|The worst meal ever!|
I have to say I'm glad January is behind me, it's not been the best start to the New Year, before Christmas I had a couple of nasty colds that had totally floored me, so much so I ended up with steroids and antibiotics. I have a lung condition which means I have to have extra oxygen all the time, it's been this way for the last 10 years and I never really talk about as I don't want it to define who I am.
Christmas was a bit of a wash out as my breathing became more difficult, not one to complain I soldiered on and just kept having little naps to restore my batteries. On the weekend of the 4th of January I ending up being carted of in a ambulance to hospital, not my finest hour! The Ambulance men where lovely and I have only praise for having to deal with me (as I didn't want to go!)
To cut a long story short I had pneumonia, and ended up staying in hospital on the chest ward for over a week having antibiotics, nebulizers and rest. My family rallied round me, bringing in food (James Martin is seriously needed to sort out the veggie menu!) visiting me every day, twice a day for which I'm so grateful
I've been home for three weeks and have a new machine which keeps my co2 levels in my system down at night, its called a CPAP and is also used for people who suffer from sleep apnea. I averaging 3 hours sleep a night as i'm having trouble adjusting to it. That said, it's lovely to be home with all my friends popping in and I can feel my strength and stamina returning with each day.
I'm sure things will get back to normal very soon x
The moral of the story is, always get a persistent cold checked out, just in case.
Thank goodness it's February!