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Tue Jun 4, 2013, 10:04 PM

31. i think i fainted the other night.

i wasn't feeling well all day -- hadn't eaten much. i was on the phone with my granddaughter -- lying on the couch. we were having a normal conversation although at one point i started to cry -- talked about the last time i saw my husband alive. i said "i spend so much time lying in bed watching HGTV." i wanted to tell her about a show i've been watching and i got confused. i remember getting up and talking into the phone saying "steph -- are you there"? next thing i know i went into the kitchen to make something to eat when my friend and his wife opened my front door with their key. the alarm went off -- i had it set for "immediate" because i knew i wasn't going to open it again that night. he said "steph called -- we need to get you checked out". i said "i'm not going to the hospital -- i'm fine". he called my granddaughter. she had called the police before she got him -- she's in west palm beach -- i'm in phoenix". they directed her to the sheriff. howie (my friend) called the sheriff's office and canceled the call. they said they were busy with an accident. i had a glass with some juice out and they poured me more juice. i kept saying i was fine. my granddaughter wanted me to call her back. i said "tell her no -- it's almost midnight there -- she needs to get some sleep". howie said to steph "she's okay -- she's getting bossy". we decided it was probably low blood sugar. he and his wife stayed for a while then left -- she's a nurse and had to get up at 4:30 am.

yesterday i spoke to my granddaughter and she said she kept talking to me and i wouldn't answer. she said she was going to call the police. i have no recollection of any of it. i've come to the conclusion that i fainted. i don't remember hanging up the phone either. she said she kept calling me back and the line was busy. i must have been lying there with the phone still on.

i googled fainting and it seems it can be brought on my stress, not eating and that i could have confusion before it happens.

i knew as soon as the alarm went off that the security company would call. i had no problem remembering my password.

i've never fainted before, but have come close to it -- mostly when i was a kid in church especially fasting before receiving communion.

your thoughts?

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