Monthly Archives: August 2012

i don’t think that word means what you think

I sometimes mistakenly refer to EOB’s as Evidence of Benefits, instead of Explanation of Benefits (what it actually stands for). They honestly don’t seem to explain much, except for how far the US has to overcome if it plans to … Continue reading

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just a little randomness

Sometimes, all I have is randomness. I guess it is better than nothing. Made Alice Medrich’s vanilla rice pudding today since we had extra milk and cream from making (or not making ice cream). It was amazing. Have been watching … Continue reading

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i am late

Started Sunday morning by peeing on a stick. Result: Not Pregnant. Part of me is sad. I can’t lie – another part is relieved. I feels too soon. I don’t know that I could go back to the doctor and … Continue reading

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health care is not free

A few days ago, some additional mandates went into effect (well, sort of)1 under the Affordable Healthcare Act. Many of the new services covered were for specifically for women, and included things like annual exams, domestic violence assessment2, and contraception. … Continue reading

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the gala

One afternoon while we were eating lunch, B casually mentioned that someone he knew from Twitter was coming to LA in a couple of weeks. He said she wanted to meet us for lunch. It sounded like it could be … Continue reading

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getting to and out of the emergency room

As if it isn’t enough to learn that your husband is now on his way to the Emergency Room, I also had to figure out how I could get to him. There was also the matter of the car that … Continue reading

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and then

My apologies, for being a bit distracted of late. I know I still need to write about the gala. What follows really happened. Parts of it are a bit frightening, so I will tell you at the start that while … Continue reading

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