Life

It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

So far, I had a bumpy ride (not literally) to the hospital, a blood transfusion and thankfully did not have leukemia, as the doctor considered I might have. By the fourth full day, I was ready to get out of there.  There was a new doctor on duty for my floor and I was waiting… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

Life

It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

By this point in my experience, the doctor in the emergency room figured out that I needed a blood transfusion, but why did I need it?  That was the major question.  I hadn’t had any recent surgeries or major injuries where I would have lost a lot a blood.  I answered a series of questions… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

Self-Care

Self-care is more than bubble baths and candles

In September, I had a health crisis.  I hadn’t been taking care of myself and it caught up to me.  I ended up needing to spend four days in the hospital.  I knew something was wrong with me.  I hadn’t felt like myself in months, but I kept ignoring it and hoping it would eventually… Continue reading Self-care is more than bubble baths and candles