That is right, I have failed. I was unable to complete the last medical test. I must say right now, if you know me and don’t want to hear any more about my internal workings, or if you don’t know me and you’re just fine without hearing about my bodily functions, leave right here. No harm, no foul. Come back some other day and I’ll talk about puppies and rainbows.
So this is my day I got up I set up my makeshift office at the kitchen table, and pottied in the jar for the last time. Had two conference calls, a storm of emails and then hopped in the shower.
Ran to the lab dropped off my jug o’urine and let them suck out my blood. Back home, more emails, blah blah blah.
Then off to the hospital.
Went straight to radiology, by this time I can find it in that maze of a hospital with my eyes closed, and checked. I don’t know what was going on today, but there was only one other person in there. Wooo! Well, let me tell you, if you get a test done that they don’t do alot they like to talk about it, so there we were talking about whether I was going to have to go up to the ER so they could catheterize me and then wander back down to radiology and I looked over and the one other person waiting for a test looked aghast! LOL _ she was scared! Poor thing was probably just there for a little xray and she got an earful.
I had to wait about 4 minutes, definite record! Nurse came and got me and took me to a private xray room, which was pretty cool. I got to strip from the waist down and then up on the table I hopped. Let the fun begin!
So, the other nurse comes in and pops that little catheter in. ooof. Then she leaves and all the rest of the people come on back in. They set up this xray machine over my abdomen, and there is a monitor by my head which they very nicely turned so I could see. Then they opened up a bottle of xray dye and sent it right on in I can now tell you that my bladder is bigger than the normal person. How’s that for an interesting fact to know about me?
They filled it all up, pulled that catheter out, another oooof, and then said, okay go ahead. Let it out. Shoulda been the easy part, right? Bladder is full laying flat on a table with people all around. Nope, no go! Not happening! Apparently even I have my limits. Got up, got to use the big girl potty, and then more xrays, and BAM Get Me the HELL out of here!
Done! No more body fluid talk for at least two weeks!
Got home and my son had made a healthy cake. Yes, there is such a thing. Had a piece, then he went to Tim Hortons and brought me back a coffee and a chili to eat and drink while I finished up work emails and I’m feeling all back to human again.