Clinic today, to check up on my progress following last Thursday's FOB debacle. I noticed as I arrived this morning that I was on the list with "FOB?" next to my name, and then heard the receptionist confirming my bed on Duchess for the night. So I kept my fingers crossed that my blows would be spectacular enough to keep me out of hospital. I was reasonably confident, having had good numbers at home yesterday.
I got there pretty early so was 2nd on the Heart/Lung transplant clinic list. This means I got the usual X-ray, bloods and blows done quickly. The blows were good - better than ever in fact, although for some reason due to the technicality of peak flow and it dictating which numbers they record, the ones written down were the same as my previous best. The doctor was still a bit concerned about my Neoral levels, and will review today's bloods and let me know what, if anything, to change. If they are OK they will start tapering off the steroids at 5mg/week.
So I escaped the admission, with the proviso that they want to see me for bloods in a week, and back in clinic in two. All good though, really.
Busy day at work, now off to gym (!) courtesy of a friend who just joined and nominated me for a free week... I've had no staying power with gyms in the past, but hey, it's free so worth a go.
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