I know I haven’t been updating much, but I’ve been making the rounds with my local doctors after I got back home from Philadelphia & also doing a few more tests.
I promised I would keep politics out of my blog.
I’ll hold to that outside of commenting on recent events about a “witty” sound byte made by a public official about healthcare.
To me, it’s been a nonpartisan issue for years. I can’t keep my mouth shut any longer.
This is my morning cocktail of current meds. Continue reading
Yesterday I had a check-up with my nurse practitioner & doctor. I’m doing so well I won’t need a bronchoscopy (it’s a procedure where they go into your lungs & check for potential rejection/infections/other problems) for another 3 weeks or so.
Those of us post lung transplant know what a big deal that is. Continue reading
I think it’s fitting that my local oxygen supplier called me this morning to arrange for a pick-up of my oxygen on Rare Disease Day.
One of the things that happened after my lung transplant was that I became diabetic from the high amount of steroids they give us.
I have been away awhile.
Since the last update I did have to go back to the hospital and was there most of January.
Turns out, the rest of my body didn’t like my first set of drugs (cocktail). I’ll spare all the gory details, but it WAS NOT fun.