Check it out:
kidney stone adventures.
And here's a list:
First emergency room trip: $1,160
Second emergency room visit where they didn't help Pete in ANY way: $973
First surgery that didn't work: $13,238
Second surgery: $15,377
One doctor bill: $5,056
Another doctor bill: $926
We're still waiting for 3 or 4 more bills to come from that whole awesome week. But the total so far is...wait for it...
No, I did not misplace my comma. And the photographic evidence shows I'm not lying about the numbers. It's too bad we have to pay, even when we don't get anything out of it. Grrr about that.
So, to sum up:
Kidney stone week: $36,730, plus pain and agony and stress.
Aftereffects: still agony and stress
Health Insurance: priceless