Monday, June 15, 2009

Sidelined by health problems...

So, If you've followed me on twitter or Facebook, you know about my sudden onset of high blood pressure & headache while in Colorado. If not, here's the short version. Thursday I had the worst headache of my life & had Jeff take me to an urgent care center we were passing on way to airport to come home. I ended up in ER with Blood pressure of 212/142. After meds & CT Scan & Spinal Tap, my BP came down & I was sent on my way. Of course, we had missed our flights & ended up driving home the next day.

When I got home, I took my BP & it is up. I've not had Blood pressure problems outside of pregnancy, so now I am taking it easy (staying on the couch) until I get into see the doctor tomorrow.

Taking it easy is the hardest thing in the world when my house needs cleaned, my kids need taken care of, my hubby needs taken care of & meals need fixed. It is so hard to stay down & let hubby take care of me. BUT I know I need to until we figure out why my blood pressure is up & we get it under control. WHy is it so hard for a wife/mom to take care of ourselves? Why do we feel guilty when we need to take it easy to be healthy for our families? Just a few of the questions I'm pondering while stuck here on the couch...

1 comment:

Heidi @ Indy Photography said...

If I wasn't so terrified of your family's food allergies, I'd be more than happy to make you a meal! Please let me know if you need anything. I'm here all day.... :)