Wednesday, November 10, 2010

An Appointment To Nowhere...

I am both excited and nervous for my doctor's appointment today.

I get to find out more details on the pituitary tumor, on my referral to the endocrinologist, and investigations for endometriosis (or to see if that is purely in my gynecologist's practice).  I haven't gone to see my general practitioner (family doctor) in a LONG time :/, and it will be interesting to catch her up on all the latest developments.

The person taking me to my appointment is my mother - and as November is National Caregivers Month - I want to give an extra special shout-out to both her and my boyfriend Jonathan!  I could not survive without their help!  They do so very much for me.  They fill my pill boxes, they feed me when I'm too weak to feed myself, and they help me with basic necessities. I'm so very grateful :). They are my roots to the world!.

(Image from WeHeartIt)


I can't even describe how upset this appointment made me.  I have never felt more destroyed by a physician.  I can't even get another one, as I've been on a waiting list for 2 years and there are no private doctors here.  

I'd explain the joys of the situation, but I just can't handle reliving it anymore.



Kara said...

Oh, Annie--so sorry. I don't know if there's a teaching hospital near you? I also don't know if you're religious, but I'm going to pray that you'll be led to the right kind of care. Life w/ chronic illness and pain is hard enough w/o unsupportive people, *especially* drs. Shame on her! I have felt better in the past if I wrote a letter, explaining why I was unhappy w/ service or care, even if I never sent it, so maybe that would help, since you're a great writer? ((Gentle hugs))

Baffled said...

I'm so sorry sweetie. That stinks.

FIGHTER said...

So very sorry

Toni said...

I'm so sorry, Annie. My heart is aching for you. This must be so frustrating. All my love to you today.