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Monthly Archives: March 2008

Two! Two! Two sets of tights!

05-Mar-08

(http://farm1 NULL.static NULL.flickr NULL.com/243/452837421_a7b76f648d NULL.jpg?v=0)I got my second pair of compression stockings yesterday! This is a big step forward. Now I can wear one pair and wash the other! Why is this a cause for joy? Because compression stockings need to be air-dried so if … a certain someone … forgets to take them out […]

"Involved" patients

03-Mar-08

A new study finds that “involved” patients aren’t necessarily healthier (http://news NULL.yahoo NULL.com/s/nm/20080229/hl_nm/involved_healthier_dc). To which I reply, “duh.” Being an involved patient takes time and energy — resources I’d much rather be spending on other things. I’m an involved patient because I need to be. The story suggests that patients get involved in researching their […]