Tag: health care

Oh For Goodness Sakes

So I “sprained” my ankle last week. And it still hurt. So I go to the walk-in clinic, where they take some x-rays. Yep. Broke the *other* ankle. This one at least isn’t displaced.

The High Cost of Being Sick

So the Husband was more or less in the hospital for a week. That’s going to wipe out his deductible- which, yay free health care for the rest of the year (for both of us, I blew through mine with my surgery) – but… Continue Reading “The High Cost of Being Sick”

I Was Doing Well… and Books 3, 4, and 5

But crises interfered. We are back at the hospital again. You know how time flies when you’re having fun? Well… The actual clock in our room. At least it is a private room. We left the hospital on Monday, stayed in the hotel and… Continue Reading “I Was Doing Well… and Books 3, 4, and 5”

My Leg Saw It’s Shadow

Six more weeks of walking cast. But, we get to go home today. Back to yummy eggs, my own bed, and the kittens. With any luck, they will pick up the bed and wheelchair and I can get my library back to being a… Continue Reading “My Leg Saw It’s Shadow”

Taking Turns

The rule in our house is that only one of us can be a mess at any given time. Well, rules are apparently meant to be broken, because here I am in the parking lot of the emergency room at 3:30 in the morning.

How to Put on a Walk-in Cast in Nine Easy Steps.

So now I’m in a boot. And while it is better than a cast… by far, it still has some challenges. I’ve been taking it off to work on range of motion and to rest. Getting the damn thing back on is a hassle.