I done flipped my pace maker..
Okay so here is the deal...this is kinda funny really. I was leaning over last week to hit a friend of mine with a book and I laid back down (we were on the beach) and I felt something funny in the area of my PM abut the same time my friend did this weird gasping sound. She pointed and I looked down and my PM wasn't laying flat...it was on it's side. *gringes* and yes...it hurt. I put my hand over it and it flipped back down. Not very gently I might add. It hurt but felt okay and I started laughing while my friend started panicing telling to to calm down so she could tak my pulse. That just made melaugh harder so she got upset. Anyways... The next day I called my Doc...he says go to the ER. I get there and they do an EKG..pulse is ticking at 60. They page my surgeon and he comes in and I tell him the story. I have him and everyone laughing cause it really was funny. I mean honestly...who flips over their pacemaker?..lol..anyways...He scheduled me for this morning..This is the third one in the last couple of months. Let's hope that it's my last. It's funny when the nurses and staff reconise you. Dr. Burkland's nurse remembered that I dont like to be tied down until after my meds have kicked in. She also was laughing cause I was apparently teasing the doctor that I was still awake and my face was itching. He was taking my mask off and rubbing face in a funny way. So I was laughing and stuff. Once I said ouch cause Dr. Burkland was really getting into me rough-like...he said ,"You felt that?" and I said, "yeah I did but it's okay cause I wont remember it will I?" Everyone started laughing at me. There was also a bet for a car but I'm not sure who and if I actually won (It was me guessing my blood pressure)..lmao. All in all I think it was an okay time. I'm not sure what doctor did but I'm sure he did more than I thought. It felt like more than just a couple of stitches. I did tell my doctor that I was going to start telling people I was in a bar fight because of the three scars I will have there. He said he didn't think it would work cause I'm -so- not intimidating...hrrmmmf. I guess my point in all this is that I'm okay. Also that my doctors are great. I actually gave one a gold star today...was funny. Anyone reading this that may be having one put it, or some problems...no worries. I feel a million times better than I did before May 9th when they put it in for the first time. My friends are threatening to tell my doc to turn in down cause they are having trouble keeping up with me. My fiance (Jason if you guys remember my mushy lil speech about how wonderful he is) says I am myself again and he loves to see the light shinning in my eyes again.
BTW does anyone have myspace? I do and I'm slightly addicted..lol
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