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I Hate Hospitals

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    So Very Nervous

    6 hours until husband is prepped for everything today. I don't know how I'm going to sleep and the battery on my Kindle is draining. Bad combination. I know it's somewhat routine and all but damn. Damn.
    CyberBulliesArePatheticCows CyberBulliesArePatheticCows 31-35, F Dec 1, 2013

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    At the hospital right

    now looking at my grandma in her hospital bed
    ForeverABaller ForeverABaller 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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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...
    CyberBulliesArePatheticCows CyberBulliesArePatheticCows 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I really do hate hospitals!

    Ever since I went to visit my Father after pioneering back surgery as a kid.. My Mother was also in and out of hospital.. Years later I had to have my tonsils out, I was 14 and on the kids ward, where I was made to feel like I had to lead by example for the younger kids! They...
    Fasilly Fasilly 41-45 Aug 21

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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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    Hospitals how I hate you!

    I seriously just want out of here! I thought these days where long gone... but apparently not.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Aug 21

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    So Very Nervous 6 hours

    until husband is prepped for everything today. I don't know how I'm going to sleep and the battery on my Kindle is draining. Bad combination. I know it's somewhat routine and all but damn. Damn.
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Apr 4

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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.
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I was rushed to hospital Friday night by my

    boyfriend. Something was really wrong I was in so much pain. I couldn't move it was awful. The doctors said it wasn't my appendix it was probably an ovarian cyst that's ruptured. Never been so scared in my life! Going to see a doctor now to have an ultrasound. Wish me lucky!
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F Feb 9

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I Hate Hospital...

    ... and after what I went through, I'd say its allowed. 100%.
    Aeluna Aeluna 13-15, F Apr 15, 2012

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    I've had so much experiences to do with

    hospitals! None of them been good.... Thinking back bring so many bad memories... Must be difficult for my poor mum as she has to go through it all with me! Thinking about it makes me teary because it was hell and I don't know what i would've done without mum! She been there...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Just Because They Can

    I havent decided which i hate worse the mental hospital or regular they both treat me like im mentally ill which i am but im not mentally incapable of making my own decision if i dont want to be treated locked up or restrainted why the hell do they feel cause your suicidal they...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F Jun 5, 2011

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    I hate how you have to wait

    so long. I have been waiting for two hours. Ughhh
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M Jun 7

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    rkcollins rkcollins 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Stupidest Two Hours Of My Life

    About 12:30am on November 10, I woke up screaming with a severe stomach ache. It was unbearable. So my mom decided to take me to the hospital. On the way there, I drank three bottles of water because I thought it would help my stomach. By the time we got there, I really needed to...
    EmylovesBen EmylovesBen 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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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 16-17, F Mar 30

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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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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    I dislocated my knee

    and twisted my ankle yesterday and they asked me if I ever harmed myself and I had to lie in front of my mom and tell them I was 6 months clean which is such a bullshit lie and then they put me in 2 braces and were not gentle at all and it's my birthday today which is just the...
    slizzer slizzer 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Today I am finally free!

    Been discharged from hospital after spending nine months there and a further month at home on a 'trial period' of extended leave, but now I never have to go back :D
    turntherecordover turntherecordover 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2

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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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    Finally A Plan!

    Sir is doing smashing well. Off the IVs and Monday is his heart cath, possibly surgery to implant an internal defibrillator. Most importantly the cardiologists are saying that it isn't going to mean an early death. What better news?
    CyberBulliesArePatheticCows CyberBulliesArePatheticCows 31-35, F Nov 30, 2013

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    illbeokayeventually illbeokayeventually 13-15, F May 2

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    '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 waiting...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Apr 4

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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 1 Response Oct 12, 2009

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    Finally A Plan! Sir is doing smashing well.

    Off the IVs and Monday is his heart cath, possibly surgery to implant an internal defibrillator. Most importantly the cardiologists are saying that it isn't going to mean an early death. What better news?
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Apr 4

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    There's nothing good about it.

    .. The long waiting list months on end waiting for a appointment! Once you go to your appointment it's more waiting to be seen! Then the horrible waiting once a doctor called you in and hearing the bad news! When you have operations and go in the wards it's horrible... bright...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jun 29

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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.
    CyberBulliesArePatheticCows CyberBulliesArePatheticCows 31-35, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Another visit to the nurse today,

    I am disabled and in a wheelchair and my bladder doesn't work properly so I have to put a catheter in every time I need to p*e then I take it out and throw it away. well today I had to have a bladder wash out, which involved my putting in my catheter draining the urine out and...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Jul 10

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    Zombies Aint Eating Me.

    They smell awful. I'm highly susceptible to illness, so if I don't want to get sick worse, I'd best stay away. When zombies attack, it's the worst place to be...I can list so many reasons why I loathe them.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jan 29, 2012

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    *Sigh*

    Because I've not been very well I've missed my hospital admission in the city. How's that for irony, too unwell to get to hospital!!! I know I absolutely hate going in there but I really needed that bed. Because of the events of the past 10 days I have no idea when I'm going to...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    I really don't like being in any hospital.

    This last hospital visit from November 19th until December 4th was no different. I was hospitalized for high blood pressure towards the end of my pregnancy. They ended up keeping me there until I delivered (by c section, since inducing didn't work) on December 1st. Each day I...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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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 5 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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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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    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 3 days ago

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    Seriously. While in the hospital I was really

    upset and scared. They made me talk to a therapist who isnt my normal one. I'm sitting here reading the results of our session, looks whos diagnosed as crazy once again? :/
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    Got out on Sunday was there

    for 3 days and they still don't know what's wrong ugh hate these places
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    A Bit Ironic

    I was never very fond of hospitals. I suppose that’s because when I was very young I used to wind up there often with dislocating things in my body, becoming so dehydrated that I was forced to go on a drip, having grommets put in every few months, ect. Then, I must have looked...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F Aug 25, 2012

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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 5 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    I hate hospitals, "this is your diagnosis.

    . You should probably see this doctor because we can't do **** for you here.. Oh and by the way, here's your big fat bill.. Have a nice day!"
    taylor7922 taylor7922 18-21, F Dec 6, 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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    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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    Bad Day

    Mildly dislike. Not full out hate. Yesterday I braved all elements of the NHS* to go to the hospital. Within minutes of entering the hospital I came face to face with a lift. A very stubborn lift. I was hopped in with two other brave people and we found that the lift was simply...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    Always Something Husband had a second v tac

    and thus time I'm worried we'll wind up back here in the hospital a 3rd time. Seriously hope they bail the cause down and do something. This second event almost killed him, the medics having to drill through his bond in to the marrow to deliver the needs that saved Sir's life...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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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 12 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    I'm currently sitting in my Grammys hospital

    room. She's been asleep since I've arrived about an hour ago. She's one of the most important people in my life and I hate to see her in this place. I know they're suppose to be good places but they just remind me of death. Which is strange because I've never known someone in my...
    jgala90 jgala90 22-25, F 1 Response May 6

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