I Hate the Smell of Hospitals

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    Ick.

    The smell will always remind me of my grandmother right before she died. She was in so much pain and was constantly begging us to kill her or let her die when she had the strength to talk. It was horrible. The smell is forever linked to that event.
    IPaintMyCheeks IPaintMyCheeks
    22-25
    Feb 17, 2009

    I Do

    i hate the smell of hospitals . they smell so . while you have been into a hospital .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 19, 2009

    But Strangely...

    But I remember as a kid when I was sick and went to the hospital the smell relaxed me and made me feel better...untill we stepped out of the building.It was probably all in my head but I swear to god I always felt more relaxed and not so sick feeling when I had a checkup if my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 11, 2012

    Hospitals :x

    I don't like the smell so much that I feel like I'm going to be the hospital's patient soon if I don't get away from it. I haven't been hospitalized yet but I have visited some friends and relatives. I only visit very close friends and family because I don't really like hospitals...
    anschel anschel
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    Makes Me Feel Sick

    I've only been in hospital once for about a week but hated the smell. Also it was difficult to get to sleep and just when you did you were woken up at some unearthly hour in the morning. I wonder why they always have the heating on too high as well.
    Ravenreed Ravenreed
    51-55, M
    Jan 29, 2013

    Not At All

    I'm use it, but I don't like it. The smell of hospitals triggers the memories of my childhood, when I was there and in terrible pain. The memories of my sobs and feeling so very weak... and my parents worried faces, as doctors rushed to give me something for the pain. I was very...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 18, 2009
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