Here Kitty Kitty


I am a pretty calm person but occasionally I will lose my cool.
I reach what I like to call SK (shittin' kittens) status and then I am simply out of patience.
Our local pharmacy is having a tough time right now keeping up with the demand so I do my best to make things easier for them.
I use the automated system on the phone to place my order.
I always choose the following business day to pick up my order.
And then I will wait one more day just to make sure they have had plenty of time. 
I placed my order on Monday morning and I waited until Wednesday afternoon to show up. 
I was informed my order wasn't ready and if I could come back in a few hours.
Sure thing. 
No problem.
A few hours pass and I return to pick up my prescription. 
I remind the pharmacy tech that if she runs my one prescription through insurance it is going to be more expensive. 
She tells me that doesn’t make sense. 
I tell her that would be a reasonable assumption but that is the way it is with this one. 
She looked at me like I had a frozen cat turd stapled to my head and said, “Are you sure?” 


The cats had been released into the wild, the filter was off and I turned into an unsympathetic jerk.

"Ha, you got me!" I exclaim. "Allow me to introduce myself. I am the nonsense fairy. I like to run around making silly proclamations based on how ridiculous I am feeling. You are today’s lucky winner. Tomorrow I am going down to Jiffy Lube to try and pick up my dry cleaning.  You should tag along. It's going to be a hoot."

The pharmacy tech did not find it amusing.
But she did learn that health insurance doesn't always make sense because when she ran my prescription without insurance it was almost $50 cheaper. 
I am feeling good as my SK status has been reset to zero and it should be a long time before I have another cat-astrophe.

Meme dump






Thanks for stopping by and I will talk to you soon. 

I will persevere.
I will keep moving forward.
I will be the stream. 


Comments

  1. Oh the pharmacy blues. Just had that myself. Good ole insurance was $55 and good rx was $25. Guess which route I took?

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  2. I understand SK very well. I, myself, am prone to such moments when the obvious needs to be explained. I always feel so much better afterwards, reminding myself that patience is a virtue. Isn't it nice to be virtuous? Seahorse. Good one.

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  3. Pharmacy issues seem to be more and more common and frustrating. I pick up my mom's diabetic meds and let me tell you, I may get to the SK stage myself! That fish thing, LOL.

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  4. Okay. I am here to tell you I am sitting in front of an Amish fabric store waiting on two Amish women, and laughing my ass off. This was hilarious. The vision of you running about in a nonsense fairy costume waving your bullshit wand and liberally sprinkling the world with bullshit dust suddenly has made all the craziness make sense. Picture me now, with a bullhorn: "Shife! Lay you wand on the ground nd back away. Keep your hands in the air where I can see 'em!"

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  5. I'm not as quit witted when I reach SK status. I generally start giving the evil eye to whomever is causing it.

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  6. Wait. Jiffy lube does dry cleaning???

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  7. Was this episode enough to warm you to kittens at al?

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  8. My fart is on the floor -- OMG LOL!

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  9. Insurance doesn't make sense in this country. Half the time you end up paying more for things because you have it!

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  10. It is odd how, for some medicine, you copay is higher than the drug's actual cost. I'm glad my pharmacy is more reasonable and I can call in a prescription and they'll have it filled in less than an hour!

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  11. OMG…..did you really say that??? Hilarious! That pharm tech must be new because I think most everyone has clued in to the stupidity of rx and insurance. My husband is on one drug and I had to constantly have them redo it when I picked up, so that it wasn’t run through insurance. We switched it to Meijer and they actually understand and automatically use Goodrx or SingleCare.

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  12. Sometimes you just have to get a little Kittenish to get your point across.

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  13. I can definitely see that happening.

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  14. I love small towns..my prescriptions are automatically filled and they deliver...like the drug fairy...

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  15. OMG...I would have liked to see that tech's face when you spewed that!

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