November 14, 2013: Medicine

I am very grateful for medicine that while it may taste awful, it really does work. I have had this really awful stomach bug and we don’t know if it is just a really fast acting virus or if it was food poisoning, but it affected a significant group of us that all went to a gathering. I was not doing very well.. I couldn’t eat because I was so sick and couldn’t even hold water down but then I started to get even more sick because my blood sugar was so low. It resulted in a very sick, unable to really move, Jessica. Once the medicine started getting into my system, I was able to eat popsicles and get my blood sugar balancing out and then I started to improve and was able to eat and started to really improve. Today, I am thankful for modern medicine.

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Jessica N and Makiko

Jessica is a proud Texan. She graduated in 2014 with her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and is now employed. She is visually impaired and has a retinal disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa. Originally Jessica started blogging about everything from being diagnosed with the disease to where she is now, almost 9 years later. Then, Jessica went to Guide Dogs for the Blind and was blessed with Makiko, her new guide dog. Now, her blog "The Way Eye See The World" is about everything related to visual impairments, including guide dogs.

3 thoughts on “November 14, 2013: Medicine”

  1. Glad that you were able to get better!

    One thing I like about popsicles is that, since they are frozen sugar water, it can give the appearance of being solid when it’s actually part of a liquid diet! (And really sweet. šŸ˜€ ) so you can eat it while you’re not yet reading for solid foods yet.

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