Share Your World – March 26, 2018
Cee’s Share Your World posts these questions and Here are my responses:
What is your favorite color of hair? You can name your hair color or a color that you just like.
I like my original black hair. More and more grey hair takes over, but I decided to go natural without dyeing my hair.
List at least 5 things that you are good at. These are the things I am good at, but always welcome improvement.
- I’m accepting, not judgmental. I respect other people’s differences.
- I’m a good listener. When people share with me, they would feel that they are my only attention.
- I’m good at using PC. I used PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Word, and Publisher for my work before I retired. I conducted a Publisher for beginners training.
- I have good organizational skills. That was a given to do my job as a school district administrator.
- I have a green thumb, even though not everything grows in my garden due to lack of or too much sunlight.
What is your favorite animal or type of animal? (pets, dolphins, stuffed, wild cats, etc.)
My favorite animal is Humpback whale. I’m impressed with Humpback Whale songs, their intelligence, and the way the mother whale cares for the calf during the migration from Mexico to Alaska. I did a post on Humpback Whale.
What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week? Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination.
I had a scary experience last week. I had a fever of 103.8 last Monday night when I was in Portland, Oregon. It started with flu-like symptoms of Shriver and fever, was quickly followed by heat rash. My daughter Mercy took care of me until 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday. My fever came down and I got some sleep. The next day I flew back to California. On Wednesday the doctor gave me oral antibiotics, but my conditions didn’t improve.
By Friday afternoon, I got the feeling that I needed IV antibiotics. First, I secured a follow-up appointment for Monday (today). Then I checked in to the Emergency Room. I had a steroid shot, blood drawn, and ultrasound was done. I was admitted to the hospital a few hours later. There was more testing, lab work, steroid, IV antibiotics to find out why I had such severity of symptoms. I stayed in the hospital until Sunday afternoon.
Anyway, there was no conclusion yet. I was discharged because the fever and rash were under control. I will have an appointment with an allergy doctor, hopefully, to identify the cause.
The experience was scary and got my husband and daughter worried. Yet here I am, recovering with 10 days of medications. I feel like nothing had happened. I’m thankful for the medical professionals and technology to get me back on my feet.