And the Bad Week Continues…

Posted 2011.09.23 9.00 in Pointless Blather

Here we are, Friday already! Still waiting for the punch line from Monday’s running joke.

Instead, it just keeps going, and going.

They wired me up with two IV pumps and two tubes, to fill me full of two different antibiotics. And not a day’s gone by that there hasn’t been a problem. They go into shutdown alarm mode, and start beeping. (At 2:00 in the morning.) Or they act like they’re running fine, but when the nurse goes to swap in a fresh medicine bag, we discover that the old one is still half-full and the machine’s been cheating me.

Till last night, when everything shut down completely.

So come Friday and I’ve had half doses, missed doses, and now complete failure.

Now I’m sitting around waiting for a nurse who may or may not know what to do, may or may not be able to fix it, and in fact may or may not actually show up in a timely fashion.

If the failfest continues, I’ll have no option but to go back to the hospital and see if I can get them to fix it. My main concern is that they’ll just want to admit me – considering the ongoing failure that home care has been, so far.

I just really, really don’t want to get stuck at the hospital…

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