Category Archives: Medical

Lots of things, some related, some not…

Various things:

I’m at 99% done with show prep. I’ll finish on Thursday. This makes me happy. Other stuff, not so much…(read on if you want to; I talk about my health challenges, the death of a friend, and my reactions to those) Continue reading

Can I whinge briefly?

I need to see my dentist today, ASAP.  I also need to see my podiatrist today, ASAP.

I really, really don’t need this right now. Oh well, At least I have doctors I can afford to see, and a job that I can take a day off from.

And I had a brilliant weekend.

Dealing with physicians and insurance companies

So, I recently had to replace my BiPAP (“Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure” device. Like a CPAP machine, only a bit more complicated, and needed by people such as myself in order to sleep properly. If I don’t have one of these, I essentially don’t sleep.).

The process was unbelievably screwed up, and not by me. This post is mostly for me to get the events of this situation straight. It might not be terribly interesting to read – but then again, the level of miscommunication and fuckupery might be amusing, so read on if you like. Continue reading