...no DVT! Interesting that my G.P. had the test done at the hospital...now I know why, though. The tech told me that if they found anything, I would not have been allowed to leave and would have been admitted right away. REALLY glad the test was negative.
talking with the girl who did the patient paperwork, though...turns out
she used to be a dental assistant, just like me. So we swapped a few
dental stories. As usual, she worked for a DDS who had all the warmth
and personality of sandpaper (most do). I've been SO lucky with my past
bosses...well, some of them, anyway.
So, now I just have to go
BACK to my pain management Dr. and see what the HELL is going on with
this stupid knee, already. Next up is yet another MRI to see inside the
Also took Phoenix the roo to the vet, he's got an
infection of the footpad known as Bumblefoot going on--very hard to
clear up. Doc cleaned it out some, we get to do most of the work on
that, twice a day plus antibiotic injections twice daily. Phoenix is
gonna be one pissed-off housechicken until his foot heals, which can
take up to a month--Bumblefoot is notoriously hard to clear up. Phoenix
is BIG and loves to jump UP on things, then jumps DOWN and that's when
the footpad gets traumatized. He's just too heavy to be pulling that
Luckily he's a complete gentleman, and has our two
little one legged chicks for company, so he won't be too lonely. But
reintroducing him to the flock and managing Scott, our bantam roo's
behavior is gonna be a bitch...cross that bridge when we come to it!