4 gallons (viles) of blood
2 pokes for one IV
1 saline drip
85 cables (approx.)
16 heart monitor sticky patches
25 times my blood pressure was taken
1 EKG1 dreamboat doctor - who told me to eat more potato chips.
1 gay-rific outstanding medical assistant - which is totally the person who you want putting heart monitor patches all over your heart/left boob while under florescent lighting. Significantly less awkward than it could have been.
1 kind, gentle hearted RN - who may have stabbed my twice for my IV but was so apologetic about it. Plus we had a good chuckle about the neighbor patient's oozing toenail.
1 dred-locked chipped gold-capped tooth medical assistant
1 single tear - I just couldn't take any more poking
Benign Positional Vertigo triggering vasovagal reactions brought on by a hyper-reactive parasympathetic nervous system.
No big deal.