Not only do my kids say some really off the wall things on a daily basis that keep my laughing but my patients are always making me laugh too. Laughter is the best medicine in my book so I’m making a page solely devoted to it!
“Mom, Dad I need people! You can be my people! Let’s go!!” ~ Kayla
“Bethany are you coloring on my table?” “Daddy, it’s all okay. Just breath. ” ~ Bethany
Reagan looking at herself in the mirror. “yeah, my bottom looks great today.”
Me: “Chicken!” Chanda: “Yep, and I’m free range!!!”
Me: “You’re allergic to Epinephrine? What happens?” Patient: “It makes my heart race.”
I had a patient react to her allergy shots recently with wheezing & shortness of breath. About 3 minutes after giving her epinephrine she was much better. I asked if she was feeling better and she responded, “oh yeah, breathing rocks.” 😂
Kayla: “I’m going to make a ton of money!” Me: “Are you going to share?” Kayla: “You’re on your own mom.”
It had been a pretty boring shift so far and three of us nurses were sitting at our COWS (computers on wheels) just chatting when we hear “Yeeeee, EEEEEEEE” We all jumped up and ran to this older dementia patients room and asked if he was okay. “Oh I’m just chasing those Indians!” Later he moved on to chasing bank robbers! 🙂
The next night I’m pushing a medication on my patient and she all of sudden jumped and said ” Whoa, did you just see that 747 go right through the window!!” Nope gotta say I missed that one. LOL
Just the other day in allergy I was going through a patients medication list and I asked if he was taking Flonase nasal spray. “Well, I’m not quite sure.” “Do you ever stick something up your nose and spray it?” “Oh, no.” “Pretty sure you’re not taking it.” LOL
We use marker to plot out spots on our patients backs prior to pricking them and this one kiddo who had not listened when I told his mom this said “OW!!!” I leaned over “It’s just the marker.” “Oh well tell me when it’s the picks so I can say ow.” 🙂
We had a little boy who reacted to a food and needed some extra time in office. I had given him some Prednisolone and told his parents it could make him a little jittery and the little boy piped up, “Not a problem!” His parents and I busted up!!!
Kayla: “Mom, you were alive in 1899 right?” Me: “Kayla! Do I really look that old?!!” 😫
Bethany handed me a couple of her toys and asked me to keep an eye on them while she went to look for some more. As she walked away, “Don’t disappoint me assistant! Keep my toys safe!”