Monday, June 23, 2008


I should be ok with waiting....or should I?

I had blood taken on Wednesday. A lot of blood.....more then I think was necessary, but only because it made me squeamish! This is highly ironic, as I work in the health care field, and have seen enough blood and gore to desensitize a whole health care team....but watching those small vials, pulsate full with my bright red blood, still brings me down!!

Either way, it will take a week for those results to make it to my doctors desk....but I know, right now, the results are known....just not to me.....ohhhhh the suspense!!

It is not a major issue.....inconvenient, but not major (everything is relevant....!!!). No more gluten? can't be that hard (sarcastic) It all started with those famed words "we found some abnormalities in your blood work". I joked and said "My HbA1c out of normal range? I may have diabetes".....sigh, no laughter in return. Come on Doc, I attempt to lighten the mood with a joke!

2 more days, hopefully.....I will do as usual, and keep busy!!


Anonymous said...

yeah! thats awsome!! i like it!

berto xxx

Scott K. Johnson said...

Hey Drea, thinking of you as you wait. I know it's just tortuous!

George said...

Waiting stinks. Hang in there!

type1emt said...

Hoping everything turns out ok,hang in there.

Jess said...

Hey Drea I to am from Nova Scotia! :) small town NS that is! I I was excited to find your blog!
Ive been diabetic since March 2008!
I'm only 16 but would love to have someone semi local to talk to!
P.S waiting sucks so bad doesn't it!

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Jim Purdy said...

The waiting is always the most frustrating time for me. Good luck with your results.