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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 21 Mar 2012, 12:02

So, I was walking the FOOT PATH around the river and met this foreigner on a bike, riding the FOOT PATH ... he clearly has trouble reading pictographs, wonder how he manages working on a computer :ponder: as most of them have icons to navigate ...

It's not so hard to read ... it means NO BICYCLES!

The other one means 'Happy pooper!' ...

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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 22 Mar 2012, 13:53

Surgery is done, closed up after a week running around with an open wound, and I'm back in my room ... no pain. Went down to the OR around 12:03PM and returned around 1:30PM ....

Although I'm not a fanatically superstitious person sometimes it gives me the creeps ... who in his right mind takes a westerner down to the OR in elevator #13 ... 13 FGS? :roll: :eh: :ohreally: but it all turned out fine and I regained my confidence the moment they put me in OR 8 ... :lol: :bravo:
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby TainanCowboy » 22 Mar 2012, 13:57

You think too much...'er...have a bier...Image
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Omniloquacious » 22 Mar 2012, 16:08

Belgian Pie wrote:Although I'm not a fanatically superstitious person sometimes it gives me the creeps ... who in his right mind takes a westerner down to the OR in elevator #13 ... 13 FGS? :roll: :eh: :ohreally: but it all turned out fine and I regained my confidence the moment they put me in OR 8 ... :lol: :bravo:


As long as it wasn't your 4th operation, performed by 4 surgeons with 4 nurses in attendance on April 4th.

Which leads me to wonder: Do hospitals here perform non-emergency operations on April 4th?
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 22 Mar 2012, 19:01

Anyways, a 23 day hospital stay is a good way to lose weight ... lost 5 kg in 3 weeks ... :ohreally:
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby TainanCowboy » 22 Mar 2012, 20:19

Belgian Pie wrote:It's the wrong flag ... Belgian colours are Black-yellow-red ... not red-yellow-black ... :D

You "read" it from the flag-pole back..black - yellow - red.

Lost weight?
Well didn't they cut-out some of your intestine?
That will take a kilo or two off ya.
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 23 Mar 2012, 08:52

So, I'm going home today ... :discodance:

One thing I want to say ... get a hospital insurance, one high enough to get you a single room for at least a month ... because even a double room can turn into hell. Lack of sleep because the person or care taker next to you snores, they leave the lights on all night (wonder why that is - maybe death can't find them while the lights are on :ponder: ) ... anyways, according to my calculation and experience, 70-80% of older people snore like a sawmill ... and they are cutting huge trees.
End up in the hospital, take a single room! And try to get in one of the better hospitals.
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 23 Mar 2012, 18:19

Finally I'm home ... total cost for 23 days hospital, room and food, 3 operations and countless IV drips and AB's, smiles from the nurses ... 175,000 NT$ ... amount to be paid before leaving the hospital 67,000 NT$ ... of which we still will recuperate a big amount from the private hospitalization insurance I had.

Without health insurance coverage it would be almost impossible to be paid for many.
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Tempo Gain » 24 Mar 2012, 08:50

Good deal, congratulations.
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Re: Bp in the hospital

Postby Belgian Pie » 12 Apr 2012, 19:31

Belgian Pie wrote:Finally I'm home ... total cost for 23 days hospital, room and food, 3 operations and countless IV drips and AB's, smiles from the nurses ... 175,000 NT$ ... amount to be paid before leaving the hospital 67,000 NT$ ... of which we still will recuperate a big amount from the private hospitalization insurance I had.

Without health insurance coverage it would be almost impossible to be paid for many.


Just got the news from the private hospital insurance company ... :discodance: they'll pay back 100% of the remaining amount we had to pay. So, my hospital stay and surgery, ER stay cost us ... nothing!

Just to say that taking private hospital insurance on top of the NHI is a good idea.
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