I lost 5lbs the week prior to my fall, and yes I ate oatmeal raisin cookies for 5 straight days during it. I knew exactly the calories that I was consuming each day and I ate them in 3 hours intervals to keep my blood sugars and metabolism in check. I also used interval exercise training and cinnamon to help with this too. The
|I was yellow and now am I blue?|
So what happened that night? To start with, we decided to have an impromptu gathering of a few close
|My view for much of the evening|
My wife heard me come down the stairs, hard, and she thinks I fell from about halfway down. She opened the fire door to find me in a sitting-type position, with my eyes open, but unresponsive to her questions. I'll say it right out, she panicked a little. If you ever doubt someone is truly, deeply and madly in
|This will get the neighbors talking|
At the hospital they X-rayed and CAT scanned me, but by then the only thing I really needed was some fluids. As I became aware, I told my wife to get me some water or I was checking myself out. That was the point that I gained my memory back. Another brother in law who lives down the street had driven my wife and first BIL to Rochester initially, and I suspect he barely got home before we called
As I close I want to thank all involved with my care and those who have expressed so much concern for me. I'm embarrassed that I put my family and everyone through this experience and will try to learn some lessons from it. Feel free to remind me if you see me engaging in any of these behaviors, except of course, if I'm eating oatmeal raisin cookies.