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Aug 01, 2016 5:46 PM

Hi guys,so I'm just about to be taken off yo my favorite place..... You guessed it, Hospital. A quadriplegic's arch enemy....U T I, but on a nastier scale unfortunately, my catheter tube got blocked also which causes me to have Autonomic Dysreflexia which is when my blood pressure spikes really high, for me it means probably 4+ days there... Bad TimesπŸ‘ŽπŸΎ

Aug 01, 2016 11:14 PM

I'm so sorry.. stay strong -noah

Aug 01, 2016 11:42 PM

JAHMAC, so sorry you are feeling bad. Hospital is not the most warm & fuzzy of pain management tools. Please keep us in yr loop. Get well soon & get outta that place!!πŸ™πŸ’

Aug 02, 2016 2:02 AM

😲Oh bugger JAH... 😢nightmare sweetie. Hope u get sorted soon and then everything settles for a while for u sweetheart ⚘ with u all the way chick πŸ€—

Aug 02, 2016 12:57 PM

JAHMAC, I am so sorry to hear this. I have been missing you in the fire circle. I keep missing everyone. We all keep getting on at different times and then aren't connecting. I wish you the best and I hope that your hospital stay is not the nightmare that you're anticipating. Sending you much love, gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers for a speedy recovery. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 02, 2016 1:17 PM

Sorry you're going through that.

Aug 02, 2016 7:20 PM

Thanks guys, the good thing is, I have the hospital wifi code-for the actual workers not the pay as you go one.....bonus of being such a regular, or just bad that they know me that well to give me the code...πŸ˜‚ I'll update in the morning, love to you all😊

Aug 04, 2016 6:26 PM

Still in the hospital, got my IV antibiotics up and some other medications, My blood pressure is back to its normal, which for me is quite a low reading, but that's normal for someone with a Spinal Cord Injury, looks like I'll be here over the weekend......Who has something fun they can think of that I can play/do whilst I'm here.Xx

Aug 04, 2016 11:24 PM

I'm sorry to hear you're in the hospital Jahmac. I play Sudoku, Bejeweled blitz, and read for entertainment. Hugs love & prayers you'll go home soon! πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸ’•πŸŒΈ

Aug 05, 2016 12:10 AM

For the life of me I can't do sudoku..... My brain doesn't have the concentration span for numbersπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Aug 05, 2016 12:28 AM

Hang in there. Good thoughts coming your way.

Aug 05, 2016 12:53 AM

Hugs JAH... hope u break outta there soon sweet-pea ⚘

Aug 05, 2016 1:41 AM

Sorry to hear what your going through but stay strong and keep your faith and know better days r soon to come πŸ˜·πŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘ΌπŸ‘Όhere are some angles to watch over u .

Aug 05, 2016 8:01 AM

Lol I found it very hard to start with. I've been doing Sudoku for nearly 2 years and just graduated from the very easy to easy level! I've attempted a few medium puzzles but have had to quit before finishing! 😌

Aug 05, 2016 1:40 PM

JAHMAC, maybe look at some movies on Netflix or play some Candy Crush or Solitaire or something. I hope they spring you out of there soon. Sending you much love, {{{Hugs}}} and prayers for a quick recovery.πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 05, 2016 4:49 PM

I got Netflix on as Standard, Oh Yeah!!! Whilst I'm in, they're gonna put my Baclofen Pump back in me, should be way more effective than oral pills.

Aug 06, 2016 6:26 AM

Jah πŸ€— that sounds great...🌷
🐫 i dont think the oral baclofen is that effective for me either!πŸͺ
I get better results from vaping thc ✌ good luck hunni πŸ’ž

Aug 06, 2016 11:37 AM

Sounds great JAHMAC, I'm glad to hear that they are going to do something that will help you more. Lulabel, I can't vape or smoke THC because I'll get kicked out of pain management. The problem is, even if I tried it 2-3 weeks before my appointment the chemical sticks to fat cells (and I sure have PLENTY of those!!) so I can't take the chance. Wish they would get certified for the medical marijuana program so I could come down off my opioids. {{{hugs}}}πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 06, 2016 1:21 PM

That sux Alwayz... my bestie in NY state... cant get on the pain clinic cos she vapes cannabis... she swears by it! She would fail the piss test tho πŸ€”
I am weaning off cannabis atm... cos holiday in canary islands in september... but having to add another bloody opioid for the trip!

I shall swap back when we return... id rather less opioid and more natural thc... but then i can tell all my medical professionals i vape thc here... and i still get rx opioids. Here if u self medicate with cannabis... its less they have to shell out for ur opiod scripts!

