After today’s ordeal, driving 30 miles to a store that wasn’t open, I continued my errands by heading down to Costco and Walmart. To avoid traffic I took one long road that pretty much covers the entire county, driving way far south to go to where my prescription was, passing other Walmarts on the way.

I didn’t necessarily want my prescription to go to WM, but the nurse found that going there could save me a bundle compared to having to pay a ridiculous minimum at Walgreens. Due to my illness and the number of days I’ve had to take off from work, every penny counts and so I agreed to get the prescription there this one time. I also had an item to return, so I was going to WM anyway, so not really a big deal.

I had checked the return policy online before I went there; I’ve misplaced the receipt and didn’t want this to be an issue, but it was, even though the page I read said it wouldn’t be. They said I had to go back to the store where I bought it, the one I had passed earlier. Fuck me. It’s the same damn company, so why do I have to go through this hassle???

Already pissed off, I had to the pharmacy to get the prescription I reluctantly had them fill. Guess what - they’re out of stock on my medication. I didn’t bother to call, figuring that nobody would answer or I’d be sent to the wrong department; my expectations of WM are incredibly low, yet they manage to disappoint me time and time again.

I have never liked this company and only go there reluctantly. Years ago I inherited some WM stock and sold it and bought some other stock with that money because I didn’t want to be associated with them, even if that meant that my portfolio didn’t do as well as it would have with the WM stock.

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Now, on my remaining day off I need to go to two Walmart stores 20 miles apart  when I would have preferred just to stay at home. I can't go after work because, even though they may be open 24 hours, the pharmacy and customer service are not open during the hours I can go there. Did I happen to mention that I hate this company?..