July 18, 2003

The Heat Goes On

With a high of 91 we're still having fun in San Jose. The good news is that we are on our way to air conditioning. First we need to ground an outlet (none of the ones in the house are grounded right now), then buy the air conditioner, then install it. Apparently a small window model (with remote control!) costs around $150.00 at Sears. That's cheaper than I expected.

For those of you waiting on an update about my heart, there's no news. I was supposed to have my appointment Wednesday, according to the card they gave me at my last appointment. But Tuesday evening the nurse called and asked why I missed my appointment. "It's tomorrow" I say. "Oh the doctor isn't in clinic tomorrow. It was today." "Well what should I do?" "Well the doctor is going on vacation and won't be back til the end of August." Hello?! The end of August? The nurse said as long as I'm feeling fine (and I am) it should be no problem to wait until then, and if I have any problems I should go to the emergency room. Great. I guess the good news is that I am doing well, but I was pretty mad about the mixup. Usually the Stanford appointment computer calls with a reminder a couple of days before your appointment but apparently they have discontinued that (I'd say I might have missed the call but the computer leaves a message on your machine). Anyway, that put me in a bad mood for the week. And this heat isn't helping!

In other news, I start teaching for Kaplan on Monday. I'm teaching a GRE prep course, which is identical to the one I took last December. I'm a little nervous but I have confidence in my teaching ability, and how bad can it be? :)

Oh, and Finding Nemo was really cute. If you haven't seen it, do so :).

Posted by Shelby at July 18, 2003 07:44 PM