Shall we run away to colorado and start a weed farm ✌lol

Hugs x

Aug 06, 2016 2:08 PM

When I was going to the pain clinic here in Northern Alberta they actually suggested to me that I consider trying medical marijuana and gave me the name of the place to contact to get my license. I had already gotten a license prior and tried it. I didn't find that it helped me unfortunately.

Aug 06, 2016 2:20 PM

Shame Gibbers...πŸ’–
πŸ€— but everyone is different and responds to different things. 🐫 its just finding ur natural rhythem πŸ€—

Aug 06, 2016 2:23 PM

For sure. I have left overs. I may try again at some point. πŸ˜‰

Aug 06, 2016 3:54 PM

Hey guys, I'm down for my Baclofen pump to be done on Tuesday morning, second time I've had one "installed". My UTI Is responding to the IV antibiotics which is good, but the nurses noticed I have a pressure sore developing on the outer edge of my left knee, for me, this is a nightmare as I can't feel them, hopefully they can stop it from getting worse, it's all padded out and protected now so they have to keep an eye on it now. These are all the little things that are the more dangerous things to happen....every day paralysis for you πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Aug 07, 2016 6:50 AM

Oh hunni 🌷 thats a spanner in ur works! πŸ€” know how hardπŸ€— it can be to prevent... or stop pressure soresπŸͺ from when i was 🌷working. I really hope it 🐫doesnt take hold.
Good news re the baclifen pump. Fingers and toes crossed for u chicky 😚

Aug 07, 2016 12:10 PM

Lulabe, I'm down for that!!! We'd be able to grow 15 plants each for personal use and we'd just be happy, laughing, peeing in our knickers friends sitting out on the porch smoking a fatty!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Aug 07, 2016 2:04 PM

Hope things get sorted big hugs xx πŸ’œ

Aug 09, 2016 4:10 PM

Settled in,got the rest of the week here definitely. Had my baclofen pump in today, don't have to worry about taken them orally anymore!! Hope everyone is as well as can be 😊

Aug 10, 2016 7:00 AM

πŸ€— Hugs and kisses 😚
Thinking of u hunni... keep smiling πŸ˜‰

Aug 10, 2016 12:08 PM

JAHMAC, sending you much love, gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers that you feel well. I hope that you get the hell out of there soon and get to feeling better. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 10, 2016 12:13 PM

Jahmac sorry to hear you are so unwell. Hope the rest and stay is easy on you

Aug 13, 2016 9:35 AM

Jahmac, I hope you're doing much better now with the pain pump. Hugs love & prayers you can go home soon! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈ

Aug 13, 2016 9:44 AM

Thanks Flappys, I'm still here in hospital but things are improving, just need to keep the pressure sore getting worse than it is, the doctors and nurses are doing a great job. How are you doing? You had your neck surgery right? How is recovery going? Hope you are in as minimal pain as possible.
Hello to everyone else too, hope you are all doing ok 😊

Aug 13, 2016 11:35 AM

😚Hope that knee is being a good girl for u angel πŸ€—

Aug 13, 2016 11:47 AM

Thanks Lulabel, It's padded well so it shouldn't get much worse..hopefully, sometimes though, once one has developed it just gets worse, but that's not gonna happen...positive mental attitude!! How's your Saturday gone so far...I've been allowed to be wheeled outside for a short period of time today as it has been glorious, that really is what makes the body heal!! Love you all😊

Aug 13, 2016 11:53 AM

πŸ€—Yes the sunshine has been fabulous! Im glad they took u out... πŸ”du need me to come and break u out 🐴for half hour for a cheeky smoke angel πŸ˜‰

Aug 13, 2016 12:10 PM

JAHMAC, hope they get that pressure sore under control so you can get yourself home. Sending you lots of gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers for a speedy recovery.πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 13, 2016 1:56 PM

Hey guys all is good thought I'd send a snap, just having a little extra oxygen 😊

Aug 13, 2016 2:07 PM

Hello beautiful...🌹 breathe deeply my friend... ur doing ok πŸ€—

Aug 13, 2016 2:23 PM

Hey there JAHMAC!!! You look good!! Breathe that oxygen and get better so you can get your arse home.. {{{Hugs}}}πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ™πŸ»

Aug 13, 2016 2:29 PM

Thanks Ladies.....😊

Aug 15, 2016 1:19 PM

I'm glad to hear you're doing good. I had oxygen the while I was in the hospital. You're looking good there! I'm doing good. Overdid for myself yesterday and paid for it. You rest and hopefully you can go home very soon. Hugs love & prayers!! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈ

