One more thing that i have learned is that servers don’t always listen- or care. This makes me an Unhappy Customer. The other thing that makes me an Unhappy Customer is when a server doesn’t own up to the mistake.

We will never know 100% where they lurk, trying to find a way into our homes and nightmares, but there are some things we can do to protect ourselves.

The options to punish or cure the deficiencies are many, and only as the most extreme- and last resort option would the health department revoke a physician’s license. But simply by bringing a lawsuit against a physician for monetary compensation does not affect his license to practice medicine.

You have no control over your own living space. You can’t renovate or decorate as you’d like, and always have to ask permission to make changes. If you don’t get the okay from the landlord, you will either have to return your unit to its original condition, or pay to have the landlord do the work.

Plan ahead: Don’t let your mind remain idle. Develop interests that don’t involve alcohol like a new hobby or sports. Avoid people, places, and occasions that will obviously serve alcohol and may trigger your drinking. Learn to say “no, thanks” when you’re offered an alcoholic drink. And should the inevitable happen, always have an intervention plan on what you will do if you have an urge to drink.

This has not been in the media, but a 23 month old near here is fighting for his life, and a pregnant woman just south of San Antonio is fighting for her life. In Mexico, these folks might have died already, but here in the US, folks are getting Tamiflu or Relenza quickly, and we have ready access to ventilators. What this means is that within a couple of weeks, regional hospitals will likely become overwhelmed.

Swine Flu in humans is characterized by fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, headaches, chills and fatigue. The illness may last up to seven days but people are considered to be contagious as long as symptoms persist. If you or your child is showing mild flu-like symptoms, monitor and contact your health care provider.