Friday, January 06, 2012

MY DOCTOR'S BEDSIDE MANNER

I was at one of my doctors yesterday for a follow-up (the list seems to be growing longer each day) when my doctor felt the need to tell me an off color joke. He asked me what were the 3 words a woman hates to hear during sex. As he's asking me this I'm thinking, "WTF! Why is he telling me a joke?" I shrugged my shoulders as an indicator to show him I'm pretty clueless. I barely even remember the last time I had sex let alone what I might have hated to hear in the throes of passion. Enlighten me, doctor...PLEASE! QUICKLY! The suspense was killing me! When he said, "Honey, I'm home!" followed by telling me he works til 10 some nights and rarely sees his wife, I really thought WTF. I left his office wondering if I had just been hit on or if it was just his style to break the ice in this peculiar manner. Next time I see him, I'll ask him if he knows why women have such problems with depth perception. When he looks as puzzled as I must have looked, I'll smile sweetly as I tell him, "It's because they've always been told this much |____________________________| is 6 inches!" And for all those who might be wondering....no, he isn't my gynecologist!

20 comments:

  1. WTF? How inappropiate and creepy of him.

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  2. Seriously? He told you that joke?!!! OMG!
    But, I gotta tell, you're joke make me smile.

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  3. Ha! Nice.

    I had a doctor once ask me if I was trying to get him in trouble. I wasn't - still don't know what happened to make him ask that - and he WAS my gynecologist. *shudder*

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  4. I'm so glad I'm a bloke.

    Gynecologist *shudder*

    It's a bit odd him telling you that joke, I suspect he was beginning to hit on you. Are you ready to take it to the next level?

    Next time he takes your blood pressure,say something like:
    "Well, you're pumping awfully hard"
    or
    "My, doesn't it get hard"
    and see what happens then.

    PS, Don't forget to bring the Pepper Spray/Mace/CS Gas

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  5. I always have to watch myself with patients; jocular or informal anythings can be bad, even if the intent was sincere. On more than one occasion a patient has given me feedback about something I said/did that was upsetting etc. I appreciate this, for it shows a good relationship strong enough to process these things.
    I hope you can do this with your doc too.

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  6. What a strange comment. He may have just been trying to be funny and lighten the mood, but it still struck me as creepy.

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  7. Happy belated New Year, Karen. Oh, yeah. Fuck doctors. And Urgent Care centers, for that matter. Did I say Happy New Year?

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    1. Since the world is supposed to end this year I might do a few things worse than fucking the doctors!

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  8. Well, Karen, my dear: Just checking in and hoping you are alive and kicking. I also hope that the last few months haven't been too much of a suckfest. Stay abnormal, Mildred.

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    1. Alive but not kicking...damn back is on the fritz. Abnormal as always, my dear!

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    1. Thanks for the nomination! What logo or have I gone blind along with all my other ailments?

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