Aug 15, 2016 1:31 PM

JAHMAC, no thanks necessary.. Just waiting for you to be well enough to be released to be home where you belong.
Flappsy.. We're gonna have to get out the naughty book on you, Lady!!! You're not supposed to overdo so soon after surgery. I hope that things are moving along smoothly for you. Sending bunches of love and {{{Hugs}}} to get you through. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 19, 2016 7:28 AM

Hello everyone, quick update.... I'm Still In !!!😞
Had a few complications with other things, being in bed most of the day I picked up a chest infection, this often happens when I go in hospital, as I can't produce a cough properly it makes things worse.
Lulabel- Yogaball Chronicles are keeping me entertained πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸΎ

Aug 19, 2016 7:34 AM

JAHMAC, positive vibes, gentle {{{Hugs}}} and prayers coming your way to help you get through this setback do you can get home whene you belong. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 19, 2016 7:55 AM

-Mess up Wikipedia articles!
-Call in to talk radio shows and pretend to be a political extremist. Then call back and argue the exact opposite point of view!
-Ask for a copy of the latest pediatric ward coloring contest paper. Color it. Write your age REALLY big and ask your nurse to post it for you. Then keep asking if you won in your age division.
-Listen to a podcast about something you know nothing about, but are interested in. I recently learned quite a lot about a dam project proposed in rural India....since I live in the states and have never been to India, there's a good chance my exhaustive knowledge of the political ramifications of the project may never be put to a practical use...
-write and submit articles to tabloid magazines. There's got to be a way to do that online....
-Get someone to take a picture of you in the hospital bed and then photoshop in all sorts of crazy medical gadgets and tubes and wires and post the photo on social media to update your status.

So sorry you're dealing with a UTI. I'm a kidney stoner myself, so I feel your pain. Good luck and good health!

Aug 19, 2016 8:03 AM

Hehehehe... 😚FF u r a girl after my own heart! πŸ€— I actively ask those πŸ‘…questions that are most uncomfortableπŸͺ...lol its my greatest skill!
"...it'd be rude not to!" 🐫

Aug 19, 2016 8:08 AM

JAH u r such a strong, beautiful, vivacious young lady! 🌹 i know its hard to be inside πŸ˜‰... but u will be home soon 😊i hope they can put u out in the sunshine as often as possible⚘⚘⚘

Aug 19, 2016 9:11 AM

Thanks all, if I Submitted coloring, although I'm 36 they probably would think its from a 3 year old anyway, I'm quadriplegic and can't grip a pen.....that would be funnyπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Taking pictures and Photoshopping them....that's my kind of craic..πŸ˜‚πŸ˜Š

Aug 19, 2016 9:30 AM

I look forward to seeing your crazy photo!

Aug 21, 2016 8:22 AM

Hehehe ...ah the wonder that is 'photoshop!' 🐴

Aug 22, 2016 7:28 PM

Guess Who's getting a ticket outta the hospital......me!!!!!!!!
Should be home by Thursday......πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ŒπŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‚

Aug 22, 2016 8:24 PM

YAY!!!! I'm so very happy for you. I'll bet you can't wait. Now make sure you stay well until then, you've only got another day to go. I'm very excited for you. You're an awesome and brave warrior you are JAHMAC!! Sending you big {{{Hugs}}}πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

Aug 22, 2016 9:14 PM

JAHMAC, so sorry all these probs pop up when you are in hospital. Glad they are taking good care of you. When I was growing up my good friend's Mother was quad from car crash. She painted with the brush in her teeth. Sold her paintings for charities. We would buy prints & Christmas cards from her paintings.
You take care. We are all rooting for your time there to jet by. ✈️

Aug 23, 2016 5:02 PM

Awesome! Praying all goes well! πŸ™‚πŸ’•πŸ™πŸŒΈ

Aug 24, 2016 1:18 AM

Thanks everyone, still looking like tomorrow is the day......πŸ‘ŒπŸΎπŸŽ‰πŸΎπŸŽπŸ‘ŒπŸΎ

Aug 24, 2016 2:12 AM

So happy for u Jah... 😚release is always a sweet feeling...πŸ€— i bet they will be so sad to see u go hunni πŸ’•

Aug 24, 2016 3:35 AM

JAHMAC, can't wait to get the post that says you're officially released and home in your own surroundings where you can be comfy and relax. Sending {{{Hugs}}}πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»πŸ˜Š

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