Category Archives: health diary

I’d Blog Something Interesting…

But I’m too busy trying not to smoke. I’ve been a two pack a day guy for many years. I had a total of three cigs yesterday. This might be the year!

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Hospital Bill: Appendix Ultimatum

I have finally squared away my various hospital bills from last August’s appendectomy, so what follows is a discussion of the hospital charges versus what everyone involved finally got paid. Excitement! Suspense! Thrills! Chills! Horror! It’s hospital claims data! Episode … Continue reading

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Chiropractor Scans

I finally got around to getting my electro-magnetic scans from my first chiropractor visit online. If it’s not readable I’ll post it somewhere else, in fact I’ll upload this to Flickr once I’m done. I’m not used to uploading pictures … Continue reading

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I Am Deformed

I’ve been having some annoying shoulder and neck pain lately which I’ve been attributing to rugby and like all good Welsh rugby idiots, I’ve figured if I ignored it it would go away eventually. Ah well. After a month of … Continue reading

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Appendix Ultimatum

So, the old appendix flared up again, as of course it should. Same symptoms as before, it was evident what was coming. I left work, drove home, and prepared for my first hospital stay. (Quick reminder for the uninitiated: I … Continue reading

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Note to Pharmacists

Stop pressing my buttons! It’s my question, I’ll answer it! The last three prescriptions I filled I encountered the same complete lack of customer service that is really beginning to peeve me off. During checkout, here in NYC at least, … Continue reading

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Hospital Bill: Appendix Addendum

Well, my weekend got away from me, so I’ll settle for blogging the hospital bill I just received regarding my recent day trip to the local Emergency Room, as chronicled in Appendix Addendum. In case you missed the first post, … Continue reading

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Appendix Addendum

This is a personal account of my recent brush with appendicitis and the fun I had getting hospital care… I had appendicitis, but it took me a week and a half to figure it out. Couple that with my built-in … Continue reading

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