Sometimes, no, most times you need to be a super sleuth regarding your health. My doctor kept talking about a medication that would be out in 6 months. False... It's it now. Also she has problems ordering medication and ended up ordering a generic brand that didn't work for me. Needless to say, I sent three messages via the patient portal and waiting on replies about changing to this new medication, and fixing the prescription that she put in while I was in the office.
We are vaccinated, boosted as much as we can and the post COVID fatigue is still hanging around. We are doing much better though. We are back to meal planning, cooking, and household chores. We are also recommitted to making sure our health is our top priority. I recently had an endocrinology appointment and I'm doing great. My labs were mostly good. A little too much on my thyroid medicine so we are reducing that to a third of what I'm taking. My main issue is that vertigo is making walking a struggle at times. If I'm walking down the hallway at school and glance down another hallway and look forward, I get dizzy 🥴 NO FUN! One day at a time, right?
I have dodged getting COVID until this past week. Thank goodness I was vaccinated and boosted. I honestly feel that kept me from having compromised lungs. Don't get me wrong, it sucks. I had a fever for four days, then the congestion hit. But, while I am coughing and sneezing still, everything is productive, and it's not settling into my lungs. I also finally tested negative on Monday. The fatigue hitting hard is real! Last night, I had to call rescue for Jerry. Because we have been feeling cruddy, we weren't eating right or taking our medicines. I should say that some of us weren't....not naming names, but it was Jerry. His body went into diabetic ketoacidosis, and he is on a ventilator in the hospital's ICU. Scary shit!! I stayed away from the hospital so I could continue to rest up and get better. He is sedated and wouldn't know I was there, but that doesn't mean I don't feel incredibly guilty. I contacted the nurses, and he is improving, although it