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NPEOttawa replied to the topic bloodwork initially fine? in the forum Diagnosis 45 minutes ago

Yeah, I live near Ottawa, On, Canada. I’m not going to comment on our health care system – it’s too large a topic, and would require more energy than I have 🙂 I have looked into it more and think the waiting time is more like 3 months and have advice from a support group about a smaller hospital that is more like 2 months. I’m going to see…

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Monica Y. Sengupta commented a story 10 hours, 58 minutes ago

I agree with Erin, Jaymme68! Thank you so much for sharing your story.

I completely agree about our mentality. I still remember when I dealt with the grief from my dog passing away. Every single one of my meds stopped working. My rheumatologist sat me down and said “Look, you have to get past this. It might be time to see a therapist.” I…

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Monica Y. Sengupta commented a story 11 hours, 4 minutes ago

Hey Nitrobunny! Thank you for sharing this beautiful story. It reminds me of something that happened last week. I was struggling to put cat litter into my car but I managed it. When I turned to return the cart a man came up to me and said “Let me take that from you.” I was floored. He smiled pleasantly and there was no surprise or judgement in his…

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Nitrobunny commented a story 1 day, 10 hours ago

I know this scenario all too well and it never ceases to amaze me that people honestly believe they have the right to be parking lot judge, jury and yes executioner (some of these looks I get could kill). I doesn’t help that I drive a Corvette. Yes it’s harder to get in and out of but I’ve worked hard all my life and dammit it makes me happy…