Wednesday, September 19, 2007

A Scary Last Couple of Days
Monday 9/17 afternoon my leg with the broken foot really started to hurt. By early evening I couldn't even walk. My leg was really swollen and purple. Even with elevation nothing was changing. So Monday night we went to the ER. After a few hours of ultrasounds and tests I was told I had a blood clot in my leg. The admitted me and started me on blood thinners right away. The good news is I am home after 24 hours in the hospital and my blood is being regulated by medication.

It was a scary few hours when we realized the severity of a blood clot. Especially one like mine that starts at my pelcic area and runs to my calf. I am grateful for my wonderful husband who has been there for me for every little thing. Jim and my Dad gave me a priesthood blessing in the hospital on Monday night which gave me so much comfort. I am just so thankful it wasn't worse and they caught it when they did.

I am home resting today and will write more but wanted to say how thankful I am to be here today!

13 comments:

Traci said...

Yvonne-
How scary!!! So glad you got it caught in time too. So grateful for your hubby and dad to give you a blessing when needed. Like you said gave you great comfort. We will keep you in our prayers and keep us updated. Loads of luvs from us!!!

Latu said...

Yvonne,
That's so scary! I'm really grateful you're ok, and that there was priesthood there when you needed it! Get some rest and I hope you feel better! Love ya!
~Latu

kristenita said...

oh my! that IS really scary. I'm glad you're ok & glad you went to the ER. and thank goodness for good husbands who can give blessings! cuĂ­date.

Mac-Momma said...

Wow girl, I'm so glad to hear you are okay ~ how scary!! :) Take care and get some rest.
Love,
Chandie

Fernandez Family said...

Yvo - I too am glad to hear that you are doing okay. What a scary experience (and painful!) There is nothing worse than spending what feels like eternity in the ER...and nothing better than having the faith of a healing priesthood blessing. Yay for our husbands. Keep you foot up and keep posting!!

Evonne said...

So scary! I'm glad to hear you are doing better now. If you need anything, let me know!

loves,
e

pamelasue said...

Wow! I am so glad you caught that so early. Blood clots are such a serious thing so I am glad things went well with you.

Darby Arby said...

i'm so glad you're okay!! you're in my prayers still though while you're recovering!!

Janet said...

Did they put those massager thingys on your legs? I love those! Hope you're feeling way better!

About us! said...

Oh my gosh! Blood clots are very serious but I am glad that you are well. Yay to good husbands that can take care of us! I hope you guys are doing well. XOXO Ryan & Becky

ClaysJenna said...

OH my...blood clots are SO scary! Im so glad you had it checked out so you could be treated right!! Im so glad you are ok!! Scary scary!!! I dont like blood clots, they really scare me!

Devri said...

Wow! That sounds so scary! I'm so happy that you got taken care of although it doesn't sound like you are feeling too great. We get blood clots a lot in our family and I've had several in my arm but not as bad as yours. I really hope you are feeling better. Let me know if you need anything!
Love you lots!

~Devri

Traci said...

Hey-
Just checking on you!!! Give us a update on how you are doing- hopefully well!!!