On Tuesday night I ended up in Emergency...pretty impressive, I made it a whole week of this year before any hospital visits! But then this happened. Basically, it was because my resting
|I had a lot of time for non smiling selfies|
After testing, discussions and a lot of prodding from the hot runner doctor, (I know!) :) they gave me my diagnosis:
"You are an athlete and very fit."
I am not joking. This was my actual diagnosis. I still can't believe it. 18 months ago I was lying there in a hospital bed just a few beds away, being told that I was so seriously unwell that I could have died...and then 18 months later, my diagnosis is one of pure health and fitness? Who gets told that they're "an athlete"? I never imagined that morbidly obese, pack a day smoker, unwell Kate from 18 months ago would, that's for sure.
As much as it's awesome, I'm still really concerned and have booked my GP to investigate it further / look into it a bit more. It's so low :( Surely it's not normal? I know that I'm super fit. I can literally feel my cardiovascular system being healthy (I know that sounds weird, but I can). I can run for 30km without stopping. I can sometimes climb a mountain and do stuff without
|Adding to my collection of hospital tags :/|
But apart from being a bit nervous and feeling a bit unwell for a couple of days, I had a pretty cool week of having that diagnosis! Probably the best diagnosis you could ever have.