My first Tysabri Infusion...dum dum dummmm (epic drama sound)
This is just a note to show everyone a view into my recent infusion. For any unaware - an infusion is an IV given to a patient under a nurse's supervision while a doctor remains present. I saw 2 doctors in the same building today :-D.
My sweetheart of a doctor came by to check on me during my first infusion. <Singing> Love her!
I had about a 30 min wait on my infusion - my bp went up.
After that I sat down and tried to chill. I was super nervous. I also had 1.5 cups of coffee .....I wasn't supposed to do that according to the nurse WHOOPS no one gave me paperwork about what not to eat or drink prior to a Tysabri infusion..... Heads up Doctors and Nurses I'm talking to you. Inform your patients ahead of time of the No coffee rule AHEAD OF TIME .....phbbtttt!
The sweet nurse made me
The IV insertion was good and she pushed some saline through which did its job. The nurse then allowed me another cup of coffee and then hooked the Tysabri into my IV. It was rather
The only bad thing that happened was the chemical taste that showed up (blech). At first I wondered if it was from
And I've had some great dark roasts
^ Is what S drinks prior to a night without sleep and a job he must go to.
Anyhooo - my Tysabri went fine - had a wonderful lunch with my mom and got home to a cleaner house from my hubby. :-D
While I was being pumped full of this wonderful drug S sent me this picture of Y, after I told him we were going to Brio. And yes, I enjoyed the mess out of my Salmon and pasta from Brio ;-D