"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Swollen Finger

While I was trying to sleep (Thursday in the evening) I felt pain/discomfort in my right index finger! I got worried so I switched on the light and looked at my finger... IT WAS SWOLLEN! I was not able to move/bend it easily without going ouch ouch ouch!!!

What happened! I dont remember what led to that! I did not work out, did I hit something? A splinter maybe? hmmm I dont remember :-(

Anyways... I decided to ignore it and slept to wake up in the morning to find some redness in the area.. and I was still in pain.

I went to the ER, the doctor told me that I need to see a specialist because he couldnt really tell what was wrong. He gave me an antibiotic and a pain killer. He noticed the redness and also pointed out that the swollen finger was warmer than my other fingers.

Earlier today... I went to the specialist. He examined it, and sent me for X-Rays and blood tests. My blood pressure was 85/60 (which is kinda normal in my case) but I was so dizzy... when they were drawing blood I almost felt like fainting.. but I didnt *phew!* but the blood was going into the tube so darn slow... I wanted to throw up!! eeeeek!

Tomorrow I go in again for the results and then again in a couple of weeks for the results that they sent abroad! I am sure its nothing, but I dont know why I am stressing over it!

So to feel better about my swollen poor finger I colored my nails LOL!

My blood test result came out! I dont have rheumatoid! :-D Thats what the doctor was afraid of.. I got another medication though and hmmm I have an appointment in two weeks for the blood test that was sent abroad. YAAAAAY


Grey said...

85/60? lol! been there ... eat well, and i guess nothing serious. Don't let them scare you !

Anonymous said...

how would u say that ur blood pressure is normal :p
drink more and have salty diet, that will increase ur blood pressure.
the swollen finger i would say it could be caused by allergic reaction, dont worry about it, the blood test will tell all the story .. dont stress ur self :)
hope u get better soon

eshda3wa said...

salaaamtich 1000 salama

FourMe said...

la7ool salamat matshofen shar.. entay laish chethy mo metrag3aa!

Big Pearls said...

salamtech o ma itshofen shar..inshalla it'll be nothing

Organic Kuwait said...

i hope u feel better even before u get the results. Let us know what happens??? did u check for a cuticle ? maybe after a manicure u got a small tiny cut that got infected?

Hamitaf La B said...

ooofffff salamat.... !!
matshoofeen shar... and what up with the blood pressure...? Seriously you have to take care of yourself and I guess those blood test are just normal precautions.. enshalla nothing to worry about :)

Ansam said...

LOL I do eat well... its just that my blood pressure is normally low (it runs in the family)

As I told Grey... its normal for me to have that reading. I hate salty food! hehehe so go figure! I hope nothing is wrong.. my appointment with the doctor is this afternoon so we will see

Alla yesalmich dear :-)

alla yesalmich eshar mayeech! Aham shay when the doctor was telling me it could be this and that.. I would go: and it could be nothing right? he laughs! So you know I am positive :-)

Big Pearls-
Thanks :-)
alla yesalmich eshar mayeech

Organic Kuwait-
Thank you for your concern. I will post about it inshalla tonight :-)I actually checked for that o ma kan fi trace for any!

Hamitaf La B-
Thanks :-* I am relaxed today and positive too. Inshalla kheir

Anonymous said...


Za3tar said...

My diagnosis: Too much typing! give your fingers a break and travel hehe

Ansam said...

alla yesalmik

TYPICAL Za3tar LOL yalla I wish I can take a long break and TRAVEL!! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Yara said...

ooh matshofeen shar :( why does all this happen to u :/ I hope nothings wrong enshallah

pablo-chiarpenello said...

Maybe an insect or a bug bit you. Sometimes you have spiders at home and they can bite.

Ansam said...

Mako illa el3afia inshalla :-) I am sure its nothing :-D

EEEK! I hate spiders!

shoosha said...

salamaat... maybe u slept on it :P wayed anam 3ala a9abe33i

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Ansam said...

ee ana ham agool ya 6agga shay ya nayma 3alih sa7 kalamich! Its better now bes shway za3ejni!

Thanks :-)

Fa6ma said...

Hope it's nothing, as long as it's arthritis then I guess it's nothing serious. Take care girl =)

Ansam said...

Thanks :-) I hope so too.

This Lady said...

Salamaaaaat.. matshoofeen shar inshallah!

Ansam said...

This Lady-
Alla yesalmich
eshar mayeech :-)

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