As per the last post I wrote (explaining the Neurochemistry of having Epilepsy and quitting smoking) I said I would talk all about that next. Forgive me. We must move to another wing of
the hospital my body.
I will also be quick. Still dead tired from the Withdrawal/Detox so that’s rather joyful. Other things going on apart from that. More Neurological fun like more Bipolar Cycling so I need to do another med adjustment. That will start in a week or so.
Now we have this. I went for a Pulmonary Function Test on my…Birthday! I’m not particularly fond of my Birthday but this one I will NOT forget!
The test was ordered (and I have another one scheduled next week to show more data) simply to check out basic stuff about my lungs. You breathe funny into a tube in different ways, the tech records it on a computer. Then he gave me a shot of Salbutamol/Ventolin (I’m already on it so I don’t know about other people.) Try things again to see if it made a difference. It did for me. That’s why Sweetie GP prescribed it. She’s not stupid.
She is DEFINITELY not stupid.
I got a call a couple of days later. I thought everything was in perfect order. Not so much. I am “showing some beginning signs of lung disease.”
*silence* I see. Or rather, I don’t see.
However, “…it’s just a little…it’s not that bad. So we’re going to send you to a Lung Specialist and see if we can get you all fixed up!“
That was from my Nurse at Sweetie GPs Office. Yes, my nurse. And my Receptionist. Structured that way? Or, Illness Membership has its privileges.
I just tried to clean up the tiniest bit of the area on the side of where I sleep on my bed. My apartment needs to be cleaned like you could never imagine. It’s never had a proper one since I moved in (and have been sick ever since.) Then dust and crap just builds and builds (also books and DVDs and other fun things where I have no room to place–except on the floor.)
It’s like I live in a very upscale garbage dump. Where cleaning actually hurts me. Therefore…
Why am I NOT using one of my Medical Procedure Masks??? o_O
Hello? They are “Procedural!” I WEAR THEM FOR PROCEDURES REQUIRING PROTECTION!!! Well, can I blame my melty-brain at the moment? Time for some Ventolin! STAT!!!
Needless to say, I was very(?) surprised about this new “turn of events.)
“Lung Disease?” Tell me what the hell THAT could be? There are loads of them. You always think the worst though, don’t you? AHHHHHH!!!! Talk to a few people (even though you don’t want to throw this shit on them!) Try and see if someone can calm you down?
Three via email and txt. Various responses. Even though she doesn’t read my blog, thank you very much my sister.
Keep you “post”ed folks. I’m slowly getting back to trying to do online things so Comments to everyone are on the list. I know it’s been a long time when I see 66 Spam Comments sitting in Akismet’s Queue!