I went to the ER this weekend. They did an X-Ray and found a bone lesion in one of my ribs. It looks benign, but they want to do one more test to be sure.
A few years back I was diagnosed with a hereditary immune deficiency. Since than I have been a bit of a hypochondriac. Sorry but, I have a week immune system and I worry about everything.
I don’t drive and pretty much walk everywhere. This includes the grocery store. A few weeks ago I mad a trip to the store. In the cross walk on the way to the store I passed by a dead squirrel. I took notice of what appeared to be a smile on its face. On my way back home I crossed through the same cross walk forgetting about the dead squirrel. By now it had been run over and splattered all over the cross walk.
I couldn’t get the idea out of my mind that some fluids from the squirrel on my shoes and got infected with rabies. Even though it was impossible that I did. I couldn’t get the idea out of my mind. Every ache and pain. Even those that are normal for me highlighted the thought.
It got to the point that I couldn’t sleep. So around 4:00 am. I got up, got dressed and walked to the ER.
I had started coughing a lot that night which is why i think the doctor ordered the X-Ray.
At this point I am waiting for a call from the radiologist to set up the next test.