by cranberries (12 Posts), Mon Jul 23, 2012 04:55 pm
In the last week my bp has been all over the place. From 90s/60s up to 130s/70-80s. Doc said that after my high reading, if anything changes, go in and at least get checked out.
After seeing her, I had a resting pulse of 116 and two nose bleeds in one day. So I went in, and everything looks normal. The day after seeing her my pulse was around 100 and my feet started to swell. My toes look like mini sausages.
Today I took my bp and got 146/88! So I rushed over to a walk-in clinic for confirmation while I was on the phone scheduling an appt with my ob. I was seeing stars as I entered the building. At the walk-in, I was at 111/72. At the ob appt two hours later, it was down to 108/68. And everything else at my ob's was normal. They ordered a 24 urine just in case.
I am so, so, so tired of all of the worry. I am irritated that my high blood pressures never show up at my doc's. I want something to happen, or not happen. One way or the other. All of this back-and-forth health stuff has me so stressed out. And I am sure that I look like a total crazy hypochondriac because it seems like I am going to the doctor for everything...and my embarrassment makes me feel like I shouldn't go in. Every time I go in there I feel like a total idiot.
Ok, vent over.