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Black Friday + Me = Hospital?

November 27, 2011

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?