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Monday, June 15, 2009

On My Way Outta Here!!!!!

I was frustrated this morning when once again they wanted to skip my prograf until tomorrow.....so I asked why and I was told
"Your prograf levels were high so they are skipping them..."
I then replied. " How high were they?"
"They were 12.7..."
I said "My target is 10-12...so how is that high enough to skip an entire day?" I was concerned that by doing that my levels would become too low and once again the roller coaster prograf levels would begin again.

So I did what I know~ and that's take control...in a nice way.....I insisted they drew blood to check my levels. Then I emailed my doctor and asked him to clear some things up and shared my concerns with not seeing a doctor during the last week. He assured me that he was tracking me from Presby hospital but that there must have been some confusion with communication with the pulmonary specialist who should have been seeing me here at Magee.

He talked over my concerns and agreed with my conclusion. I am feeling better and am ready to be released to get back to life. I am going to have a chest xray today then I guess I am going to be set up for release tomorrow morning/afternoon. This is good news....because I am really missing my Bella!! Oh and really sick of laying around on my butt!!

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2 comments:

CysticCyster said...

I really hope you get out of there!!!

HUGS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Somer Love said...

I can't wait for you to be with Bella!

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