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--Are you proactive, taking care of problems immediately or preventing them form happening?
--Are you passive, dealing with them only if they happen?
--Are you a procrastinator, waiting until you have no choice but to deal with the issue?
A little proactive, a little passive. There are certain issues I'm proactive about - feminine health, breast exams (strong family history of breast cancer), and my back. A few other issues I can't
be proactive about right now.
My current medical insurance sucks, and the last time I applied for health insurance I was actually denied by several companies because of my long history of poor health. I'm waiting until I have a new health insurance company to go back to an allergist. I received allergy shots for four years, until I moved away to college. Over the last 8 years the small immunity I'd built up against my allergens has eroded away. Now, I spend ~2 weeks a month miserable and laid up in bed with allergies. Not just a sniffly nose - really, really wretched, inability to breathe, nose so chapped it bleeds, wracking cough, fever, etc. I can hardly wait to start allergy shots again. I move in a month, and then I'll be able to see an allergist again.