I started with some abdominal pain last Sunday (right upper quadrant pain for all my RN/MD buddies). I couldn't keep anything down and I was pretty much miserable. Went to my PCP on Monday who said it could be a handful of things: Kidney stone vs duodenal ulcer vs obstructed bile duct. We did some labs and she ordered a CT scan for the next day. The pain was very similar to the pain that landed me in the hospital for 6 days last year. Drank all of my contrast (against my will) and had my CT on Tuesday.
|definitely did not taste like a banana smoothie|
|The man who put this in (on the 2nd attempt) meant business....most painful IV start EVER!!!!|
Noah's been trying to understand what's happening to Momma and it's kinda funny. He just can't seem to wrap his head around the fact that I have a rock inside me. That's just too weird for him. No matter how much I try to break it down for him, he's just not getting it. Gotta love the mind of a child!
Anyone who has ever had kidney stones, I never understood how horrible they are until now. This is something I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. I really think we need to take a stand and try to support Kidney Stone Research (if there is such a thing) to get rid of these things forever! Who's with me?