Thursday, November 29, 2007

Preoccupied

I've not finished a SINGLE project all week. Mostly because I've had this contraption on my mind:

For those of you lucky enough to have never needed one...it's a CT Scanner (a "CAT" scan.) And I took a trip through that hole this morning. I had to drink a bum-load of this:

(Oh, ok, just 3 bottles. Still. And the friendly fruit images on the bottle are a decoy. It tastes like white glue.)

and then I got one of these as a prize:

(I'm talking to the nurse as she prepares the IV and I'm right in the middle of a sentence and say "I'll wait til you're finished", you know, with my eyes squeezed shut so I can't see the poke. And she says, "Hon, I am finished." Man, she was good.)

It was all over in 90 minutes and other than the mini-freakout I had last night on learning of my copay ($250!!!) I think it went rather well.

Lest you all worry from my ToooMuchInfo posting tonight, I've had a persistent kidney infection. Stubborn bugger. The CT is just a precaution to rule out abscess, and I fully expect it to be normal. (Good vibes sent my way won't hurt either.)

Your regularly scheduled sewing humor should commence asap.

7 comments:

  1. I'm beaming healing vibes your way right this minute. I hope you feel better soon. I'm with you on the IV - I can't watch - there is no faster way to make me faint. Blech!!

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  2. First thought, Yikes, that does not look like any of your other sewing projects. Thank god, you got out of that alive. I know how desceptive the labelling can be on pretest bottles. Barf....Trust that this gets to the cause and cure. All my best.

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  3. Did you read my comment on GRATITUDE?

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  4. Thank you for the well wishes. Having a pain day today, which sucks since its the weekend & I want to be working on projects.

    sis, I did read your comments & I thank you very much! You're very sweet (and I'm still waiting on that big-girl tutu pic! LOL)

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  5. Jemima Bean - I feel your pain on the IV - I've had a few in the last couple of days. Glad you got out of the hospital only having to drink 3 bottles of white glue! I had to leave parts behind :)

    Hope you are okay - g

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  6. You will be fine - but sending hugs anyway xx

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  7. I hope you are feeling better?!? sorry to hear you had to go through that....I pray your outcome is good. That is a nagging pain I imagine when all you want to do is sew.

    PS the elvis skirt and top is adorable! you have a great imagination

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