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I Hate Hospitals

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    I Absolutely Hate It

    I have, for the very first time in my life, been confined in a hospital last Monday. The nurses were nice enough, the doctors are capable, I guess it's just the symbolism of the hospital that makes me weary of it. Everywhere I hear wailing. Either the crying of children, the...
    1imaginarylife 1imaginarylife 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    Im glad the machine is broken

    so they have to make the appointment AFTER christmas.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M Dec 19, 2014

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    *sigh*

    I've just been for my derm appointment, they are going to admit me, I feel like crying, feck knows why! It's not like I wasn't expecting to need an admission FFS! This means 1-2 weeks in one of the shittiest hospitals I've ever seen, 150 miles from home, food that is so poor I...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 5 Responses Nov 14, 2012

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    Odd Looks

    I always get dodgey looks from the nurses there, like they know something I don't know, i.e. I'm going to die or something. It's rather scary when I get that look, I'm not sure what to think. What have I done?? What's going to happen?? I don't like nurses :(
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2007

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    Why Oh Why?

    Yesterday I was in hospital till 2am! I only needed to get stitches, and they insisted that I saw someone from camhs (the self harm counsellor people thingy) and I was like can I go home? No, it was stupid, I'm so tired now, Stuck there for 5 hours with screaming kids and...
    Ml4566 Ml4566 13-15, M Oct 28, 2013

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    my big brother is in the hospital with a coma

    and well i had a fight with him and i dont want him to die thinking i am still mad at him
    iwannafityourmold iwannafityourmold 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    The past day and a half I've been drifting in

    and out of drug-induced sleep. Apparently not even hospital drugs can cure my insomnia. To top it off, if I stay awake for longer than a few minutes, I feel exhausted even though I haven't done anything. It sucks.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M Jun 18

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    I'm So Worried And I Want To Cry

    Husband got bumped in his procedure from 7 to 10 then finally got in just past 11. The end is so close but so far. A week of this stress for both of us, let alone what he's gone/going through, and i...... I just want to cry. It's all the stress and lack of sleep. I'm having this...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I wish I had gotten a private room instead of

    in a room with 3 elderly women. Was incredibly awkward and they just looked at me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses May 15

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    I may have to go into hospital pretty soon,

    I've been ill for a few days, thought it was just flu but now I have low blood pressure and I'm really hot all the time, not looking forward to it.
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    LeeeBabs LeeeBabs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Went to the hospital

    and now I have to have an IV in my arm for a few days
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2014

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Apr 28

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    I have been to hospitals

    so many times in my life, i just want to leave them. I have had 21 operations and been to appointments and small things every month for my entire life. I just want it to stop. Unfortunately, like i said i have been so many times that i have developed a fear of them.
    Alanuin Alanuin 26-30, F May 22

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    Er Trip On Fourth Of July

    In accordance to the title, many would assume this story is about a fire works accident this past weekend. No, nothing obvious of this nature. Instead, I was awakened at 6:30 in the morning to my 7 year old bent over at the waist and gulping, " I can't breathe! I can't breathe...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Mortality

    I hate the hospital, not because I fear mortality. I know we must die, and I accept that. It's because I hate seeing people in pain, their dreams fading, their last hopes not working. It's not death, it's the dying part, the poor worriers fighting for health, the realization that...
    The1ginger The1ginger 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    I'd Rather Go To The Vet

    Whenever I had my big boy, I had to take him to the vet all the time for different things. They were always nicer to him there than any doctor or nurse has ever been to me I tell ya! Cheaper too!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 16, 2011

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    the other day an old friend contacted me out of

    the blue and told me how he had a stress induced seizure from the death of his dad :( is body is completely broken down and is learning how to walk again tomorrow. i hate seeing other people in pain just seeing him made me wish i could just hold him and take all the pain away
    Vaughn37 Vaughn37 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I've been at the hospital all day with my

    cousin. Some of you may know her as ImperialGoddess76, she isn't doing too well unfortunately...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Day 2

    Having arrived in this delightful establishment yesterday to an utter fiasco, I'm pleased to report it's been all good since! When I arrived after my three hour journey to find there was no bed ready and to not even be offered so much as glass a water to neck me pills with I was...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 4 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    Lately I was in a hospital

    because I accidentally OD'd on sleeping pills because I had been awake for over 35 hours and couldn't do basic math. After 16 hours my siblings freaked out and called an ambulance. When I woke up in the hospital they didn't even listen to me and automatically assumed it was a...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    Day 10

    The spoilt brat that has been driving the entire ward demented with her temper tantrums has finally discharged herself, the relief is unbelievable! We still have all the other crap here to deal with but getting rid of our little darling has resulted in all of us cheering up quite...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 7 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Waiting Game

    It's day 4 of this hospital stay. The cardiologist is going to visit today but no idea when and I'm so impatient. Husband is the one keeping me calm this time. I'm still amazed how well he's talking everything.I hope we can be home by tomorrow.
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Went twice today!! Just hate it.

