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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-08-30 05:49
Subject: [photos] $7,000 worth of chemo chaser
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Tags:cancer, health, photos


In case you were wondering what a $7,000 injection looked like. This is my post-infusion Neulasta injection.

© 2011, Joseph E. Lake, Jr.

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Kenneth Mark Hoover
User: kmarkhoover
Date: 2011-08-30 16:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Holy cow, Jay. Looks like a f'ing turkey baster. :(
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User: cathshaffer
Date: 2011-08-30 18:21 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
It came with a lollipop, right???
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Jay Lake: sanguine-pooh
User: jaylake
Date: 2011-08-30 18:31 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Maybe if I'd cried enough?
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User: cathshaffer
Date: 2011-08-30 18:38 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Try a tantrum. That is a pretty big needle. And the profit margin should allow for a very generous lollipop, I should think. Or an expensive pair of shoes...
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Laurel Amberdine: peony
User: amberdine
Date: 2011-08-30 21:47 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Heck, it should come with a limo and a dozen dancing girls. And they'd still be charging too much.
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russ: lyles constant
User: goulo
Date: 2011-08-30 21:14 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:lyles constant
It's hard to escape the suspicion that those thingies cost a heck of a lot less than $7000 each to produce.
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Jay Lake: signs-five_dollar
User: jaylake
Date: 2011-08-30 21:31 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yah think so...?
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jakobdrud: Flower
User: jakobdrud
Date: 2011-08-31 07:52 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
They had to set a high price. Everyone knows not to inject themselves with cheap blue fluids... Price aside, I hope it helps you.
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