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September 13th, 2010 at 06:41 pm

I had my CT scan today. It took more than twice as long as they told me it would. There was no one else waiting to be scanned so don't know why it was so long. I rescheduled my appt with the kidney dr for this Thursday. No reason to wait till next week since I got the scan today. I have no new information about what they saw though.

The pills I took to make me sleepy (prednisone and benedryl) actually reved me up so I didn't sleep at all last night and didn't really need a driver today. I didn't have any problems drinking the barium drink. I thought I might have trouble keeping it down. I'm supposed to drink a ton of water in the next day to flush all the barium out of my kidneys.

While at the CT place they asked for the other hospital I was to send them all the previous scans they took while I was in the coma. They sent 13 pages. I've been getting more radiology bills from my insurance company. It's up to almost $200 I owe now. I haven't recieved any real bills yet.

Mom and I walked our entire route today and we were only slower by 5 or 10 minutes so that was good progress.

I finished reading the library book Blood Born by Linda Howard and Linda Jones. Paranormal - very good.

3 Responses to “CT scan”

  1. Waterfall Says:

    It's a good thing you love to read. It helps you to rest.

  2. Petunia Says:

    Benedryl revs me up too. Glad to know your scan went smoothly, if slowly.

  3. clippin2save Says:

    If I take Benedryl, I'm up all night long. Although, just a few years ago it did the opposite. Good for you for getting in your walk even after all you had to do.

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