Completely Unexpected World Events

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    #1 -   Jan 29, 2016
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    i'm waiting until monday night...
     
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    Somebody needed to get their doctorate. The easiest way is usually make a survey or study something that everyone already knows.
     
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    None of my doctors knew this, or if they did, they didn't say anything.
     
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    Which doctors tho? The ones that treat physical symptoms and issues?
     
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    Any of them? There were dozens.

    I dunno, just seems to me like that maybe part of any long term hospital, "multiple major trauma" stay ought to at least include a 5 minute conversation about some psychological therapy. I know I'm lucky in that in the preceding years I didn't at some point end up 1: divorced 2: jobless 3: jailed 4: dead at my own hand. It's hard for anyone to admit they need, and/or seek therapy on their own. Some early prodding by a medical professional might have helped me get a hold of things before they got real bad. Truth be told, it might benefit me to do some more.
     
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    I am lucky that my cardiologist was up front and let me know that upwards of 50% of open heart patients experience some sort of depression within the first 6 months. At first I was stubborn but she was persistant and finally successful, then I find out that there are only 2 qualified behavior therapists in all of Great Falls and the earliest appointment I could get is the end of July. I feel like I should be able to get away with something serious in the meantime. :)

    Not to suggest the two are similar because they are not, there seems to better care associated with conditions that have predictable and consistent outcomes.
     
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    I think the issue is that "health care" needs to be comprehensive. No one expects the open heart surgeon to be a psychologist as well, but modern US health care has become so "compartmentalized" that this stuff falls right through the cracks. Not that it was better before, but as specialties get more and more specific, who makes sure the entire person is treated?
     
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    And the 6XL pants industry is out of control.
     
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    ANES survey, heh
     
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    Dog Mauls Family After They Try to Dress It in a Christmas Sweater

    https://www.yahoo.com/style/dog-mauls-family-try-dress-194908090.html

     
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    Surprised they didn't just shoot it on the spot TBH??
     
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    My idiot nephew was working TSA in Denver. He claims he got let go/fired with no prior warning after being rated fully succesful during his first year there. I listened to his excuses while he was at the house, and then told the Frau it was all bullshit after he left. To my surprise, she agreed...how fucking dumb must one be to get fired by one of the dumbest activities in the country?
     
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    Almost guaranteed he failed a whiz quiz.
     
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    I doubt it actually...he is the type that is scared to smoke because it might turn him into a hippy. I think he was just a douche of an employee...incompetent and stupid, unwilling to take direction and correction.
     
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    I've been through a lot of them.

    That was definitely one of the worst.
     
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    He was one of them...
     
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    In his defense, it is an organization that seems like it would drive out competency as it is a threat to the masses.
     
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    So your saying he wasn't being a big enough asshole to the traveling public?
     
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    As a general rule, I am a believer in, and defender of, the role of government. But if any organization is ever going to drive me off the cliff and turn me into some sort of GOP, gun toting, mouth breathing Reagan-ite, it's the TSA. The agency seems bound and determined to be the living embodiment of every right-wing "Government is bad" talking point.
     
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    Not to continue the nephew bashing, but this is the kid who, many years ago, started a bloody fight with his brother over what to watch on the tv. At Thanksgiving. With a house full of guests. After which I walked around the house, counting idiot boxes. There was 6 televisions for a 4 person home. Yet he had to have the special one. He lived in his mums basement until he was 24, with no intent on moving out until he got hired by TSA. The problems with this one started a long time ago...
     
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    Too late at this point for a late-term abortion?
     
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    The only thing that will get me out of this is a divorce...and I cant afford that. Yet.