Posts Tagged ‘doctors not doing their jobs’
I’m so tired today.
We’ve been in the hospital for two days
and I want to go home.
I’m tired of doctors saying one thing to your face
and then another behind your back.
I’m tired of coming in for one thing
and ending up with a million other things thrown into the mix.
I’m tired of having no direction for the girl and her needs for days on end
and then being admonished for sitting on her condition too long at home.
I called for help last Friday.
It’s convenient that they forget that now.
I’m tired of being dictated to by doctors who do not know my daughter at all
and I’m tired of doctors who are supposed to advocate for us
but instead run away.
I’m sick of feeling as though I have no choices
and tired of feeling vulnerable
because the doctors change the rules faster than I can draw breath.
I’m tired of all of those things.
Mostly though I’m tired for the girl
who can’t seem to catch a break
and who I don’t think is going to see term two out at school
when her only goal for year one was to make it to class more often
and I think she’s tired too.
Hearing test: abnormal.
CT scan: pending.
Number of doctors closed until the end of January 2010: too many to list.
Care factor of boonie doctor: zero.
GP’s ability to organise a hospital admission: zilch.
Ability for paediatrician to stay true to his word: nil.
Chances of Ivy having an illness free Christmas: slim
Chances of preschool child vomiting, meaning gastro has come to play…again: Oh, high, very high.
Chances of the universe giving me a break?