Monthly Archives: March 2008

He Should Have Been Dead

This gentleman was really, really nice, but he should have been dead before he even got to our hospital.  I wouldn’t be surprised if this was close to a reportable case due to the size of it. He’d had multiple kidney stones in the past and came in complaining of a “Kidney Stone”.  Classic pain, left flank radiating to his…

Nine Minutes in the Afternoon

This guy was real whiny, complaining, “My chest hurts, my chest hurts.”  My very first thought was, “what a wimp”.  He was thirty four years old and appeared relatively healthy.  What could possibly be causing a 34 year old man so much pain that he was squirming in bed?  He wouldn’t look me in the eye and winced everytime I…

The Inspection

So here’s the house update… Last week I met with my real estate agent in his office to craft an offer for the house.  I’ve never bought a house before (or made an offer), so this took several hours, and I was very, very tired, having worked the night shift 3 days in a row prior to the meeting. He…