60% Good News

This morning the news I got was 60% good. After posting about the problems with getting my prescription now that CVS Caremark is administering our prescription coverage I got some really great advice from my readers. I started with a very long phone call to my State Insurance Commissioner. During the phone call they detailed for me the process of filing a complaint, which begins with contacting the plan administrator. The plan administrator was extraordinarily kind. So much so that when I detailed the series of events I ended up …

How CVS Caremark Puts Patients at Great Risk

Last summer I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. I went to see a rheumatologist after the pain in my hands became so unbearable that I was taking ambien and handfuls of Advil while attempting to uncurl my hands and sleep with them under my stomach. The Advil helped with a bit of the pain, the Ambien allowed me to sleep through worst of it. Sometimes. I was plagued with fatigue and felt depression moving in as my ability to function lessened. I guess what I’m saying is that RA wasn’t about me feeling achy. It was …

RSVP Here for #CVS Tonight at 7

I’m really excited to share a great opportunity with y’all. I think y’all know that I end up at CVS a lot. In the middle of the night the kids get sick, and CVS is always open. In the middle of the day you might find me there picking up a new mascara, or even making a photo book. CVS is so much more than a drugstore, and they’d really like to reach out and meet all you wonderful tweeters. Tonight at 7 pm pacific time we’ll have a one …

Because I Have No Self Control: I Scratch My Crotch

Whenever I get a little too much sun, a cold or overtired I get a blister on my lip. I like to call it a blister, but sadly the rest of the world calls it Herpes. Gah. So I have this amazing Doctor and I run in sobbing, “My lip is going to explode,” and before I have the sentence complete they’re handing me samples of Valtrex. This is a miracle, I can feel the burning and the lump under the skin slow down within the first few hours, and …