Saturday, September 24, 2011

Transfusions

I got a unit of blood, starting at 1AM. This was my first ever transfusion, and made me very grateful to EVERYONE that donates blood.  I'll be getting another unit soon.  Rebecca, my RN, has done my blood draw,and Allison just took my vital signs.

Lack of sleep is not helping me get well, but it IS making me thankful for every bit of sleep I can get.

I had a blood pressure of 95/23 last night, but this morning, it was 112/60.  Much better!

It's 4:21AM, so I am going to try for a little more sleep....or I'll call my sister Wendy, who I *know* will be up.

3 comments:

  1. Be well sweetie. We are all out here cheering for you. Just take it easy and get better and get home soon. Sounds like you are getting really good care.
    peace to you this weekend.
    fay in the family room

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  2. Thank you, Fay, for always being so supportive. I just had my vitals taken, and if I didn't have cancer or a pulmonary embolism, I'm one healthy chick! :-)

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  3. I hear ya. Go figure eh. I have been reading up some on natural cancer fighters. Just cruising the web ya know, very interesting stuff. Hard to say what someone will do though if their time ever comes to 'fight the beast'. It is not an easy thing to do to step outside the mainstream methods. i hope i never have to find out.
    make the most of all that fantastic care i know you are getting up there at banner.
    we are all out here with fingers crossed that all will go well for you.
    fay

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