Well so far so good. I've actually been suffering from constipation the last week. I knew that pain pills cause that and then the change in diet from a high fiber diet to white stuff really messed me up. I didn't have much choice but to eat what they fed me or go hungry. I'm making sure I take the levaquin with food and take my carafate 3-4 times a day to keep it coated. I'm down to 3 treatments a day but I go down to 40 mg of prednizone tomorrow so we will see how it goes. I'm more thirsty than usual so am drinking even more than the usual amount. I feel I am going to float away. I am already incontinent when I cough really hard. That has gotten better though as my my asthma has gotten better. I'm hoping as I get more sleep and get rid of this infection things will improve dramatically. I got some ambian pills from the lung doc today so I can sleep better. I also got my new permanent neb machine today and when they tried to give me a big one that wasn't portable I started crying and said I had told my doctor I needed one that could plug into the car too. They were really nice about
it and she went and got a respiratory therapist and he brought out a different brand but the same exact size and every thing and he said he had just ordered them because they are more practical for people to have these days. I'm afraid to go places the way it is with out being able to do a treatment in the car of a plug in. If I want to cough up $100 bucks you can even get a battery for it. In my case this might really be worth while as I wanted to go to October fest this weekend but am afraid to be that far from the car or plug in. Too bad the insurance won't pay for the battery. Oh well I'm so happy I have the little one that goes into the lighter and wall. Barb
My laundry list of diseases include, Ulcetive Colitis, GERD, Asthma, Alergies, CAD stent to LAD 1/4/05, Fibromyalgia, TMJ and a deteriorating disk in lower back and cysts on ovaries. Also chronic pain from a moped accident 11/9/07 which left me with back, hand, knee and foot problems.
Meds, Nexium, pepcid, carafate, Advair 250/50, Pro air inhaler, Plavix, Nitroquick, Benadryl, Natural progesterone cream, fish oil, calcium, lecithin, biotin, flax oil, magnesium, CoQ 10, vitamin C, vitamin D.
Proud Mother of a US Marine Seargent (son) & a daughter who is a certified dog trainer! Also furry children Abby(rat terrier) and Gizmo(chihuahua)
Proud grandma of Isabella Rose, Keegen and furry grandchildren Kayu, Sophie, Abby & Lucy.