Don't know if I posted that I sprained my R ankle days after arriving, but that was not the coup de grâce.
I was walking on a gravel path in the botanical gardens. Fell and broke 2 bones in my ankle. Foot was dangling and backwards!! I have been in hospital since 1/25. Spent my birthday in hospital.
Surgery 1/28. Screws and a plate.grâce.Confined to bed. Can't do ANYTHING without assistance - even go to the bathroom! Was transferred to rehab hospital today. Was supposed to fly home 2/1. NOT HAPPENING! Thank goodness I took out flight insurance!! And God Bless New Zealand health care for caring for me and doing all this cost free!!!
I am now HOBLING on something called a frame that it higher & more sturdy than a walker. It has armrests that accommodate the full upper arm. But I have to HOP on my right foot while holding my left, casted leg in the air!!
My cat who was being cared for for 3 weeks now needs 6 weeks - bills need to be paid - all kinds of things I need to figure out from my hospital bed halfway around the world!! My daughter was able to cancel to Dr appts I had - one for basal cell surgery!
NO FUN to be bedridden for this long!!!
It's the new NOT LIVE shingles vaccine now available at CVS, etc.Anyone get approval for this from their rheumatologist? I did.Anyone get the vaccine? I'm planning to.
i tried enbrel first huge injection site reactions and burning tongue. Switched to humira injection site reaction then full body rash, face as red as a tomato, swollen lips, burning tongue. Went to emergency room was treated with antihistamine and Benadryl. Next day went to rheumatologist cause the rash look angrier and was burning and my face was so red. He gave me a steroid injection...