Tuesday, April 15, 2008

the CT scan hurt!

I'm back from the hospital fresh out of the CT scan.  It was hard.  The technician made me hold my arms a certain way.  He told me I would have to pull my arms all the way backward!  You know, prior to coming to the hospital, I totally forgot about that part - that they would want me to do that for a lung scan.
 
I started to panic when the tech gave me the instructions, and I told him it would be IMPOSSIBLE - that my left arm wouldn't go back, and that I was probably going to have to have surgery on my shoulder, my lack of mobility was so bad.  Fortunately, he didn't make me put my arm up all the way.  I stretched as far as I could, and while wincing in pain (well, really whining), the technician took the photos.  Then when I was done, he told me he was proud of me, and that I had done well, for the shape my arm was in, and that the pictures had turned out well!  I was so glad because I really wanted the CT scan to be done today.  If there was something to be found out, I want to know as soon as possible. 
 
So, if I know anything in the next few days I will let you all know.
 
After the CT scan, John and I finished up our taxes and went and stood in line at the post office, LOL.  Well, we are getting money back anyway.  Yay!  The line was not that bad at the post office.
 
So I wanted to let you all know a few things.
 
First I will try to post the JLand Photo Shoot tonight.  With my arm hurting so much, I haven't been able to do it yet.  But I promise to try to do it tonight. 
 
Then tomorrow I will post a new topic for the next photo shoot.  I haven't forgotten. 
 
And hopefully I can get a new digital camera in the next few weeks so I can play too.  If I can't afford it, then it will have to wait till next month.  We'll see. 
 
One more thing.  My sister Valerie wants to remind you all that if you want to play "Weekly Sentence with Val" this week, your answer is due by tomorrow (Wednesday, April 16) at 4 PM.  
 
To play go here:  Weekly Sentence with Val #10
 
Okay, love you all,
 
Krissy :)

26 comments:

  1. Glad it is done. Now try to relax. Tammy

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  2. I'm so glad the test is over.  Now we all pray for clear results...let us know as soon as you hear.

    ((hugs))
    Jeanne

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  3. Happy to your CT scan is over.  None of those exams are fun. But it sounds like you were a real trooper.  And money back from the IRS ?  How good is that?  Linda in Washington state

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  4. midwestvintage4/15/2008 6:38 PM

     Glad it over and hope the results are good.

                    Julie

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  5. It is good you got through the scan and good you got the taxes in the mail.  A refund should help you with a new camera anyway!  'On Ya' - ma

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  6. I watch Disc Health channel and it looks easily done on TV.
    I hope you get the result you're hoping for.

    Take care,
    Gem

    http://journals.aol.com/libragem007/collage/entries/2008/04/11/postcards-for-fun/1822

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  7. Glad that you have that scan behind you. When you have a bad shoulder any movement with that arm is very painful. You did great to even get it done. Glad you are getting some tax $$$ back. Helen

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  8. good the taxes are mailed...
    now waiting for good news on the ct scan!!
    Linda :)

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  9. I'm glad you got your CT scan done. I hope you are feeling better tonight as the night goes on. I had to laugh when I read that you just today mailed your taxes. I got mine done TODAY as well! So just know that you aren't the only one who waited 'till the last minute LOL!
    Hope you have a restful night and your arm isn't too sore.
    Pam

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  10. journeyzpath4/15/2008 7:57 PM

    I know how hard those tests can be to take when you are limited in the way you can move... I'm glad you had a compassionate CT tech... some people in the hospitals are just there for the money and aren't very good with people.  I hope you are doing better now. ~Journey

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  11. I will keep praying for you honey I hope you get good news
    hugs
    Sherry

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  12. I'm praying for good news for you sweetie!
    I was so late with the taxes - I had to do them on line tonight lol. Didn't feel liike dealing with post office.
    I'm only getting 10 or 20 bucks back - but I had to pay estimated. fun fun.
    Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!!!
    Love,
    Michelle

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  13. Ouch! Glad that's over. Sorry you may have to have surgery and for the pain. I'm praying for you! Love, Deb ;-)

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  14. poor you, Krissy!! can only hope/pray you receive good news with the results!!

    betty

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  15. nightmaremom4/16/2008 6:23 AM

    ouch!  I am so glad you made it thru the scan...   surely all will be well.   As for that shoulder I do hope the pain eases for you
    hugs
    d

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  16. Praying you will get a good results soon, Krissy,
    Take good care of yourself, never mind about posting tonight, your health come first.

    Jama Hameed
    http://mummyjam.blogspot.com

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  17. That can't have been easy, Krissy. Hope you get favourable results from the scan.

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  18. I didn't think of your arm needing to be up over your head either during the scan.  At least the scan is over.  Now, I'll keeping you in prayer it's nothing serious.
    Missie

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  19. Aww, sorry the scan hurt.  Praying for good results for your scan.  Have for a long time now.  Thanks for posting the Weekly Sentence.  I was wondering why I got a few posts since last night. LOL  You are a doll!  Love, Val xox
    http://journals.aol.com/valphish/ThereisaSeason

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  20. randlprysock4/16/2008 4:28 PM

    So sorry to hear you had to go through the CT scan.  I am way behind in my journal reading but my prayers and thoughts are always with you and John.  God Bless you both!!!!
    Lisa

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  21. Krissy glad you got thru the CT Scan, sure it wasn't easy with the pain you are having dear, but you did it.  Hear wishing you good news when the results come in - take care dear.  Arlene (AJ)  

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  22. Glad the CT scan went ok and that it is now out of the way.  Hope your arm doesn't stay hurting too much x

    Jenny

    http://journals.aol.co.uk/Jmoqueen/MyLife

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  23. hugsdoodlewacky4/16/2008 7:37 PM

    ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((KRISSY)))))))))))))))))You take care of yourself,dont worry abou the Photo shoot,just worry about getting better.Praying for you.

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  24. Sorry to learn it was so hard on you!  Praying for only good results.  -  Barbara

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  25. I know my mom just had one of those recently and it was hard for her too. Hope all goes well for you in the future.
    Nancy

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  26. Sorry to hear about the CT scan, but at least you managed to get it over and done with. I am proud of you.

    Hope evrything goes well with it
    hugs Jayne

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