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St. Mary's Hospital Emergency ward Compliment - Service At The Emergency Ward

Review by old fart on 2008-07-09
SAGINAW, MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN -- I had a episode of light-headedness while eating lunch and the folks at the restaurant called an ambulance to take me to St. Mary's hospital.

After many tests involving heart, lungs, brain and everything else they could think of, it was simply a matter of standing up too fast from a sitting position. During all of this the staff at the ER was unfailingly courteous and helpful, answering all my questions to my satisfaction.

The result was a complete physical for which I was long overdue! I am writing this as a thank you to the folks at St. Mary's on Schust Rd. and Towne Center road in Saginaw.

P.S. For an old foozle, it turns out that I am in pretty darn good shape!
Comments:38 Replies - Latest reply on 2009-08-31
Posted by Mrs. V on 2008-07-09:
Glad to hear it was nothing serious ^_^
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
Thanks Mrs. V
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
I agree with Mrs. V, OF. Glad to hear it's not anything serious, and that you recieved such great treatment!
Posted by ejack053824 on 2008-07-09:
Old fart...you getting into the sipping whiskey again during lunch? I thought you knew better! LOL!

Seriously...glad your ok there!
Posted by bargod on 2008-07-09:
Did you at least get out of paying the check? lol just kidding. Glad to hear your ok.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2008-07-09:
No, ej...that's me and the whiskey!
OF glad you're ok.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Glad you're OK...did you report the hit on the head by Mrs. Old F when she read your comments on here?
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
Thanks folks... 'preciate the concern!
Missus Old fart says that it's just the meanness coming out!
Actually there is some evidence that I had a little inner ear problem..
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
Good news! Missus Old fart is a wise Lady.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
When I was little and got a cold sore or something, my Mom always said it was the Orneryness coming out of me...LOL...
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I am going to take the chance of grossing y'all out but after I had a CT scan, an EKG, numerous blood tests and two X-rays, I asked the attending physician to check my ears..
when they irrigated my left ear they removed a plug of Cerumen, (earwax) 5/8 of an inch long and a 1/4 of an inch wide..the sheet they gave me after explained that one of the symptoms of the condition was DIZZYNESS..
I could be a monday morning quarterback, but the tests they ran pretty much convinced me that I will live forever 'cause I'm to damm mean to die...
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Just don't post a picture of your earwax...thank you very much in advance.
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I wanted to take it home and freeze it to show it off but Mrs. OF wouldn't let me! Darn!

The folks in the ER actually came in to to see it because it was some kind of record ...
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
When I was at my Parent's house today, I used some of their Hydrogen Peroxide and nothing happened...So, I checked the bottle and the expiration date was Septemeber 1997. LOL...no wonder nothing happened. I'm gonna have to go through their stuff and get rid of out dated things in their Med. Cabinet.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Old F...I am happy to know you had the ear wax removed...because tomorrow is THURRRRRRRRRRRRRRSDAY! ! ! You'll be able to hear the Roadents loud and clear AND you'll also be able to hear Fred much better as well!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Old F! STOP THAT! You can't cake that wax back in your ears!
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
It's not as if I didn't try... sniffle, sob, ...
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
I think a Forum Review is in order. I know Al Bundy would love to see a pic of that ear wax.
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I wanted to post it but all I have to post now is the pic of my colon the last time I had a lower G.I exam..wanna see it???
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
No thank you.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Do you have anything on the OUTSIDE of your body you want to show?
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
Wassa matta Super..? no guts for the guts..?
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
But not THAT!
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I have exterior plumbing but I'd get thrown off th site if I did that...
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
Ejack still has you beat with his recently used toilet pic.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Which toilet pic is that? I have one for him, didn't have the nerve to post it myself, but I may dedicate it to him.
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-09:
He had it on his blog for a short time. It was an ugly mess that you were better off not seeing.
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I wonder if I still have it in the archive...Hmmmm!
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
See you folks later... it's past my nap time.
I'll see if I can't e-mail the colon pic to ya Basher...
You'll be impressed..! You'll be able to say, "he's a real a$$hole"...
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
NAP? It's almost 10PM!
Posted by old fart on 2008-07-09:
I missed it today.. I was laying around the ER...I gotta make up for lost time..
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2008-07-09:
Well ok then...but I KNOW you're gonna nap all night...so, have a good night.
Posted by vivalarizistance on 2009-08-20:
thats is all fun and dandy but dont try and go to saint marys on hoyt you may die of old age before been seen for a bleeding wound
Posted by Ponie on 2009-08-20:
viva, since you have so many complaints about hospitals in Saginaw, maybe you should consider moving to Bay City? I've had a lot of experience with the Bay Medical Center there and they're top-notch.
Posted by old fart on 2009-08-25:
St Mary's and Covenant are both excellent medical facilities... it sounds like you prefer to beech and gripe in hopes of beating the bill or some such nonsense... JMHO
Posted by Ponie on 2009-08-31:
OF, I've found for relatively small cities, Saginaw and Bay City have very good medical facilities. And for extensive lab work, both Bad Axe and Harbor Beach seem to be excellent. I've never had personal interaction with these places, but I still have some sicko friends/relatives living in the area and I've been told the one in Harbor Beach has some of the same high-tech equipment as down here at Beaumont.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-31:
Nice review old_fart and yeah I'm glad everything is okay but heck you're some kind of genetic superman to have played with all them now illegal pesticides and still be healthy as horse. Rock on.
Posted by old fart on 2009-08-31:
Stew, It's pretty hard to exterminate an old exterminator..
After 30 years of exposure, when bugs bite me, THEY die...

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