Sunday, April 7, 2013

DAY 7: Really? Uh, Really?

TOP 7 BOGUS CLAIMS I'VE HEARD ABOUT MY HEALTH:

  1. You are not disabled, you are just fat and lazy. (or "you just need to lose weight.")
  2. If you ate right (insert description of "eating right"), your foot would heal.
  3. Your neuropathy is from (insert underlying condition) and all you have to do is control your (insert symptom of the underlying condition) and your pain will go away.
  4. You need to cheer up. Depression is a part of (insert condition).
  5. You are "dependent" on that (insert any pain medication name). Don't become an addict.
  6. 99% of all people who get this will be better after (insert name of treatment).
  7. You can make money and improve your health (insert latest Multi-level Marketing scheme).

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