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I Hate Hospitals

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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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    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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    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2014

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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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    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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    Im glad the machine is broken

    so they have to make the appointment AFTER christmas.
    Disqualify Disqualify 18-21, M Dec 19, 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
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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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'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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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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, 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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    Disqualify Disqualify 18-21, M Oct 13, 2014

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    Why r they so boring?

    Sitting here rn bored out of my mind
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F Dec 22, 2014

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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 :(
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 16

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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 11 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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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, 2014

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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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    It's a pain when I have to go to the hospital

    and a nurse ask me ... "Can you walk at all?" Me ... ..... *to self* I'm not in a wheelchair for nothing!! .... And I hate when a male doctor had to do a operation on me .... Like today
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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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 1 Response Jan 13

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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 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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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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    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Being born with the birth defect spina bifida,

    I've dealt with hospitals all my life. I hate hospitals, I have surgeries, I hate doctors. The only good thing is some of the nurses lol
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Dec 10, 2014

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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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    Here I am again, dealing with this crap.

    Honestly, I'm debating leaving. I've been thinking and if this stuff could end up pointless, and I could get worse, why am I wasting the time I'm actually capable of doing something, sitting in a hospital bed and hoping it gets better? I swear, I know it sucks thinking something...
    TheComplication TheComplication 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    More catheter problems today,

    fed up of it is not the words
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Oct 24, 2014

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    Went twice today!! Just hate it.

    .. Gonna have to go again soon.. ๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜’
    nialler14 nialler14 13-15, F Mar 12

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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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    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, 2014

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    LeeeBabs LeeeBabs 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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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 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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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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    A Bit Ironic

    I was never very fond of hospitals. I suppose thatโ€™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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    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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    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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    *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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    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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    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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