DAMN! They're so uncomfortable... I spent my whole night last night in the Emergency Room at Providence. They took me into this tiny FREEZING cold room and then told me to change into just that damn 'gown' that's open in the back. It didn't even open in the MIDDLE of the back, but off to the left side, which was even more inconvenient. I was allowed to keep my undies and socks on. They left this skimpy little 'blanket' that was all scratchy and felt like sleeping with crinkley paper. I ended up taking my coat and the pillow I brought (I was hurting so bad that I had to lean over on a pillow to ease the pain at least a tiny bit) and putting them over me to try to stay warm. I had a fever, too, so that made me even colder! I had six different nurses and doctors come in to perform different tests on me, and when the X-ray guy wheeled me down the corridors to the X-Ray room, these two goth lesbian chicks whistled at me and said I was pretty... In the X-Ray Room, I had to stand up against this thing and then lay down on this REALLY cold really hard table so they could take pictures, and the doctor and I joked about this guy who had had a sex change who was in the obituaries the other day. I was wheeled back and another nurse gave me this stuff to numb my throat and stomach, so I couldn't swallow and I felt so bleh.
Anyway, the point of this thread was to talk about how uncomfortable hospitals are... I guess it makes sense, though, considering more money should go towards the meds and whatnot, but DAMN doctors are getting SO greedy. Share your hospital experiences if you'd like... I'm bored and I can't do anything
-Sarah Daulton Oates
a.k.a. Sarz or Oatesie