Tuesday, 12 October 2010

air head


A quick report of nothing much to report, other than today's new event seems to be very low blood pressure. I started noticing it last night, when every time I got up to fill a bottle, I noticed that the 'head rush' you sometimes get from standing too quick, never actually went and I found myself hanging onto doors until I got back into bed.

During a very welcome unexpected visit from my best mate this afternoon, I decided it might be a good idea to try to get some fresh air outside, which turned out to be a disaster. I made it as far as the main corridor but clearly being vertical wasn't an option. The nurses got concerned as I clung onto walls and took my pressure whilst I was standing and reported it to be very, very low. So, I was put back in bed, legs raised and more fluid was pumped into me, just to add to my bloat.

I don't know what all this means, i give up trying to keep on top of it all, its easier just to go with the flow and trust they know what they are doing.

Apart from that, I'm ok. Going a little stir-crazy but at least there is some football on tonight. I'm missing making music desperately and also find myself dreaming of sitting by the sea, with a flask of tea and a blanket.

That's about it. Sadly news is hard to come by in a 8 foot square room that you cannot leave without feinting. Hardly a hive of activity and interesting stories. The iPad continues to be the best investment I could have made.

That's it for now then, except to ask ...

Visitors: if you are coming to see me, please, please, please don't bring me sweet chocolates, cakes or biscuits. Nothing is being consumed by me and I have a low appetite for overly sugary stuff. Maybe a few savoury seeds or some spicey indian snack, but honestly, I can't move for chocolate and jelly sweets in here. Sorry if that sounds ungrateful!


Lee Shaw - Rythmik Love said...

Hi, I saw your post at the image-line forums a while ago and couldn't find it again, I saw you post in a cancer debate going on in off topic and was glad to see you still around, I'm sad to hear things aren't looking good, I can't think of anything worse than sitting in a hospital, without a guitar, or fl to keep me entertained.

Best wishes from down under mate, I really hope you pull through, I'll bookmark your page and keep reading as you go along, I wouldn't say I'm religious but I'm praying for you.

Best Regards

Lee Shaw

Simon said...

Forgot to say, on my way out the nurses told me not to bother coming back, that I was a thoroughly bad influence on you.

Anonymous said...

well those nurses sound like twats. Their jealous because they have no friends