I had a breathing treatment this morning, and that seemed to help ease the shortness of breath. At least I can breathe again with relative ease..After the respiratory therapist worked with me, the physical therapist came and assisted me with a short walk. We went out of the room about 100 feet, if that, and then we rested a while before returning to the room.
So while I am writing about this, the respiratory therapy team just stopped by to ask if I needed another treatment; of course, I replied yes. I think that will allow me to take another walk after I also have some pain medication. Last night was a challenge as I was trying to turn on my right side per the respiratory therapist’s recommendation to increase shifting my body to prevent bed sores. Every attempt to change an activity, however, seems to yield results that are less than desirable.
Now despite my efforts this afternoon to execute moves that will help my situation, I have had bouts of nausea that caused me to have to stop and change gears. I simply feel like crap and need to relax and sleep it off. Thank goodness for the Zofran® and ginger ale.
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