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A Candle For Missy and Prayers For Rebecca
May 25, 1997
Weather today -- warm and sunny
Mood today -- tired
No. of times blood has been withdrawn in the past 48 hours -- 12
HF -- 13 %
Thank you Cardigan for updating my diary yesterday while I was in the hospital. And thank you Rudy for keeping everyone updated on what was going on. I'm very happy to be home!
The problem was indeed a blood clot in my lower right leg. The clot is still there and will dissolve over the next three months or so. I've learned more than I ever wanted to know about blood clots in the past couple days. The location of this one is actually good, as far as such things go, because the chances of it traveling to my lungs or brain are very slim, and those are the two places where a clot is dangerous. Clots that go to those places are called embolisms and can be fatal. So I'm in good shape, relatively.
I'm tired and will be confined mostly to bed for the next few days. I fail to see, though, how sitting in a computer chair could do any damage. :)
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