Today was a long, long day. Got a major migraine in the middle of the night and only got about 3 hours of sleep. Did some school with M and S and then was going to do more wedding plotting and planning with Rachel. Unfortunately, Tim came home not feeling well, with a low temp of 94.1 and pale as a ghost. His customer actually called to see how he was and if I was taking him to the hospital.
Tim had a cold the first of February that developed into a persistent, nonproductive cough. Along about March he ran fevers, mostly at night, for 3-4 weeks. He’s been to the doctor about 5 times, had 2 chest x-rays, an EKG and tons of blood work. All they could find was signs of inflammation but no indications as to where it was in his body.
Today I had had enough. We got to the ER at 1 and left to return home at 7. They did another chest x-ray, an EKG, blood work and a CT scan of his lungs. For quite a while they were telling us it could be a blood clot in his lung. Not good. However, everything showed up clear and we are no further to knowing what in the world is going on. They gave him Prednisone and an inhaler and sent him home. The next step? Wait and see if he gets any better and then find a pulminologist or infectious diseases doctor.
To add to my distress and exhaustion: we were in the same ER where they took my mom three months ago after she was found outside her facility in the cold and by the same family room where the pastor told me she was gone. Tough, tough day.