    .. Gonna have to go again soon.. 😒😒
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12

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    Hospital was awful. Abused.

    Unwanted. The sick people there are all old and one snored so bad all through the night. I kept hearing all their personal health issues. They ignored me and talked to each other. Not knowing where to get things and irritating staff asking for help which they got angered by...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 12

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    It's 14:21 And I'm still not bored,

    lol well, another 30mins then we're all done with the vancomycin......
    SunshineH13 SunshineH13 22-25, F Jun 14

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    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M Oct 13, 2014

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    An elderly relative fell

    and broke some bones last night, so it was another hospital night. I appreciate all that hospital workers do, but I do not like being there. Too many memories of broken bones, a sick child, and just dying and death in general. Emergency rooms are the worst. Thank goodness for...
    nuther1 nuther1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I leave there bruised from some improper

    injections, swollen looking and bruised from where they couldn't find a vein....exhausted, tired and my hands look incredibly vein-y. My heart is still under severe stress I can't figure out. I feel like I'm dying all the time. I just don't even know what this is. I'm home at...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 12

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    Oh man :( Couldn't breathe,

    and have a rash covering my entire body :( Got rushed to the hospital, now I'm chilling all alone in a room and I have to be alone in a children's hospital room, until they find out what's going on. So scared :(
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    I was admitted to the hospital last night

    after overdosing on sleeping pills. A lot happened that night. It was the scariest night of my life. I've never seen that many red lights before. There were so many cops on my house. When they out me on the stretcher, I felt like I was an insane person going to an insane asylum...
    zbubbly603 zbubbly603 18-21, F Mar 30, 2014

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    Sitting here in the hospital just got chemo

    done..singing love the way you lie by eminem and having people walk past just as I start rapping and there looking at me like they are amazed by my singing lmao
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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    Why r they so boring?

    Sitting here rn bored out of my mind
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 22, 2014

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    I really do and have actually passed out going

    to see friends who have been hospitalized . Its embarrassing I get all light headed and if I don't get out in time for fresh air I end up on the floor . I went to have a lot of rotten and broken teeth removed about a year ago and passed out before they knocked me out .
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Day 3

    Only day 3 and I'm struggling to contain my rage levels! The patient care on this ward has never exactly been good but it's getting worse. One of the ladies on the ward has her toenails half on, half off due to her condition, they won't let her walk around the ward without...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 9 Responses Dec 9, 2012

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    They Go Away

    My grandfather went there with abdominal pain...and left us eight days later. My great-uncle got sick and went there...and left several months after that. His wife got Alzheimer's and claimed to see her husband...right before she died. My father felt back pain...and then had...
    flirtswithdisaster flirtswithdisaster 26-30, M 5 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    I can't deal with people lying.

    . It's so annoying. It doesn't make sense either. I'd rather have someone tell me the truth than be "polite" or "nice" .. Anyways, I'll probably be going to college soon.. It'll take three years to finish my program, and then, hopefully I'll be living on my own. I decided to...
    TheAnonymousINFx TheAnonymousINFx 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I have to use a catheter to pee

    and it wasnt working properly this morning so I came to A and E cos I knew I had a problem. Now im on a ward and have a permanent catheter in that is staying in place until tomorrow, its going to be a long night
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M May 30

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    Unfortunately I've spent about a quarter of my

    life in them. Most of that was my own fault, but other times **** just happened. Of course by ****, I mean my dad. Yeah, my childhood was ****** up, and so is he. Now, thanks to him, I have to go to a ******* mental hospital because I'm all ****** in the head.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Tell them conditions

    and have to ASK for help and what to do. They can't do anything about seeing if I have issues with my ospheagus or anything. Absolutely nothing. They lie too!! And are incredibly lazy and slack. Spent five days in one 24/7 and I can't believe the horror that is the hospital...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 May 12

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    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I've spent so much time in them they are like a

    second home to me. Except it's a horrible home filled with strange noises and people, and it's a place which I'm always on edge about.
    BrookeSandhurst BrookeSandhurst 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Its Sad...

     The atmosphere..dont get me started! the feeling of death hangs everywhere! from crying people in hallways to just passing by rooms and wondering how many people have died in there! to the smell of cleaned up blood/puke/whateverthefuckelse mixed with that lime scented...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2009

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    I Can't Sleep Well In Hospital

    I was admitted to the Hospital yesterday due to a very high fever, i vomited a lot, nausea... Now i'm lying on the Hospital bed with just my phone to accompany me.. I don't sleep well at night. I will wake up every hour and it feels creepy. It's dark and with only dim lights. u...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    I don't hate that they exist,

    I mean so much good happens in them, but I hate how I feel when I go visit one, whether I'm sick myself or visiting someone else. I had to go today to visit someone and felt pretty ghastly about the whole scenario. I hope he gets better :(