A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Sunday, November 22, 2020

My Birthday Gift

An infection.  
Yep.  Happy Birthday to me.
It was a long night of burning with little to show for it.

I was told to come in an leave a urine sample.


Hmm...how many hands with pee on them touched this door?


That’s me on the left.
I was so happy that I could produce a sample.
The waterworks were close to a complete shut down again.


I returned an hour later to pick up a prescription of antibiotics.


And the hits just keep on coming.


 

9 comments:

  1. Infections are fixable. Prescriptions are good!! Happy birthday!

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  2. Urinary infections are not nice but they can be treated.

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  3. At least you are close to a place for testing and getting antibiotics...so very sorry you are going through all this, I am glad you are living to such a good older year ,,and pray that this too shall pass(pun intended),wishes for your and Beans health and happiness ahead, - Mary

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  4. I know this is not fun to go through, but like someone said, at least there is antibiotics. I wondered what happened to people before they existed.

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    1. I had asked one of the nurses on an early visit that question. "Back in the days of old what happened to people who experienced what I did back in the desert?" She said "They died. The urine would back up to the kidneys and then death." What a horrible way to die was all I could say.

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  5. Thank goodness for modern day medical care and medicines. So glad you made it out of the desert and you're able to get some medical care for the plumbing problem.

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  6. I’ve gone through this, in fact last August and now a follow up with a second fine tuning by the urologist. Give me a call, happy birthday!

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  7. I was going to type those exact same words: Drink lots of cranberry juice!

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