Thoughts from a CT Scanner

WOMP! WOMP! WOMP! – My machine turns on & even though I’m wearing industrial grade ear protection, there is nothing that can take the sound of that machine away from my ears. I open my eyes and suddenly I feel my body gravitating inside towards the machine. I meditate but am quickly interrupted by instructions that are meant to seem calm and informative, but I feel like I’m being yelled at.

I scream for a nurse, I need to get out NOW.

Too late. I was too late? No. They should have listened.

I hate these machines. As if I wasn’t humbled enough, I had to have an accident inside of an MRI machine. I’m angry with them. I feel like no one listens when I need them to the most.

“We didn’t get enough image before you ran to the bathroom and the barium isn’t active anymore, we need you to drink more.”

More? More?!

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Cry. Breathe in. Swallow. Swallow 2 more cups. Vomit. Swallow two more.

Breathe. Go back inside the machine that looks like it will turn me into honey, I shrunk the Crohn’s patient.

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Fix me. I’m broken.

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