Thursday, March 03, 2016

Managing

3pm - I am managing the challenge of this physical malady, whatever it is, by mostly staying  in my room.

I received an email from my friend John, who is looking after my apartment during my absence. The email arrived in the morning, and I could not manage a reply until the middle of the afternoon.

I want you to understand that I am doing my best dealing with this thing while here in Guatemala.

Coming home early
4pm - My friend John encouraged me to come home early.

I have changed my Volaris Airline reservation to come home on Monday, March 7th instead of Friday, March 11th.



7 comments:

  1. Good idea. I've got a friend here in the park who lived three years in Panajachel and is not too confident in the local hospital, though in an emergency it might be a good starting point - but the medical care in Guatemala City is top-notch, according to him. Maybe an early move to GC might be in order - especially if things seem to be progressing, and may be more difficult with time. The other things that come to mind that can be dealt with easily are: hydration/electrolytes, and blood sugar. Both are easy to get out of whack, and can cause similar symptoms to what you're experiencing. My best 23 year paramedic advice is get to a Dr asap. Sending you love and prayers from Frederika and me, George...

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  2. Get well soon George!

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  3. One of the difficulties, as we get older, is good access to medical care when traveling. Good choice to return early and get it taken care of.

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  4. George do your best to have a doctor assess what is going on.

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  5. Sounds like a smart move to come home early! Wonder if you can move the Doctor appointment up, too? Will be thinking about you, George.

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  6. Wishing you the best George.

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