Monday, September 10, 2012

FFS. (For F*ck's Sake.)

I deserve the genius of the year award.  (Said VERY sarcastically.)

So a couple weeks ago I get my physical, right? I made the incredibly stupid move of getting a physical DURING my period. Even though I told them about this problem at the exam, fast forward a few weeks and...

They are FREAKING out about my low iron levels. (You do remember I was menstrating, right?) Oh yes ma'am, but this is REALLY low. (Okay, what do I have to do? Pills?) No, this is so low we need to investigate. (Okay, more blood?) Oh no ma'am, we need 3 samples of stool....

W.T.F. I hate my life.


  1. Eeeew.
    And a tinyLOL.
    Seriously, though, repeat bloodwork first wouldn't be more pleasant for everyone involved???

  2. I don't understand why they wouldn't repeat the bloodwork, especially considering the circumstances of the first draw.

  3. Oh noooooo. :(

    I would demand a repeat!

  4. Well, let's look at the bright side. I'll have to get back to you on what that would be. Anyway - at least you get to gather the stool samples - there - that's the bright side :-)

  5. Yeah...I'd demand a restick before giving up to poo...

  6. I'm going tomorrow to get repeat blood work and my doctor did mention the poop thingy where you mail it to them. Ugh. Good luck with all of this.

  7. I totally am in favor of repeat testing. Cause it only gets funkier down the lab testing algorithmic path way!!! Good luck and hope things resolve quickly.
    Here's a peer reviewed , non commercial web site to read and ask your doc more questions.

    Take care.