They both jumped quickly because the blood was coming fast! I grabbed some napkins and headed to the restroom, while Mark ran out to the car to get my wound care bag! I had to peel the dressing off my face, all the while trying to keep the blood from getting everywhere! I had gone to the ladies room and Mark of course had to go in there to help me! A little bit later we hear a knock on the door - a lady wanted to use the facilities, but Mark told her his wife was having a problem in there right now. We tried to put some surgicel on there, but the blood was just streaming out and we needed to keep putting pressure on there some more! Finally, it seemed like the bleeding had stopped, so we were able to put the surgicel on the area it had been bleeding from! For a split second I considered taking the rest of the afternoon off work, but once we got everything under control, I decided I may as well finish the work day off! Had to clean up the floor a bit - got some blood on my tennis shoes and my t-shirt, but no big deal. My t-shirt was black, so the blood wasn't noticable. So glad Mark was w/me - it was a little tough to get that bleed under control!
I was just looking @ the clock once I was back to work, looking for it to be five o'clock! I wanted to go home and put my jammies on and get comfy w/my little Hanz! I had an appt. right after work to have an MRI done on my left knee, since it's been hurting! Luckily, the radiology place is only a few blocks from our house and I just had to take my tennis shoes off for the procedure! I guess I'll know the results some time next week. I'm thinking those darned Crocs I love(d) to wear ruined my feet! They have no arch support and I need that bad! So, I'm back to wearing my tennis shoes all the time!
I just got back from running a few errands - I was @ Wal-mart looking @ in the pharmacy area, when I felt a hand on my shoulder. I turned expecting to see someone I knew, but no. It was an old lady that asked, "Did you get burned"? So I had to explain the whole avm thing. She didn't say much afterwards. I really DO NOT like to be approached like that. At least there are times after an experience like that the person will say something like, "well we'll keep you in our prayers" or "Ill pray for you". I just wish everyone would keep their curiosity in check!
Well, got lots to do around the house! Here is an old photo that Celia found - I'm guessing we're in our early 20's! Funny, huh?
Love to all!
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Posted by Dulce at 1:09 PM