February 19, 2009

Words to the Wise

1. When preparing a crockpot meal for the evenings dinner, and feeling kind of sick and being super greatful that dinner will be ready at 5 without anymore effort on your part....

MAKE SURE YOU PLUG THE CROCKPOT IN BEFORE YOU TURN IT ON...or nothing will cook and you will pour all your sliced veggies and rotten chicken down the garbage disposal and be stuck preparing Kraft something or another for dinner.

2. When you go to the DR. on that same day because you are finally getting the crud that went around your house and your eye is oozing and your chest is tight and your head feels like it is in the clouds make sure the PA you saw doesn't prescribe medications that in combination could send you to the Hospital...

3. Thank the good lord above that the pharmicist caught the MAJOR warning on the drug combo even though the D@mn Dr's office won't take their calls - go home with half your drugs and prepare yourself to consult said Dr.'s office in person in the morning.

In case you were wondering.

14 comments:

Krape Family said...

That sounds horrible. I hope you feel better soon.
And I totally hear you on the crock pot. I also learned to always plug it in a gfi outlet or you could set your kitchen on fire (happened to a friend of mine).

Lindsay said...

ooo first I hope you feel better soon! 2nd that sucks about dinner.. I think I would have cried and ordered pizza! Wow so glad the pharmacist was doing a good job and caught that!!

Allison said...

Oh, dear....feel better!

Kim H. said...

Oh Terra -- all that just sucks donkey! I'm sorry.

I've almost done that with the crockpot MANY TIMES. It happens. Your family will survive on Kraft.

As far as the dr. goes, don't get me started. You wait. You wait. Rush you in. Rush you out. Make mistake. Don't take your calls. Yep. That's how it goes. I'm sorry you had to deal with that but THANK GOD the pharmacist caught it.

Feel better, honey.

jen@odbt said...

Oh Terra - what a day! Bummer about the dinner. You should have ordered carry out. Thank goodness for the pharmacist. Get a good night's rest.

Cheryl Lage said...

OOOOOF! Hope you feel better soon. Hubby just had round two today of something he had LAST month.

Relentless this season. :(

Thank goodness for your on the ball pharmacist!

Think you're due a li'l R&R once you feel better. :)

Becky said...

It's bad enough we have to spend so much of our time correcting the errors of banks, corporations, and every other institution, but now doctors too?

After your next trip to the dr.'s, I hope you live long enough to feel better!

Terra said...

BECKY - what would I do without you? OMG - thanks for the giant belly laugh.

jenjen said...

Terra - what a day! I'm so sorry about dinner. I wish I lived closer so I could bring you some soup!

I am glad the pharmacist caught the error. How scary!!!

((hugs))
Jen

The Bailey Family said...

I have goofed on the crockpot before thing before and unfortunately I didn't have a good excuse!! Hope you feel better soon!

Bonnie said...

Terra, you needed the song "had a bad day" in the backgound.. I am so sorry you got the crud! Let me know if there is anything I can do for you today. I wouldn't want to be on the other end of the phone when you call the DR today. That is a BIG mistake they made. Good for the pharmacists for catching it.
So sorry about your dinner. I have done that before but caught it in time thankfully. What a bummer, that crock pot meal probably would have tasted good when you aren't feeling well. Dang it! I felt for you reading this.

Shannon (muzbeecrazy.com) said...

Wow! What a terrible day! I hope today was a better one for you! Thank goodness the pharmacy knew their stuff!

whoopsadasie said...

Poor thing! Sorry you are sick!

thecasualperfectionist.com said...

Oh NO!! I hope you feel better SOON.

If it makes you feel better, I did something similar with our steamer. I was steaming rice, and set the timer on it. It's ticking away, and I'm so proud of myself for getting things ready with time to spare. The timer goes off, and I go over to stir it, and I'm so confused as to why it's so soupy...until I realized it wasn't plugged in. The timer works without the blasted thing being plugged in!? What kinda dirty-rotten trick is that!? I didn't have to throw anything away, but it was still annoying.

Your story is worse, though...and I feel for you!!