|A cat-obsessed car owner.|
Not too much to report as of late. Today I had a surgical procedure performed on my eyelid (Chalazion removal), meaning I got to experience the so-called "socialized" healthcare system in Germany--which is surprisingly not that socialized as I still had to pay about 80 euros for the (~10 minute) surgery and 5 euros for some antibiotic cream. I guess these rates aren't too bad but you'd think these things would be free after paying insane amounts of money for health insurance every month. I had to wait 2 hours to have the procedure done as well (what's the point of making an appointment if the set time means nothing?).
I guess the operation went OK--received an injection of local anesthetic below my eyelid, however, I don't think they waited long enough for the anesthetic to kick in because I felt everything. The incision and cuts were extremely painful but thankfully the operation was finished quick. I just had to hold a bloodied bandage over my eye for 10 minutes and then I was good to go and allowed to wander the streets looking haggardly.
|Some awful sounding juice at the grocery store.|