Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Call

The Pres answered the phone and handed it to me.  It was the receptionist.  She was calling to confirm my time slot.  After a few brief moments, I asked the gal if there was anything specific I needed to bring with me.

Her response?

Well, as a matter of fact, I have a list right here.  My mind reeled and my imagination went into motion as she said, You'll need to wear very comfortable clothing and bring any day-time medications you would normally need.  So succinct and aptly put.

"Now that sounds a little scary," I said, breaking out in nervous laughter.  "Do I need to worry about this?"  I asked.

No, no...you'll be in good hands...you'll be fine, she responded reassuringly.

Then next thing I knew she was laughing too...just not nervously!  Well, at least I knew they had a sense of humor!

Good gravy!  Do I really want to do this?, I thought.  My appointment was less than two weeks away and already I was feeling anxious even though it would only take a few hours.  I hoped that I would be less nervous come Friday the 8th...less than I was feeling now.

Yet, it was only a matter of time that my logic set in...good old logistics which has always been good to me.   Deciding it was the thing to do, I settled down on the couch and began watching TV with the Pres.
For now I was safe.



to be continued...

13 comments:

  1. Hmmm....I hope you are ok.

    Cindy Bee

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  2. Comfortable clothes and day time medication....so far no more horrendous than a relaxing day at home. Why do I have this suspicion you aren't telling us everything?

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  3. JP, are you planning to keep us in suspense about your upcoming procedure...or did I miss an earlier post on the reason? Regardless, wish you well and hope that it's just a routine checkup or procedure and that all goes well. You know that everyone who reads the blog sends you the best.

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  4. Hello JP..
    Please tell me ! I do hope that you are ok.. and that this is just a routine check up.! It must be something big, as you said you were nervous with the call.!
    I hope that all is well.
    sending best regards
    val

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  5. A face lift? lol I don't know, but I hope all is okay. sandie

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  6. Are you playing a game with us? Should we guess the procedure? If so, I'm guessing braces.

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  7. whatever it is, must not be health related since it sounds like you can choose to not do whatever it is. waiting with bated breath.

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  8. Are you getting a pedicure? Manicure? Massage? I so hope you're spending the day at the spa. This could be my wishful thinking...my seeing beautiful lens. Regardless, I'm sending see beautiful thoughts your way!

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  9. i hope whatever is going on with you will turn out well!

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  10. Tag....you're it!!

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  11. I guess we have to wait and see, great mystery writer you. I, myself have an appointment, a not so fun one, but one that must be taken care of, on the 7th!

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  12. hmm, a real mystery that involves comfortable clothing and daytime medication. Got me wondering here :)

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