Did you know? Whenever you get an interactive voice recognition system by calling a big business, many of them are set up with voice gates that will dump you into specific queues. Certain words, phrases, and tonalities can pull you to the front of the queue as a VIP. VIP, in this case, is often […]
Hey, folks. Welcome to 2020, and all the insights that come with being in the rear view mirror. As the sun sets on 2019, I’m looking back at things I have learned, and realizations that are taking me full speed into a year with an extra day under its hood. Last year, I learned how […]
Xial gnaws at the spleen of Pharmaceutical Benefits Management companies for double damage.
In which Xial gets angrier than usual over a pharmaceuticals delay, and expresses ire for mail order pharmacies.
In which Xial relates frustration on bargain hosting and a change in hosts not even 16 months after the last one.
I gently label it: I miss the days where I could order any of their rolls, ask for pecans and be charged only for the pecans. Instead, I’m charged for caramel and pecans, but get pecans only, rather faithfully. This used to not be the case, but then the local kiosk changed register systems. With […]
If I didn’t need groceries, I would!
Xial is getting ready for Extra Life, looking for an audience and a hand in helping children.
Xial talks a little more about the continuous glucose monitor experience thus far.
So as I mentioned in a previous post, I now have a continuous glucose monitor — the FreeStyle Libre 14 Day system. The piece of hardware that I wear will pull a rolling eight hour number for my blood sugar that I can check at any time and see how I’m doing. I grazed over […]