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People Aren’t Things

I don’t have an answer yet for the doctor situation, but patient relations from Vanderbilt is now involved, and we’re dealing with getting me an appointment AND addressing how I was treated (including having my appointment canceled 75 minutes beforehand).

Before they got involved, a lot of people from the 2 different practices explained to me that this happened because they’re understaffed and things slip through the cracks.

I’ve decided to make this my new life motto. When things get rough, I understand things slipping through the cracks, like my room getting a little messier or my laundry not getting done as often. But I owe it to the people in my life as well as to myself to avoid letting people slip through. I have always wanted to make a difference in the world, and I can’t waste the opportunity. To someone else, what I do and how I act towards them is just as important as my doctor’s appointment is to me. I don’t mean that I am an extremely important person – I’m really not – but everything I choose to do or avoid can affect someone else. Most times it might not make a huge difference in someone else’s life. But you never know when that one thing you avoided doing might dramatically effect someone else, and in a negative way.

In other unrelated news, I’m looking for guest posters for 12/23 and 12/27-29! If you’re interested, email me at katemitchelltheauthor@gmail.com or leave me a comment.

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  • hey Kate,

    I somehow stumbled over here and i'm your newest follower! dr visits suck, but then to have this happen makes it even worse. so sorry!

  • Hi Kate! I'm a new follower of your blog. I'm so sorry about everything that has happened with Vandy. I hope they resolve the issue soon!

    And I would love to guest post for you if you would have me.