Jilara (jilara) wrote,
Jilara
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So much for that...

Hmm, after much debate, I figured I should call my doctor's office and see if they can test to see if my general condition is really because of overwork stress, or there is something more I should be worrying about. They pretty much told me to go away and not bother them, as they were overbooked forever, and if I felt really bad, to go see Acute Care.

Isn't it nice to know how the medical profession will be there for you? Changing doctors doesn't seem to be an option as I hear these stories from just about everyone I know. I'm starting to realize how much of a crisis in medical care there really is, with doctors leaving in droves, health plans managed for profit and not patient benefit, etc. The message seems to be it would be nice if we all just died and decreased the surplus population. (I miss my terrific former doctor, who retired at a venerable age.) No wonder folks turn to homeopathy.

Fine. We Beckmans are tough. I just need to learn to take better care of myself, so I won't need any damned doctors. My father bounced back from two heart attacks and was running rings around everyone when he was in his 80s. If I just learn to back it down a notch (he had the same problem), I can do the same.
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