Doctor, doctor, gimme the news…
July 30, 2015 Leave a comment
HAPPY CYCLING THURSDAY: Reblog #2
WHEN PRIVATE MEDICINE IS BETTER THAN HMO/Institutionalized/Government Medical Practice.
I admit it. For the most part I’ve always liked going to the doctor. You step on that scale and find out how much you weigh. The nurse takes your blood pressure like some fifth-grade prank where they make your arm tingle by squeezing it. Then you sit around and wait for the doctor to come in the room.
It hasn’t always been good news of course. That enlarged prostate that led to an infection back in my 30s was not much fun. But we figured out that caffeine was the problem and that fixed that.
Of course there have been visits to the doctor for a variety of sports injuries over the years. There was a bad concussion when I was in 4th grade. The older brother of a friend pushed me into a rough cement ditch during a pickup football game. I wandered home seeing double with a big…
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