Saturday, April 3, 2010

I thought I was going to die.....

really. I've been sick since I came back from Santa Fe. It started as a head cold and advanced to a chest cold. Then came the GI tract. I don't know if it was related to the cold or I picked up a bug....but this was the nastiest GI bug I have ever had. Since Thursday night I haven't been more than a few feet from the bathroom. I'm sure that's more info than you want to know . But last night while being sick...I semi-passed out. I say semi because I could just faintly hear Benny (the cat) meowing incessantly in the distance. It's when he reached out to touch me with his paw that I came to. I remember thinking I might have to crawl to the phone and call for an ambulance. But instead I made it to the couch and stayed there for most the night. I weighed myself this morning....I lost 11 pounds.

After 36 hours of hell...today has been OK. I had the energy to go the store and get some Gaterade, jello, bananas...all stuff to replace electrolyes and put some sugar in the body. I'm hungry but afraid to eat anything heavy. So I guess it's clear fluids for today. Tomorrow I'm suppose to go to Mom's for Easter.

Lou is in Korea and won't be back until Friday. By then I should be all better.

2 comments:

Susan Dilger said...

Oh, honey!!! Congrats on the 11 pounds, but SHOOT, how scary to be sick and with Lou gone!!!! You poor dear. So glad you're coming back to life!!!

Cris Leonard said...

OMG! I'm so sorry you've been sick. I wish I could have been there to take care of you. Please don't pass out and get killed in the bathroom. I really don't want it to end that way for you. I'd rather you died laughing with me. Please feel better.