Im sorry to moan but i need some advice.
My chest has been really bad since last wed/thur. I have been wheezing and coughing a lot and also breathless.
I went to see an asthma nurse(not mine as she is on holiday but still one i know reasonably well) on tuesday this week and she said she could hear my chest as i was walking down the corridor. I asked if i could see the other con as mine is away too (and i posted last week that i get a bit insecure when she is away anyway)and if he could admit me into costa for the rest of the week as i am going on holiday on monday with my kids and i thought a few days on iv amino and mag usually does the trick. She said she would talk to him and ask if he could see me.
He basically told me to go home and see how it goes(not that i even got to see him). He said the ward was full and because sometimes i react badly to iv amino if it goes in too quickly they didnt want to risk me getting sicker.
So nurse said i had to put my feet up for 24 hours and do nothing and see if the symptoms got any better. Putting my feet up is not an option when you are a parent of young children as most of you will know! She then said she would call me in the morning which was yesterday. When she called i told her that there was no improvement and she said to keep nebbing every 2 hours and use my ventolin as an extra in between nebs and she would call me again this morning. There is still no improvement and i am now totally worried about going away on my own with my kids as im frightened i will have an attack in a strange place and get taken to a hospital who dont know me or my situation and then who will look after my kids if the worst should happen. (It would take my mum over 2 hours to get to me if that should happen).
Im just worried that if my chest is still be bad i wont be able to enjoy the holiday or take the kids swimming as the humidity makes it worse not to mention that i cant walk too far amyway. I just dont want to spoil it for my kids as they deserve a break as we have had a really hard year with me being so poorly most of it.
I know im probably going to make myself worse if i dont relax about it but if my con had been here she would have had me in there and then, hooked me up to iv and i would feel so much better by now.
I am looking forward to going away but just worried about possible probs.
I have got extra meds and also con gave me some anti bi's just incase of green gunk! So i have got every aspect covered and i am going to speek to the resort this morning (butlins at skegness) and tell them of the situation and see what their procedure is in the case of emergency and i have also been told thay have a creche by the special needs advisor so my children would be cared for during the day but a lot of my attacks happen at night.
Sorry to write an essay but i just needed to get this out and off my chest.
I just dont want anything to spoil this for my kids.