A Rough Week

Last week was a rough one, but it ended with a lovely weekend.

A dentist visit for a bad toothache revealed nothing wrong with my tooth, just a bad situation in my sinuses. That was good news about the tooth, as I had feared the need for a root canal. But I had a bad reaction to the antibiotic the dentist prescribed for the sinus condition, a reaction that is just now tapering off even though I stopped taking the antibiotic. And I had a severe migraine that lasted two days. I felt terrible all week.

Then a visit to the emergency room with my husband for what turned out to be a kidney stone. He was given an anti-inflammatory and was told to drink lots of fluids. But of course, he won’t drink a lot of fluids. He thinks drinking two sips is a lot.

But then grandson Ben and his mom and dad came to visit for the weekend, and we had a lovely time together. We were joined by my father who recently turned 91 years old and by my sister.

Ben had a good time with his great-grandfather…


So, I haven’t been able to read posts from bloggers I follow or to participate in any challenges or to post anything myself, and I may never get caught up, but I’m feeling better now. I’m glad to be back.

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  1. Olga says:

    Lovely photo of your two loved ones. 🙂

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    1. Thank you. They both are real sweeties!

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  2. I can only take certain kind of antibiotics and am allergic to some. I hope your husband will drink more water on a regular basis. Great photo of your father and his grandson. 🙂

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    1. Thank you! Yes, I am allergic to some antibiotics too, but this was a new one for me. I’ll never take it again!

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      1. Good thing you find out early. I took one high blood pressure medication for 9 months before the allergic reaction that put me in the hospital for 3 days!

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      2. Oh my goodness! Yes, I guess it is better to find out early.

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      3. Yes, now I try to read the description and different effects of medications.

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  3. Sometimes whole weeks are lost like that, but it is good to come out on the other side, and jump into regular routine again. I hope you and your husband continue to improve.

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    1. Thank you so much! I’ve lost more than a week before, so I guess I can’t complain! 🙂

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  4. all’s well that ends well as the Bard says and that inter generational photo speaks volumes. I can empathise with your husband as I mostly desist from cold water drinks but of course I understand his situation is somewhat different.

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    1. Unfortunately, my husband is almost always somewhat dehydrated, according to the doctor. He doesn’t want to drink much of anything, cold drinks, hot drinks, room temperature drinks…

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  5. PRAYERS FOR YOU & YOUR HUBS—— HOPE ALL IS GOING BETTER—- YOU KNOW I CARE— I HOPE THIS IS A MUCH BETTER WEEK!!!! 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much! It’s already a better week. I hope you are doing well!

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  6. de Wets Wild says:

    So glad you’re feeling on the mend, Deb, and hoping your husband listens to good advice!

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    1. Thank you, Dries. He won’t listen, but I keep trying. 🙂

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