I woke up today and am edematous again. Not as bad as yesterday, but whats up with that? Usually I get edematous by the end the day, not the beginning. I am not going to sit around peeing all day at work again today. Since I really watch my salt I just am suprised about this. I think I must be having a little problem with my heart failure again. Well, it had just better go away because I am having a doctorless year next year.
We were talking at work about how bad our insurance is. None of us can afford to go to the doctor. In the old days we could have told a doctor at work about how we were feeling and get a script for antibiotics if we needed them or what ever we needed to get better, not now a days. In the old days we got professional discounts. Not now. I said it is bad enough now I am going to have to start going to the Hy Vee urgent care, LOL. Do they have those where you all are? How convienant. Do your shopping, stop and get seen and get your medicine all in one trip! A helpful smile in every isle.
Tonight is my last night at work. Dentist in the morning, Yik. I hate getting all numb in my mouth. When I was a smoker I would insist on trying to smoke. It is really hard to try and suck on a cigarette when you can't feel your lips. Addicted as I was though I always gave it the good college try, LOL. I must have looked a sight. Hopefully after they are done I will come home and get some sleep and it will be un numb by the time I wake up.
I guess if I am stilling having trouble with edema tomorrow I will call my doctor and see if my HCTZ should be increased. What makes this so bad is I have to drink water for my weight loss journey, but I can't drink alot of water for my heart failure so instead I want to eat, can't drown out those cravings with water. Guess I will have to start drinking lemon water. I am going to look back in my journal. Seems like I had worse trouble with fluid last year at this time.
Warning. Got a patient last night, heart attack and new diabetic. Young guy. Says it isn't true, just ate too much peanut brittle! Now how much to you have to eat to get a blood sugar of 350? So careful everyone, the peanut brittle is deadly.
Take care all.