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Friday, December 16, 2016

Not a Cloud

When the view's like this, even getting to a doctor's appointment is more pleasurable. This photo is looking sort of north from the Sapperton SkyTrain station. The border of Coquitlam, BC is just a bit up the tracks. This station the very next stop from the one at our building.

There should be snow on the mountains at this time of year but it is unusual that snow has stayed on the ground for so many days in a row. Winters here are generally rainy. Today, I'm not sure whether the temperature rose to freezing. Getting to the medical offices near the Royal Columbian Hospital is so easy for us by SkyTrain. If I drive, we'd have to hunt around for pay parking.

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Jay had made this morning's appointment with his cardiologist because of his little trip to the ER on Wednesday. We needed to confirm what medications he should take when he feels chest pressure. Dr. Kirtzky said that due to taking two sprays of nitroglycerin, he'd temporarily lowered his blood pressure too quickly which made him blackout the other day. Jay is very sensitive to medications and generally needs half the recommended dosage. My idea has always been that if a little is good, then more is better. That doesn't work for everything and everyone.

The doctor prescribed a beta blocker too. We ran uptown to the Walmart pharmacy to fill the prescription. Dr. Kuritzky also wrote out for patches, so Jay can choose to fill later if he wants. He is going to contact the surgeon to discuss whether we want to move up the surgery a bit.


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