I don’t actually remember too much about Wednesday night or Thursday. I am not saying that it had anything to do with the prescription drug that I took on Wednesday evening after my doctor visit…but..I was prescribed Cymbalta, to try to settle the swollen sciatic nerve in my back/leg. About 3 hours after taking the medication I tried to stand up, according to Greg, with difficulty. I was feeling incredibly sick and struggling to breathe. My body, I remember was shaking with chills, Greg was in a T shirt. I made it to the bedroom but was not able to get undressed by myself.Until about 1am Greg kept watch on me whilst my body shook with the cold my head felt like it was somewhere else and I heaved to breathe. Yesterday morning I was still nauseas but dressed to go down and help Greg at the barn, I was sick again and all day ate one piece of toast which stuck in my throat and drank a can of soda. I was unable to get down to the barn and slept until 1pm. I had 2 phone calls..but can’t remember their content. My blood pressure last night ( after BP medication) was 184 over 108. I repeat, I am not saying that it was the medication…..but I am NEVER going to open that bottle again. I am happy to report that today I feel much better, the nausea has gone, breathing is normal, appetite isn’t back but I wont fade away ..and I up and ready to go to work! I am sorry, I usually make my daily diary light reading but in all honesty I feel that my story may just help someone else. Greg is very happy to have me back again!!
On a different subject, we are excited to welcome Jasper to the farm. This evening he will be arriving from Wisconsin to spend a few weeks in the Pacific North West. He is the first of our Summer WOOFER interns,we are looking forward getting to know him, hopefully his experience at Gentle Giant Meadows will be a good and memorable one.
Well, I am happy to say that I am ready to go down to the barn, the smile is back on my face and Greg is very happy to have me back !! Please take care, keep safe and keep us in your thoughts and prayers..seems like we need is, smile