Oh Look, It’s Another Medical Bill!

August 5, 2014
Drowning under a mountain of paper

If you or a family member has ever been hospitalized or needed long-term treatment of any kind, you’ve likely been subjected to the piles and piles — and I mean PILES — of medical bills that flood your mailbox. What’s that you say? Do I have medical coverage? Well, yeah! Except medical coverage doesn’t actually […]

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To….The Hospital?

January 30, 2014
Numbered highways in the United States

Little Dude and I drive back and forth to the hospital anywhere from two to three times a week. According to our GPS, the hospital is 7.9 miles away from our house. That should mean a ten to fifteen minute drive max, right? Well, if we lived in rural Kentucky it might mean that, but […]

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Adios MotherF***ers!

September 26, 2013
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Little Dude and I had been at the hospital for seven hours. Seven. And I’m not even including the previous two days that were even longer visits than that. Seven hours of mostly waiting around is a long, long time for a nine-year old and his stressed out mom. And did I mention that Little […]

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What I’ve Learned About Being A Hospital Visitor

April 1, 2013
English: Logo for the US television show Grey

It’s not easy when someone you love is in the ICU of a hospital for a week straight. With all the beeping machines and long stretches of watching your loved one sleep, you have plenty of time to think, daydream, and observe the workings of a hospital. This is what I’ve learned over the past […]

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