First of all, sorry I have been away for so many days! As I am sure you can tell from the title, I had some issues this past friday! Crazy, right? I am pretty healthy so I have no idea how this happened.
I don’t usually do Black Friday. I don’t think the deals are that great and I like finding unique gifts for family and friends. So it was weird for me waking on Friday morning to go to Joann’s. They had a great deal on fabric and I was very excited!
I was fine, I got my bolts, waited, looked at other products, waited some more. I finally decided to just do the ‘express lane.’ Well I was waiting in the ‘express lane’ for about 40 minutes, when I got warm. So I took off my coat no big deal. I rolled up my sleeves and continued waiting. I still felt warm so I thought, “maybe I should go to the bathroom.” I thought I was going to vomit. But I didn’t want to give up 40 minutes of waiting so I just put my head on my cart and took a deep breathe.
The next thing I know, my head is in someone’s lap and there are people all around me. I fainted. I have never fainted. It was so weird. I don’t remember how it happened, or even if I hit my head (although I am pretty sure I do, because I have a headache).
They got me into a wheelchair, and I called Breon. He was on his way when in the wheelchair I felt warm and clammy again. I also needed to use the restroom. When she tried to help me up to get to a stall, I took 5 steps before my vision when fuzzy and almost fainted again. They finally got me into a stall and after I went they called the ambulance.
They took me to Regions and everything looked fine. I guess I was just dehydrated which didn’t surprise me after taking a look at my lack of water consumption through the past two days.
But now I keep feeling like it could happen again. And I want this headache to go away. I don’t think I have a concussion because the doctor would have said something to that extent and he didn’t.
As for yesterday and today, I am laying low. I am going to try and get some work done when the headache subsides.
Did you have fun on Black Friday?
I hope everything ends up okay. Did they do blood work to see how that checks out?
They did. And everything was normal. Just dehydrated! 🙁
What a crazy thing to have happened! 🙁 I hope you’re feeling better soon!