By Daiane Tamanaha
Patient: Good morning!!!
Patient: I….I came here to take my blood test. I made an appointment at 11:30am. Do I need to….
Receptionist: Fill out this form and give me your health insurance card.
Patient: Alright… (Talking to herself: This receptionist is awful!!)
A few minutes later…
Patient: I’m done. Could you….
Receptionist: Have your seat. I will call you soon.
More few minutes later….
Receptionist: Diane, Daiane, whatever….Tama…
Patient: That’s me!!!
Receptionist: Please go to room number 4.
At room number 4
(Patient talking to herself: Hope this lab has, at least, a good nurse to take my blood…)
The receptionist come into the room number 4.
Receptionist: Which arm should I choose?
Patient: Oh! You work as a nurse as well…..My…my left arm. (Talking to herself: Oh my godness! I wanna escape from here right now!)
Receptionist: I will put it on your arm and you will feel a pressure.
Patient: Ahem….(Talking to herself: I don’t wanna see it. I’m gonna look at the door….It’s better!)
Receptionist: Close your hand….You will also feel a little bit. Don’t worry!
(Patient looking at the door and talking to herself: I’m pretty sure this woman doesn’t know how to do it. I will feel a terrible pain…Oh my God! She will hurt me!!)
Receptionist: It’s done.
Patient: WHAT? Did you already finish it? I didn’t feel anything!! Oh my God! You are amazing!!! The best nurse ever!!!!
Receptionist: Thank you!!!!!
=> This article was reviewed by Yvette Mintzer. She teaches Advanced Grammar and Writting Class at YWCA