Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Could Be Worse

I went to the doctor and I have quite bad cellulitis and they are worried that there may be a DVT.  I have to keep my leg raised - the GP was very firm about that.  I have antibiotics and creams and I have to be v careful.  If there is any sign things are getting worse it is straight back to the GP or A&E.

Tomorrow I am taking four small boys to the pictures.  As it is a treat I had booked the VIP seats anyway so I will be able to keep the leg stretched out.  Afterwards I shall be keeping the leg up.

There is always a bright side.  I checked and the antibiotic I have been given is one I can have with alcohol - and darn it, I will drink at least two drinks over the next few days.  Normally I wouldn't touch it, even if it should be okay, as alcohol is not really something that is going to make you better.  However at the moment I could really do with something.  Poor DH is not getting the rest he needs.  Bear is resigned, although I am being careful what I say to him.  Things will be okay.

Wean - challenge accepted.




2 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear this Syb :-( Remember that "leg raised" actually means your ankle should be above your heart. Hope all goes well xxx

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  2. Hope you are able to get the rest you need. Sounds like you need to be resting on a sofa or in bed, with your leg propped up on cushions. Can your husband or a relative/friend take the boys to the pictures? Can it be postponed for when you are better?

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