Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Something funny . . .

So today I am getting ready to go for my radiation treatment when I get a call from the nurse. The machine is down and they are waiting for someone to come fix it. If I don't hear back from her, then I'm supposed to skip today. Okay, sure! An hour later, she calls back. He's working on it and should have it done in a few minutes. I should come on in. When I get there I didn't have to wait long before they called me back. As I was walking past the DANGER! RADIATION signs, I asked the nurse if I was the first one to use it after the fix. She said as a matter of fact I was. I stopped for a minute and began to think of how it feels when the rollercoasters at Six Flags go down. You know how once they're back up and running, you do not want to be on that first ride! That test ride!! She smiled at me knowing what I was thinking, then reassured me it was all safe. Sure, Nurse Ratched, why don't you just hop up there yourself then!!

The machine worked normally and, as far as I know, it was safe after all. Of course I'll be a little alarmed if I start glowing when I turn the lights out tonight!

3 comments:

georgia41girl said...

Melinda, I am so glad to still see your humerous side. With your attitude, cancer doesn't have a fighting chance. I hope you have a great weekend in NC. Prayers for an easier time. *Fight like a Girl*

Melinda said...

Thank you, georgia41girl! But I don't know who you are! :) Is this Rebecca under an alias??

Jaime said...

Hey Melinda,
This is Kim Edeus, two doors down. I had no idea you were having trouble again. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. You are in our prayers!!!! I agree with the person above..."Fight like a Girl." And I mean it,please let us know what we can do...anytime!!! ie, rescue your run-away dogs, bring you and the girls meals, take the girls off your hands so you can take a nap. We will be out of town from the 17th-25th,but please call, anytime. PS I will try to check my messages better from now on!!! Take care.