i missed you all soooo much yesterday! i thought i was gonna come home and catch up but i ended up working on medical bills because i was getting overwhelmed with them. i did find out good news while doing them...they pay a lot more for a lot of things than i thought. there is no deductible for hospital stays and our out of pocket max. is $2500 per individual or $5000 per family. otherwise, they pay 80%. all outpatient labwork, of which we have had a ton, is 100% covered, as is all of our radiologists bills for doing the procedures (x-rays, mri, etc.) so, once i got all of our medical bills together, so far we only owe about $1000. that's amazing considering everything happening around here with everyone. we do pay quite a bit each week out of bryan's check and i am glad to know that it is for a good reason. i was starting to not like our new insurance (the company just switched in jan. of 2003) but, they also paid 100% of my maternity bills...everything!!! dr, hospital, bloodwork, u/s and that's waaaay better than the old insurance. i really can't complain, except so many places have stopped taking blue cross and blue shield and that makes it very difficult. so, you guessed it, today's question is how is your health insurance if you have any?
bryan's dr. can't find anything muscular wrong with him after his emg and new rounds of bloodwork. he is baffled. trey's new dr. is ordering yet more blood work and stool samples from him. we go back and see the np in six weeks. his concern is the behavioral problems combined with the tummy pain, since all other symptoms have basically stopped. we went to chuck e cheese after the dr. and the kids had a great time.
then, my sweet little piper turned into girl from h#ll!!! lol! she cried the whole hour from chuck e cheese until i finally took the wheel and let daddy hold her (i know, but man..something was not right with her!) we got home and bry took her to run some errands alone thinking maybe she needed daddy time. well, first they ended up with a code adam
for her in walmart because she took off while bry was getting diapers. they found her sitting in the purses playing with them like nothing was happening. then, he was terrified and didn't want any more problems, so he left her buckled in her carseat and ran in to pick up a prescription at a different place and she took all her dora crackers and smashed them into the seat. she was extremely frustrating yesterday after we left chuck e cheese and i don't know why. she seems much better this morning so far.
okay, now to catch up with all of you........how are you all doing????
as for co-sleeping..man, it's the only way i get any sleep around here most nights. too bad your dh is so against it. the teeth..oiy! we're dealing with that now too. all three of my kiddos have gotten them quickly and this one is one teeth 9, 10, 11 and 12 all at the same time, though he usually only gets two at once. i also was told that orajel is not the best thing to use for them because they swallow it and it numbs up the whole mouth. there is some other product out there though i couldn't tell you what it is...i still have my orajel until i run out and then i'll search for the other. good luck!!!!
you went to the dang beach, girl???
now, i don't even wanna talk to you! phhhhhht! glad you had a good time!!!!!! i guess
it's so nice to see you back even if it is only for a little pop in here and there. your posts always brighten my day!
i move my furniture all the time, so i guess i'm the opposite of you. in fact, since we moved in to this apartment in november, i have actually switched two complete rooms....bryce's bedroom became ours, our room became the kids' and their room became the playroom! lol! white walls? for shame! i agree with leslie about hiding the dirt! lol! i hate washing walls (and you know i'm a cleaner just like you!) i am anal about things too...in fact when i was reading about the clothespins i was thinking about how mine all have to be going the same way..they can't be different...all have to be the same. when i dust, things have to be put back "just right", when the kids' toys are put away, there are special places for all.....i'm anal too!!!! woooo hooooo!
more cash at lowe's?? now, how am i gonna send you home depot coupons if you don't even frequent the store? lololol! btw, they just had a friends and family weekend a couple weeks ago and bry never brought me any coupons or told me until i asked him the other day. men!
i used to be like you and not do a think to my face, etc, but man, i've got these awful red bumpy things and decided maybe it was time to take care of my skin. gonna get a referral to a dermatologist today, i believe.
did you get motivated to do the housework?
i hope the dr. is right about your dh...heard anything from your potential renters? gosh, i hope not! lol!
okay, i have about an hour to get caught up...it'll never happen. then, i have to go find out the results of my ct scan this morning and get groceries and run some errands. i will most definately be back aroun lunch time to finish catching up then!
have a fabulous day!!! whew...it only took me 45 minutes to just catch up with you guys! lol!
May 6, '04
[font=franklin gothic medium]good morning (under the wire)
[font=franklin gothic medium]lowe's? did i say lowe's? lol :chuckle well, i share the wealth between the two. i will eagerly be awaiting a coupon. haha.
[font=franklin gothic medium]glad this insurance is working better for you. the good ones do pay 100% on most things.
[font=franklin gothic medium]hope everyone is straightened out and healthy in your family soon.
[font=franklin gothic medium]piper is such an unusual name, but i like it! maybe she was just in a bad mood after chuckie cheese! lol. a little indigestion.
[font=franklin gothic medium]we took my car for a tuneup and inspection, etc. we will pick it up later. went out to breakfast. later i have a usd and mammo scheduled. what fun! :hatparty:
[font=franklin gothic medium]pretty day out there! enjoy!
Last edit by NursesRmofun on May 6, '04
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