Thursday, August 2, 2012

It isn't an energy star

Today I got our first electric bill after using a full month of dialysis.  It was high, much higher than it normally would be this time of year.  Using the machine for 10 hours a night, every night does end up using quite a bit of electricity, especially since this isn't an energy star appliance.

I still wouldn't have it any other way.  Peritoneal dialysis is what is best for Hubby, but it is going to require quite a bit of budget changes.  If you are on a fixed income and can't handle any increases, this is something to consider.

I did call the electric company to see if there is any help at all or special programs that we can apply for, but sadly I was told no.

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