Did they put you on a heparin drip right away? I don't generally get cath patients since they're the domain of Tele, and I only float there once in a while. The lovenox shots are a pain in the ass. I administer them a lot...You'll get a lot of bruising on your stomach, but it's not a big deal. Good thing that clot didn't break off and lead to a PE though.
Glad you're ok.
Yes, I got the Heparin drip right away. Also on a personal note, kudos to yourself being in the field at this time. The masks alone for a 12 hour shift and trying to breathe out of one of those things have to be a pain in the ass. I was told by 1 nurse that a few have brusing around their nose area from wearing them.