Category Archives: health insurance

new year, new test

I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy last week. The anesthesia and procedure made me not so hot for a few days but I am glad I did it. Do not ignore doing this. It was the test I was the … Continue reading

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rise up

It started with a message from a friend: ** Please Consider Calling / E-mailing for Obamacare** Paul Ryan’s office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Here’s how you can participate: Call … Continue reading

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targeting target for breast cancer profiteering

Dear Target, I hate Pinktober. It is a vomitorious b*llshit pink month for a lot of us who have had breast cancer, or are currently undergoing treatment, or live with the metastatic form of the disease. Take your shirt for … Continue reading

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aetna is totally screwing individual subscribers and breast cancer survivors/patients

I wrote recently about groundhog day with Aetna . Sadly, the truth is that Aetna doesn’t want individual subscribers in Pennsylvania any longer. They say they value their subscribers, but really, they don’t. They are over us. (Bastards.) Being an individual subscriber off … Continue reading

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groundhog day with aetna

I saw the envelope in my mailbox from Aetna today.  And I knew, I just knew based on the kind of envelope it was what the contents were. Yup. You got it. Groundhog day health insurer style. At the end … Continue reading

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n.e.d. is my friend

Five years. It’s official. I am FIVE years cancer free. N.E.D. or No Evidence of Disease. Yay!!!!!!!!!

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five years

Tomorrow is a very emotionally loaded day for me. And it’s not because my high school reunion weekend is starting again , it’s because it was five years ago tomorrow I received my breast cancer diagnosis from Dr. Dahlia Sataloff … Continue reading

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