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Sick and Tired of being Sick and Tired

The past few weeks have been a little crazy.  First, I turned yellow, then less yellow, then more yellow (repeat x5), we figured out that was caused by hemolysis (a breakdown of your blood cells), tests results come back relatively normal.  A few weeks later, I notice weird swollen glands.  Fast forward 2 weeks and I go back to the doctor for chest pain.  All tests, X-rays, EKGs come back normal.  Follow up with hematology reveals that I may have Lupus (cue tears).  Now, I have a big, red, angry rash on one cheek and a swollen, painful eye and face, maybe periorbital cellulitis?

So I've been just a little busy trying not to end up in the hospital.  After many tears, one sick day from work, and a grand total of 3 visits to my PCP's office just this week, I'm ready for a timeout.  A vacation not just from work, but from my other full-time job of trying (and failing) to stay healthy would do the trick.



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  1. Hope you're doing better! What a terrible couple weeks!

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  2. what a rough couple of weeks.... :( prayers are being sent your way!

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