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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

It's Official- I'm Crazy

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(TMI DISCLAIMER- proceed with caution)

Well Monday will not be forgotten any time soon.  It was an experience to say the least, an expensive one at that. 

In an attempt to become healthier, I decided to make an effort to take all of my supplements and eat better. I am a real slacker when it comes to taking pills. I even attempted to try a new supplement, this is where my trouble began.

It was a hectic day.  What I thought I ordered for lunch and what I got for lunch were two different things, so needless to say I didn't eat much and about an hour later I was starving.  It was a few hours after that, that I got off and headed home.  Around 5:00 pm I took my supplements and the new one, we left to pick up the kids and then headed to eat dinner out.  Remind you I hadn't eaten anything since lunch. 

Around 5:45 pm we were in the car and I got this weird overwhelming feeling.  My heart stared racing and my body went weak and I thought I was having a panic attack.  Since I have these often I figured it would pass.  It did, then it happened again.  It ended up happening at least four different times at the restaurant. 

I knew something wasn't right so I started to think back, look at the time frame.  I figured it had to be the new supplement that I was taking.  I took it on an empty stomach and it is supposed to help with energy and metabolism, so that had to be it.  Only now I was having panic attacks induced by the rapid heartbeat and was unable to eat.

I made my husband take me to the emergency room. After blood work, an EKG and peeing in a cup (that in itself was an experience,  I had about ten wires hooked up to me). I told that doctor what I had taken, gave him the timeline. The ER doctor said well if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is probably a duck.  They had to give me anti-anxiety medicine through an IV to make the attacks stop. GO ME!!!!

Five hours in the emergency room and I am sure a hefty bill to go with it.

I am better now, but what an experience.  I learned my lesson. Note to self, take vitamins and supplements with food and throw that stupid new stuff away ;)
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3 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness !! what was it anyway??
    Glad your okay now .

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  2. Wow, what an experience. I had a new medication one time that did the same thing. Scary for sure; happy you are ok.
    Blessings to you!

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  3. Hope you are ok. You will be in my prayers.

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