Is about where I peaked. This weekend was terrible and things still aren't going too well. But there is some good news. The doctors have isolated the cause as a blood yeast infection.
Ugh. That's frustrating. Yeast has a tendency to stick to things like.... blood spigots!
So the only way I get over this newest hurdle is by removing my blood spigot, treating with anti-fungals, producing negative blood cultures (no blossoming!) for two days and then getting my blood spigot put ba...
I can't get another blood spigot that soon after taking one out, so they are going to put in what's called a "pick." This is basically a blood spigot in my arm instead of my chest. In the meantime, I'll have two peripheral IV's set up so I can still get different antibiotics and fluids.
I haven't gotten out of bed much and have gotten 3 pints on blood, but I felt good enough to write it in so I wrote it in.
End of story.