10.07.2008

Um...

Overheard while starting an IV last night:

Nurse: So what brought you to the ER today?
20 y/o female: I just can't catch my breath.
Nurse: Do you have a history of asthma or any breathing problems?
20 y/o female: No, not that I know of.
Nurse: Have you ever had anything like this before?
20 y/o female: Yeah.
Nurse: Why was that?
20 y/o female: Well you see, I smoke pot about every other day...


A real post coming hopefully tonight :) Thanks for putting up with my absence!

Take care out there,
Sam

5 comments:

Jeff Deutsch said...

Hi Sam,

Hey, at least she admits to inhaling....

More seriously, at least we as a society are more able to discuss that kind of thing. I remember many years ago (the beginning of the Reagan Administration, IIRC) trick-or-treating. One lady didn't answer her door, and I jokingly speculated that she was smoking pot. This angered the woman escorting us so much that she refused to let me trick-or-treat at the next door, as punishment.

Cheers!

Jeff Deutsch

Jedi Master Daryl said...

Silly girl shouldn't be praisin' buddha or smoking hooda!

So, I've been gone a while, and think I missed something. "Starting an IV"? I thought that was in EMT-I or better skill. Congrats on moving down the alphabet!

:-)

Lodo Grdzak said...

I'd say thats a "real post."

Agent Elle said...

Oh, that's classic!

Love the blog by the way! :)

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