Friday, October 14, 2011

What's goin on?

The answer to that questions is NOTHING.  The OS office called me back Tuesday to inform me that the surgeon needs to do another mock up of my molds. I guess things aren't lining up as planned.  I'm starting to freak a bit.  Shouldn't he have a better game plan?  Why all this last minute change of plans stuff?  I really don't want the man in charge of putting my head back together to  be unsure of himself.  AAAHHHH THE STRESS!!!!

So, my July surgery has been repeatedly postponed.  I'm now looking at after January 1st. But they wouldn't even give me a guess as to when.  Would be nice if I could actually see my surgeon to get some questions answered.  He has seen me once, for 30 minutes, 16 months ago.  I was supposed to be almost out of braces at this point.  So much for my 12-18 month treatment course.  Oh well, griping isn't going to help.  It is what it is.

I've promised myself, that tomorrow when I wake up, I will find a new focus and let this one go for now.  It's too draining to stay in this place any longer. 

To better days my friends!

Friday, October 7, 2011


I don't know what to do right now.  I really want to call the OS office again.  It's been a week and a half since he met with my OD and discussed my case.  On Monday, the PA ( I think she is a PA)  said she would call me back by 2pm.  It's now Friday.  I soooo want to call again, but this woman isn't necessarily friendly, and I feel like she has all the power in this situation.  I don't want to tick off the woman with all the power, ya know?  I am so lost right now.  I just feel defeated, like they could care less about my situation.  I just want to scream...

" Look, I am a human being, not a number.  I have a life...a job, a child and many things to consider and plan for.  And on top of that, I am a very kind person...patient and forgiving, caring and understanding, and I do not deserve to be treated this way!" 

Nahhh,  don't think that would go over very well.  Guess I just shut up and wait some more. (shrugging shoulders)

UPDATE!!!!  10-10-11 @ 10:45

I called the OS office and left a voicemail.  Then I called my OD to let him know what was going on, because I was supposed to call him back with the update and come in for some adjustments.  Turns out, My OD is out of the office till next week, but his very nice partner (who also happens to be his son and my friend's husband) called the office for me to ask them to get back to me.  He called me right back and said he spoke with the girl I was waiting on a call from (she's the OS patient coordinator, I thought she was a PA).  She said that the OS has been out of the office and isn't back until tomorrow, and she isn't putting me on the schedule until she speaks with him. least that's a reason why she hasn't called me.  But, don't tell me you'll call me back by 2pm, then have no intention to call me back, and leave me hanging for over a week.  That's just rude!
Thank goodness for my OD's very kind and sweet partner, who took time out of his day for patient he doesn't even see.  I would have been in tears by tomorrow if he hadn't dug up that bit of info for me.  So, tomorrow, I should know what the heck is going on ("what's goin on      what's goin on" (singing in my head because I AM a goober)).  And tomorrow I work a 16 hours shift, so I probably won't be able to take the call.  Grrrrrrr

Monday, October 3, 2011

Still waiting

Okay, okay, I give!  I'm about to loose my ability to be patient and polite. 

 Please continue to keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth!

My uneventful ortho appointment on the 21st, became a "wait until after the OS meets with the OD to discuss."  That meeting happened last Wednesday.  Today I call the OD office to check in because I was supposed to get a call last week and didn't.  He says some vague information about the possiblilites of what may come about and to call the OS about getting on the schedule possibly.  So, I call the OS office and she tells me she will call me back today before 2pm.  I carried my phone around with me all day at work today, expecting a call at any moment.  It is now 8pm and I never got a call.  I am soooooo over this crap right now.