By Carie Sherman
In my last post, I confessed that my tendency to avoid chores stressed me out.
First, thank you for the suggestions! And for commiserating. It doesn’t matter if you’re sick or not–it’s overwhelming to stay on top of everything.
So I did me a lil’ search on Pinterest, and found a few fun tips that even organizationally-challenged folks like me can handle. Enjoy!
Watch for Connect for Health Colorado marketplace
For those who suffer from chronic illness, accessing insurance at an affordable cost is a huge concern. Colorado consumers should know that the insurance climate in the state is undergoing a big change with Connect for Health Colorado. CHC will be a one-stop marketplace where Coloradans can shop and compare health insurance plans.The goal of the new online marketplace is to increase access, affordability and choice, for individuals and small employers looking to purchase health insurance in Colorado and to provide a simpler, smarter shopping experience. Connect for Health Colorado will open in October, with health coverage taking effect January 1, 2014. Read more here.
By Carie Sherman
I spend a lot of time with doctors.
For more than a decade, I have written for physicians and count many as clients. In fact, earning the respect of my physician clients has been one of my greatest achievements as a writer.
And like any good lupus patient, I spend my free time in waiting rooms—a primo place for people watching that delights the writer in me.
It’s easy to recognize the regulars. They smile. They look relaxed. They knit, read, play video games, stare unapologetically and take notes (okay, maybe that’s just me). But newbies are far more fun to watch.
While I’m usually entertained by a freaking out newbie, a lady yesterday infuriated me. What began as some serious huffing and puffing ended with a fist pounding on the reception desk and followed by a…
“If I treated my clients this way, I’d blah, blah <explicative> blah…!”
She went on…
“Overpaid < explicative >, lazy, they’re the reason health care in America sucks…”
Her tirade ended with a resounding…
And to my relief, and that of my waiting room peeps, she exited the building.