You get bonuses to go with every painful thing that happens to you
Didn’t actually have to wait all that long before this young doctor came in and examined me.
He pulled and pushed my leg in all sorts of different ways that were pretty violent but, oddly, didn’t hurt that much. Then he sent me in for an X-Ray and then finally wrapped up everything by saying that I had to get an MRI to rule out any damage to meniscus.
Doctor: …just bring this to the front desk and they’ll order up the MRI for you.
Me: Will I need surgery?
Doctor: Well, it’s hard to say without an MRI and…
Me: (interrupting) What if you were a betting man, Doc? What would you say my chances were that I needed surgery then?
Doctor: (slight laugh) If I were a betting man? (turning somber) If I were a betting man, I’d say 90%. There’s definitely some damage there.
Took a deep breath and then went out to the front desk and then made it home.
The bad event here is that I got injured and now have to get surgery.
The bonuses here are that now I’m unable to work out, which means I’m unable to sleep. So in addition to the discomfort in my leg, there’s the return of the insomnia. Last night was the first night.
It’s only 8:41 AM and I’m already dreading tonight.
Also had to turn down some work in Brooklyn as I can’t make it out that far.
Finally, I’ve recently been dealing with a crisis of faith for unrelated reasons.
Not been the best week so far.
Well, there’s always tomorrow.
Location: a chair
Music: if we are wise We know that there’s always tomorrow
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