Yesterday’s trip for my second lot of poisoning took longer than the first. I was on the unit for about 4 hours this time. This was ok. They were very busy and I had no prior claims on my time. My cannulation was just as smooth as last time but my vein was a little more troublesome. Shy, if you will. It did co-operate in the end but it was touch and go for while.
My revised cocktail of antiemetics is certainly having an impact. The nausea is vastly improved. I am falling asleep at the drop of a hat too. Which is no bad thing. I basically feel like I have been put through a mangle so anything to escape is good. Currently the sedative properties of these drugs are in contention with the jitteriness of the steroids so I am bouncing in a very lethargic manner. Think Duracell bunny on valium and caffeine. I shall be glad when I resume comatose. Fortunately I have my ginger hamper to nibble upon and Wimbledon to watch on the tele. And I am now equipped with the knowledge that this too will pass.