Good morning folks, I hope that you had a pleasant week, and that this weekend gives you the opportunity to relax and prepare for next week. It will be another boring weekend here in sunny and thunderstormie Florida. I have every intention of spending time in the pool, maybe cooking-out, and cleaning the freezer on the pool deck. The highlight of the weekend will be playing cards with my neighborhood family Saturday night.
Over all it was a solid 3.25 week. No major issues and no medical issues beyond the norm. My INR is all over the place, Monday it was 3.5, so I stopped taking Coumadin for 2 days, and it dropped to 1.7. So I am back on Coumadin at the original dosage to be retested Monday. Yesterday I had my monthly IVIG infusion. They got a good stick on the second try, and had the medicine flowing within 30 minutes of my arrival. Five hours later I am walking out the door.
Early in the week I had my third visit with the psychologist. That is going better than I expected. I am rapidly developing a trust with her, and she seems to be helping. Clearly it is too early to definitively state I trust her completely, but I feel I am working in that direction. Other than seeing a psychologist a couple times to speak about a specific subject, my only other experiences with psychologists has been via TV and Movies, and I don’t believe that is fair baseline to judge anything. LOL
The family cruise is only a month away, actually this time next month will be day 3 of the cruise, and at about this time we will be arriving in Grand Cayman. Yes, I am very paranoid about getting sick. I figure at this point I need to last 35 days without a major problem. That will get me thru the cruise and home. It is amazing how a disease can completely change one’s thinking.
I don’t have any bones I want to pick today, and no rant all mentally fired up and ready to go. I am starting a new trend, short posts regarding how I feel. This is 2 weeks in a row of short posts.
Well folks I hope you have a pleasant day, thank you for your continued good thoughts and kind words. As always your comments are encouraged and welcomed. — Bill