Well not quite yet.
But the following thoughts have crossed my mind; sitting in a chair in the corner, or sitting in a chair looking out of the window watching other people enjoying their lives!
Neither thought was pleasantly appealing.
After visiting my doctor today, I received a much needed, and appreciated education on my future life with my best friend (and my worst enemy) Coumadin.
My information came from both my doctor, and the two Coumadin booklets that I received.
What did I learn?
If it is green, and (or) leafy, it’s mean to me and my health.
(But if it’s red, yellow, orange, purple or white, it’s ok).
Every thing that I like is on the no-no list, not a problem except for this fact, this list is HUGE!
Certain herbs can increase the potency of the Coumadin medication, so they are excluded.
Animal livers are also excluded (not an issue for me, I’m a vegetarian).
Did I mention that both Blueberries, and Cranberries are no-no list occupiers also?
I was also informed that most pain killers are also on the no-no list.
Some thing that is considered “bad” for diabetics “Granulated Sugar”, is on the yes-yes list!
What a Catch 22 for me.
Life is beautiful you just have to love it for what it’s worth!
Hopefully my alarm clock will go off shortly, I need to wake up from this nightmare soon.
Until then, a little more research, and further reading are definitely required.
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