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PUSH BACK


Because I am disabled I was eligible for a Supplemental Needs Trust from my mother’s estate.  Her bequest to me had to go through five lawyers and a judge and, in the process, took ten percent of the inheritance (my … Continue reading

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St. Joe’s: Discrimination on the Basis of Disability


  This guy is driving out in the country and he comes to a field that contains a donkey and a sign that the donkey is for sale. The guy’s always kind of wanted a donkey, so he stops to … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Law and Who’s In Charge (part III)


(Continued from May 27) I ask the woman if you’re supposed to sign up to see a lawyer.  She says yes.  I ask her with whom.  She says me.  No sign-in sheet, no desk, no posted information.  I suppose we’re … Continue reading

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The Wall, The Law and Who’s In Charge (part II)


(Continued from May 26)             So then I try to find my first workshop.  The signs beside the meeting room doors have been placed at a height of about five feet, which makes them invisible through the throng of people.  The … Continue reading

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Antidepressants, Welfare, Medicaid and Celiac Disease


My kidneys are hurting since I started taking antidepressants Well, stop taking them, duh.  If the pain doesn’t go away, then go see a physician.  You might have a kidney infection that doesn’t have anything to do with the antidepressant, … Continue reading

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Malpractice and Medicaid: What You Need to Know before You Decide


            I have “public insurance,” that is Medicaid, because I am poor.  I am poor because of the existing malpractice situation.  Before you change the malpractice and Medicaid laws, you should read what I’ve learned.             My doctor was incompetent.  … Continue reading

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Answers to More Questions


Family physician prescribe lithium Medicaid ANYONE TAKING LITHIUM SHOULD HAVE LITHIUM LEVELS DONE EVERY TWO MONTHS; KIDNEY FUNCTION SHOULD BE CHECKED EVERY SIX MONTHS, AND AN EKG SHOULD BE DONE ONCE A YEAR.         Family physicians should not be prescribing lithium.  … Continue reading

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