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Hijacked Doctor Appointments

January 31, 2012

You know what happens when a television reality star is also waiting to see the same doctor? Well, I’ll tell you…your appointment gets hijacked because there is a bigger name in the room three.

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I remember when I was the patient the doctor want to see. I was the young one, the anomaly, the one she was most concerned about. I was the one she blew kisses at during last summer’s U2 concert. I was the one with the purple heart she drew on my arm during my lumpectomy surgery.

Now, while I wait in room one, I can hear the doctor through the paper thin walls tell said reality star that she’d be right with her and apologized for making her wait. Did you see that? It was me cocking my head at what the doctor said.

This is the doctor where, when I go to an appointment, I tell the babysitter that I could be gone from anywhere to an hour to three hours depending on how behind schedule the doctor is. This is the doctor who was at least 40 minutes late to the O.R. on the day of my surgery. She was also late on the day I had my port-a-cath removed and when the O.R. nurses found out who my surgeon was they gave me that knowing nod that they knew she’d be late too.  She’s never apologized to me for her chronic lateness.

But this was also the doctor who cleanly removed the cancerous tumor from my body. So, I’ll cut her some slack.

Only in Orange County, only in Orange County.

P.S. My mammogram and MRI came back looking good.

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Amber January 31, 2012 at 7:57 am

Ah, gotta love hypocrisy in all its forms. I’m glad your test results came back okay, though!

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Wendy February 1, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Ah my beloved Amber! I miss you! Thanks for coming over and commenting!! And thanks for the well wishes!

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Nicole January 31, 2012 at 9:31 am

Now, now little grasshopper. Before your butt gets all antsy and eats your Wonder Woman Underoos, maybe this (so far from anything close to a) celebrity is actually you a few years ago with “the anomaly, the one she was most concerned about.” Go ahead, do it…*huff!* and say, *WHATEVER!*

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Kathleen January 31, 2012 at 8:33 pm

YAY on your P. S. I’ve been thinking good thoughts for you :)

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Wendy February 1, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Thank you Kathleen!
P.S. How’d did I not know you weren’t to Norte Dame? And how did you not know my hubs went to USC? I went to CSUF so it’s all good! :-)

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Kathleen February 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm

Phew! And my hubby used to teach at CSUF, so we’re back to being able to be friends again 😀

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Galit Breen February 1, 2012 at 7:28 pm

I’m so glad that things came back looking good!

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Wendy February 1, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Thanks Galit!

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