Here's Isaac, at the doctor's office with me this morning. His butt, which is sticking out from under the chair, is in a corner. You can't really see the wall in the picture, but his butt is right in the corner, out of the way.
And on a related note, my doctor order some blood work so hopefully I will figure out why I have been so tired lately. I think it is likely low iron but he seemed skeptical. I can understand why he would be skeptical since I am on a lot of iron, but coupled with feeling cold all the time and the frequent headaches, that seems the most likely cause to me. Plus problems with iron absorption are kinda common in gastric bypass patients several years post-surgery. My doctor seemed unaware that headaches are symptom of iron deficiency, though, and also isn't real aware of issues related to gastric bypass surgery. But whatever, he ordered the labs.
He also ordered a test for mono. Which I do not think I have. But he seemed to think it more likely it is something viral.
He did ask me if I was sure it wasn't the "winter blahs." I was like, um, I don't know. What is that, exactly? What are the symptoms and how does one diagnose it? I don't think that's even a thing. I think that's almost like telling me it's all in my head and I know a lot of stuff is in my head, at least partially, but I don't think this overwhelming fatigue is.
But anyway. I get labs done tomorrow.