Tag: COPD

Facilities Telephone Fail

Moms in a rehab facility for a COPD (fluid in the lung) episode. She’s been sick with the flu for 3-4 days, we were told they were doing an X-ray yesterday to see if she has pneumonia or not. Found out it was never done. Today she calls barely able to talk saying their taking…

Leg Bleeding Out, 04/04/15

Recently myself, mom and Robert (BIL) were out having a late breakfast at IHOP (International House of Pancakes) and as we were getting ready to leave I stood up from the table and said, “Oh mom, look at my leg now.” Then just as I raise my leg the scab from the Mercury stick the…

Edema puts a lot of weight on ones shoulders

Edema puts a lot of weight on ones shoulders, legs, stomach, heart and lungs.  The official definition of Edema is:  A condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body. Before Edema  More or less what it is saying is that ones body is taking in more fluids…