This morning, I called the doctor’s office to make an appointment so I could get a new script for my meds. Normally, I would just call the pharmacy and they would take care of it BUT I haven’t had a TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) test in 2 years. It should be done every year to… Read More “I Know!”
It’s been raining off and on for several days, mostly ON. The furbabies are sick of the rain too, as they can’t (or won’t is more accurate) go out on the catio like they normally do. The roof keeps springing leaks; Dad thinks he has the problem solved and then it starts dripping again with the… Read More Doctors and Chimps
I haven’t been writing much lately, for a few reasons. Just bummed mostly but excited for family to come. I had to get the house ready as best I could and get groceries so I’d have food to feed everyone. It was a good visit but not long enough. I lost a few hours with… Read More Excitement, Obstacles & Why Can’t Anything Be Easy?
It’s been months (and months and months) since I’ve updated my blog! The last time was just after being fat-shamed by a so-called specialist last year that my doctor finally sent me to. At that point I was pretty much done with doctors, especially the one I had been seeing since 2005. I had tried numerous… Read More 10 Years Coming….
Well, my appointment with the orthopedic specialist came and I’m glad it’s over! What started out as a consultation about my knees, turned into a fat-shaming session — in less than 5 minutes! First, he asked me what he could do for me and I told him that my doctor had been telling me for… Read More Mistrust, Disgust & Humiliation, Part Two
I would like to thank the medical profession for not helping me in the last 10 years. I don’t know how I could possibly live my life without pain. A special thanks to my doctor, who has been telling me for years that I am too young for knee replacement surgery. This allowed the bone… Read More A Helping of Thanks with Sarcasm on the Side