Friday, January 25, 2008

System down, awaiting successful reboot

Sustained partial autonomic failure. Not in hospital. Will await further developments. Apologies, please talk amongst yourself. I hope to be better by tomorrow or must decide to go to ER. Saw a friend. That was nice.

It hurts. It really hurts. I regret nothing. Stupid heart. Trying to stay very, very still and hoping it will forget about me. Autonomic hide and seek. Not a brilliant plan….but best I have left.

16 comments:

kathz said...

Very best wishes and lots of love - thinking of you. I hope it passes.

Wheelchair Dancer said...

hang in!

WCD

Hermes said...

No apologies. Get better, or at least as well as can be. Breath in, breath out - the secret of a long life.

Gaina said...

We subconsciously save our best plans for last, don't worry about it :).

Hope you feel as well as you can soon ((HUG)).

FridaWrites said...

My thoughts are with you. Hope you're feeling better.

Daisy said...

(((elizabeth)))

Elizabeth McClung said...

Long night but thanks to Linda and Oxygen (and opiates) am here; still playing autonomic yo-yo, but they are slowly coming back, inside the parameters of needing to go the hospital. I am up an hour with pain pill but back to bed soon. Thanks. Just wanted to let you know that since the diastolic is at 90's instead of 100-110's for third day in a row, I don't think I need to go to hospital now. Will see as day comes but so far, the drunk guy in the brain going, "Let's push this RED button and see what happens" is slowing down.

Linda has been great, though it is a trip to recieve care when you lose eyesight, it is like casper the caretaker: you hear here over there and suddenly she is massaging out your spasms, then gone then back with pills putting in your mouth. Very trippy.

cheryl g. said...

Glad to hear things are settling down. Maybe the drunk guy with the red button finally passed out.

Hugs!

Anonymous said...

Thinking of you. Hope it gets better soon.

sly civilian said...

take care...thinking of you both.

Ruth said...

Hope you feel better soon!

Olivia said...

Thinking of you, Elizabeth. I love your blog. And virtual hugs to Linda too, who clearly deserves some!

Lisa Harney said...

I'm glad to hear this is winding down. I'm sorry I didn't see this when it was posted. :(

You have all my best wishes and hugs, as always.

Devi said...

You have my best wishes as well.

A Bear in the Woods said...

Keep breathing...

The rest will follow.

Elizabeth McClung said...

I am a bit too weak to follow up individually but thank you everyone for the best wishes like sly civilan and ruth and lisa and bear in the woods(?) Daniel?, and Olivia.

I slept a lot and my systolic is stable but my diastolic is way low like 128/50 and sticking there and off and on erratics and funny color faces and one foot red and one foot white (like alice in wonderland). But on oxy and yeah, the autonomic system is still wacky and it hurts in my chest but what I have will NOT kill me (or damage organs) it is just unpleasant and I will continue to rest if I have to cancel appointments until I am stable again. I wish there was a wonder drug that made things right (no, that one just makes you FEEL like things are right).

Thanks again for the support. It really does help.