One step forward, two steps back. My vasovagal nerve
Hello to all my Connect friends.
I kinda' need a boost to my morale (again).
Yesterday at 5:00 a.m., as I was preparing breakfast, I began to feel very sweaty and faint. Headed for the bathroom with BM urgency and soon knew I was blacking out. I should have laid on the bathroom floor to avoid a fall but instead, in my blackout stupor, tried to get to my recliner some 15 steps away. I didn't make it. Total blackout, really hard fall, hit my head on my walker (bleeding) and hit the floor hard, with left shoulder, ribs, knee, and shin. Pressed my life alert once I came to, staff arrived, ambulance took me to hospital. Had at least a dozen x-rays of my left side and a CT head scan. Miracle – no broken bones. E.R.doc wanted to admit me, but I came home by 5:00 p.m. I'm feeling pretty despondent about the frequency of these colitis episodes, plus all my many other issues.