I like my new Doctor

Well, early this morning I met my new Doctor. A pleasant young lady who, bless her heart and skinny fingers, seems to be thorough enough. Tomorrow morning I have another appointment and I can’t eat or, basically use the toilet until then. Then, Thursday morning I have another early appointment and I’m not allowed to eat tomorrow evening. So many rules I need to remember.

I was complaining about my back acne, or Bac-ne as my daughters call it, and she asked if I was able to clean back there. I quietly remembered my last endeavour to shave my shoulder hair which turned into an an embarrassing arrow of hair on my back and said, “Uh no, I can’t reach back there.”

Then she recommended the best thing any Doctor has ever instructed me to do. She said, with a twinkle in her eye, maybe Lauralea could join me in the shower and help with that part of things.

Just when I get a great Doctor, I move away. The story of my life.

 

7 comments:

  1. You could also get one of those shower sponges attached to a stick to scrub your back---kind of like a back-scratcher, except that it has a sponge rather than an edge.

    Of course, the back-sponge approach is significantly less intimate than your doctor's suggestion.

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  2. She has already ordered me one like that.

    Yup married 23 years...

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  3. Of course she would likely need the sponge on a stick thing to reach anyway. :)

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  4. Good point.

    ... unless she wanted to move the step stool she gets into bed with, into the shower...

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  5. But we do not want Lauralea slipping and falling off her little stool. That might be difficult to explain. ;)

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  6. May I suggest the horse-hair back brush for showers...intimate or otherwise. You can get them with a long enough handle that Lauralea won't need her stool.;)

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