While I have not experienced this with a doctor, I find it appalling. What happened to making great strides with reducing stigma?!
I had a little, um, incident this week. Actually, the incident took place about a month ago, when I was caught outside in a rainstorm. I know, it’s been proven that running through the rain doesn’t get you any less wet than walking, but reflexes took over and I took off. About 20 paces in, I heard a ‘pop’, and something in my knee gave way. Ouch.
But I don’t have health insurance. I knew there was something wrong, but since I am paying for healthcare out of pocket I decided I just needed to suck it up and wait for whatever it was to heal on its own.
That worked fine… for about three days.
I was sore, but not too terribly so: until I twisted just right getting my lunch out of the microwave at work. The knee went ‘pop’ again, and down I went. A coworker helped…
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