Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hospital Instead of Market

So, I thought I was doing better last night, but I guess I was just fooling myself.  I couldn't fall asleep because I was feeling extremely shaky and my chest was pounding so hard that I was sure my heart would spring out of my body. (This seemed weird to me because I had taken several types of medication that were supposed to induce drowsiness and alleviate anxiety!)  Not only that, but my whole body -  especially my legs  -  felt both hot and cold at the same time.

At 6am, I woke up intending to go to the market and sell my wares,  but I was still feeling terribly weird and, well, a bit scared too.  So, I decided to go to the hospital instead.

As hospital visits go, it wasn't too bad. The whole experience took maybe two and a half hours, perhaps three. And, towards the end, when I finally got to see the doctor who was handling my case I was super stoked because he only spoke directly to me, totally unacknowledging Lucy's presence, and talked pllainly to me as he would to any other patient.

I was given stronger allergy medicine and told that all of the symptoms would go away in a few days.  Hopefully, this will be true - I still feel so weird! 

Because I didn't sleep very well last night and because waiting in a hospital always exhaust me, I came home, ate brunch, and napped with my two sweet cats.

My boys are good nurses and hot water bottles!

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