I mentioned last week that Sam and I weren't feeling well. Guess what? Sam has chicken pox! He had been getting the cold sweats, and told me he thought he was getting acne from it - I was feeling so poorly that I didn't take a good look at him until Thursday night, when he got home from work, and told him that it wasn't acne....he went to Urgent Care on Friday morning.
They gave him an antiviral drug to take, and symptoms that would require a visit to the ER. He came down with those Saturday, so off to the hospital we went. After much blood work, a CT scan, chest x-ray and spinal tap, they determined that the virus hadn't gone to his brain fluid, but kept him anyway.
They gave him lots of fluids, potassium, and the antiviral drug through the IV. He had a huge room all to himself, his nurses came in wearing masks hooked up to oxygen hoses, [they looked like beekeepers] and finally got to come home Monday afternoon. All of his meals were brought in take-out containers, with even a styrofoam tray, so that nothing had to go back to the kitchen.
I get antsy when I'm stressed, need to be doing something, so I re-arranged my sewing room again. Yep. I had been sitting in my chair, feeling poorly myself, and wishing I could just lay down - so off went the chair and the couch came back.
And the back wall, where there isn't much light, now houses my computer desk. Still have to hang a wallhanging there.
I'm happy, and wondering why it only took two years to get this right.
Sam is mending, and spring is on the way, I found some flowers in the front flowerbed the other day.
Don't know what they are but they're pretty, and will probably get covered with snow at some point - we're not into April yet!
I'm still praying my oldest son doesn't get the chicken pox, he was exposed last Wednesday, and the incubation period is 10-14 days. He no longer has insurance, so it would be more of a hardship for him - we'll see!
I'm not sure if I've had chicken pox again or not, our symptoms were so similar except for the spots. I had one spot, so I probably did. They told Sam he'll be weak and tired for about a month...he got hit so hard. I seem to be doing well but get awful tired in the early evening, and that couch sure is nice, lol!
I've started over in my blog reader - hopefully I'll be able to keep up with you all now. I miss you like crazy. See you soon!