Thursday, November 3, 2011

Stayed home : FSGS sucks

I woke up this morning and was so, soooo, sooooooo tired.  I have been sleeping like absolute shit.  Last Monday, I was the kind of tired that felt like a hangover, so I came home and slept.  I'm thinking that the sleeping is awful because of the diuretics.  I take them twice a day, and the 2nd set of pills I take right before bed.  For some reason, it seems like they work REALLY well at night, and I spent the first couple of hours going to the bathroom, which means I don't get much sleep.  And then I start to panic because I know I'm not getting enough sleep.  Which leads to even less sleep.  Eventually, it adds up and I need a break.  It was cloudy, dark and other words, a perfect day for a looooonnnnnng nap.  And so I did.

And didn't wake up until 3:30pm.

I slept through 3 phone calls (with the phone RIGHT by my ear).  Holy hell....I was tired.  Am I rested?  Hardly.  But I think I can function a little better now.

Sadly, this little nap has postponed my lab results by another day. I turned them in on Monday, and then called my doc on Wednesday to get the results, but THEY still hadn't received them yet.  So I called the lab where I got the blood draw done, but she was already gone for the day.  That was Wednesday.  I'm PRAYING that, when I call tomorrow, I'll have the results, but I've had a lot of problems with labs lately, so I won't hold my breath.


  1. I don't know the science behind it, but I agree that those meds work better at night! Not fun at all!

    It pisses me off when labs don't get the results in a timely fashion. There is little to no excuse for it. Ugh.

  2. I know the feeling! My doc said our kidneys are perfused better at night. I think the reasoning has to do with gravity...when were on our feet all day it's harder for the kidneys. Interesting, I do say!! I can drink two liters of water a day but the minute I hit the's all down hill!


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