This will be a very short post. Today is the first day in nearly a week that I can tolerate looking at a screen.
That “headache that’s not like a regular headache” ended up with me passed out on the basement stairs and back in the emergency room where I laid in agony on a bed for close to 24 hours because they couldn’t do anything until they consulted with an anesthesiologist… who then said he couldn’t do anything. Apparently when you’re a quart low on brain fluid there’s not much they can give you that will help the pain/noise/bright flashing/sensitivity/nausea/whole body on fire.
This event will occupy a place on the list that’s worse than appendicitis but not as bad as a stuck kidney stone.
I have done nothing for the last five days aside from move very slowly, avoid light and sound, and do everything J has told me to do, and it looks like I may actually live. I am so, so lucky that my wife is such a patient, amazing angel.
I am also so lucky to have family and friends who care. I hope you know who you are – thank you so much!