Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Saturday night

T'has been quite a rough weekend for moi. All week, I'd been feeling slightly off. A little dizzy here, a minor headache there. I just put it down as a cold or something. But you know what it's like when a man gets a cold....IT'S SERIOUS!
 
Saturday night, I felt so rough, I got into bed at 10pm. That's about 8 hours too early for me usually (lol!). I woke at 2:35am, dripping wet and red hot. My temperature was flashing at the 'OMG, you're burning up' mark and worst of all, I really needed to pee, so I stood up, but soon found myself back on my ass with dizzyness, so I woke Anthony and asked him to help me to the loo, to which he kindly obliged.
 
While I was stood there (taking a pee....sorry to be so graphic) I suddenly felt really faint. I panicked....'I need to finish my pee but I need to lay down..oh god!'  I tensed and stressed and urged and cursed. Finally, I'd finished, so I started running toward the bedroom door to lay down quickly. I couldn't even tell Ant why I was running, I just had to do it as fast as possible. I reached for the door and pushed the handle down............
 
Next thing I know, I'm laying on the floor, dripping with sweat with a pillow under my head. There's blood on my fingers and pillow and I have no idea who I am, where I am, or who the two people around me were. My memory came back quick and the first thing I did (from past experience) was check my teeth with my tongue. '1, 2, 3, 4.....Ok, they're fine at that side....what about the other?...1,2,3,4......'
 
I couldn't talk or open my eyes, but I could hear Ant and Mum chatting round me. I'd hit my head against the corner of the cabinet as I passed out and knocked myself out..lol! When I faint, I'm only usually out for about 10 seconds, but Mum and Ant say I was out for at least a minute this time. It's bizarre!
 
I stayed in hospital all of Saturday night while they did blood tests, urine tests, x rays, poking tests, rubbing tests, tickle tests.....everything..lol! They don't know what's up with me, although they found a higher than normal amount of white blood cells in me, but they dunno why. That's seems to be it with hospitals...'You're ill, we don't know why...cya'...lol!
 
It was quite dramatic and upsetting in there though. The Northern General Hospital is scary on a Saturday night! In the bed across from me, there was a guy who'd tried to commit suicide because he has a brain tumour. That was awful to hear. I wasn't being nosie, but it was hard not to hear the conversation as it was so close. In the bed next to him was another suicide victim who refused to tell the doctors what he'd had, and how many, and then in the end bed was an ex co-worker of mine from Tesco who was having drunken epileptic fits. I know the guy quite well but never knew he had those fits!
 
I feel much better now, although my head is really sore and cut from the fall and my throat is killing. Anyone else suffering from similar out there? I think there's a nasty bug goin round! Don't let it floor you!
 
xxx

15 comments:

nightmaremom said...

aww hon... well an entry means you feel a bit better.. that is good.  Sorry 'bout your not feeling well... I didn't pass out but I had the bugger too... no voice for a few days....  get feeling better soon!
lurve you
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zoepaul6968 said...

funny you should mention this,on 12th november I awoke to sharp stomach pains,so I ran to the loo and,not to be graphic,'emptied' myself,then i started shaking uncontrollably and promptly fainted on the floor,half an hour later,hubby gets me off the floor,(he sleeps heavy lol),and I went downstairs and laid on the settee,I then had two more episodes,my daughter vomited 8 times that night and then a week later we all have flu.I think myself and my daughter suffered more because we were both low,as the court case was 3 days after we were ill,I think we were both under stress,but this flu is awful,my throat is really swollen and my head is killing.My Dad lives in Oxford and hes had this twice !! My mum lives in Suffolk and has had it twice,and theyve had no contact with us,so it is spreading and its nasty,keep warm,drink fluids and take it easy hun,if you already have a medical condition,still take your meds but watch out,this flu makes any problems you may have worse,my dads asthma is really bad and my mums arthritis is killing her,so be careful,this illness is very dangerous hun.xxx zoe xx

hugsdoodlewacky said...

(((((((((((((((((((((STEVIE)))))))))))))))I am sorry you hit your head and that your sick.I do hope and pray you feel better.Its sad to see so many ill people in the Hosiptal like that.Feel ebtter soon.

jeadie05 said...

Aww Steve ,I am sorry to hear you have been so poorly ,knocking yourself out ,you must have given Your Mum and Anthony quite a fright ,I am so pleased you are feeling better ,I have just started a cold too yuk ,so will heed your advice...love Jan xx

sneezy7125 said...

Aww, you poor thing! I swear you have the most traumatic experiences, lol.
I still wanna talk to you about "you know what" though. (Wow, that sounds shady, lol)
Okay... I'm glad you're better and I hope they find out what's wrong.

Love youu
xxxx

mansnott said...

Aww Stevie really hope you get better quick. They tell you to rest in hospital which is impossible cause its so busy and loud lol. Thinking of you lots o love Gazxxx

geocachelinda66 said...

Sounds almost like the flu!  But higher white blood cells could indicate an infection.  Hope you are feeling better soon. Linda

pharmolo said...

There is a nasty bug going round, and in some cases it can cause people to pass out. The increase in white blood cells is just an indication that you have 'a' bug. Get well soon, Stevie

emabecmar said...

Wow, you had quite a time there. I'm glad your feeling better. For that sore throat, hot tea and 2 teaspoons of honey will help it. (((((hugs))))
Love ya,
Cindy xoxoxo

ukgal36 said...

you can't just be sick ncan you?? you drama queen you! have to faint and everything...
Just kidding!
poor you! hope you are all better now...
hugs
Lyn

gazker said...

Oooooo ya poor thing, I hope your'e ok now!
Gaz xx

ally123130585918 said...

Stevie I hope you are OK now ~ thank goodness Anthony was there to give you a hand ~ have they found out what caused you to faint and have that high temperature ~ or have they just put it down to a virus ~ Ally x

luddie343 said...

You can't afford to be sick - you have too much to do!  CATHY

mansnott said...

I have'nt got your email Stevie so I'd just like to wish you and Anthony a happen christmas and hopefully a pieceful and briliant new year. Lots of love Gazzxxxxx

mansnott said...

Happy not happen christmas lol Gazzxxx

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