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Travel Health & Insurance
I feel like a million bucks. After two weeks of solid worrying about how my knee pain may be accompanying and/or limiting me on my trip around the world, I feel as though I’ve got a plan to tackle it. Actually, my physical therapist has the plan. I’m just going to try and give the […]
I made a third lunchtime trip to my local travel clinic in as many months on Wednesday. I’ve got their whole routine down, and find myself feeling more and more impatient with each visit. I just want them to give me the “shot of the day” so I can get the heck back to work. […]
Alliteration aside, I’ve been encountering knee pain as I’ve tried to increase my cardiovascular fitness the past few months. It seems as though the atrophy of my quadriceps and tightness of my hamstrings have reached epic proportions in advance of a backpacking trip where I hope to scale mountains and trek the Himalaya and Andes. […]
I picked up my second Hepatitis B shot ($80) and an adult Polio booster ($50) during a lunch break this week. A $15 office fee was tacked on to the cost of the shots, which brought the total to $145. Luckily, my insurance will cover the Hep series, and office visit. Unfortunately though, I’m running […]
I was sitting in the waiting room of SmarTravel International Health Services yesterday during my lunch break when a bit of trepidation came over me. The prospect of needles jabbing my arm didn’t bother me so much as the feeling that I’m 5 months from leaving my life in the United States behind for the […]