Today my daughter has to go to the doctor to get pricked. Why does that sound horrible on many levels? I used to think I would do anything to take away the pain until I had my first prostate exam. I now realize my kids have it easy. Let's be honest the doctor hides the needle until the last second and then once the needle goes in most kids just look like WTF was that and then they either do nothing or cry for a second or 2. Then mom picks them up and gives them hugs and kisses. All done.
However I can't shake off my experience of when I went for my first prostate exam 6 months ago which only lasted for 1 minute (Felt like 20). He didn't even hide his finger. I will never forget him putting on his glove that he took from a box that I swear said XL and then went for a jug of vaseline that he left open on the table. Then he tells me for my protection he will give me the play by play of what he is doing which only further enhanced the painful experience. Then he asked me to take down my pants twice. I like to play hard to get. And then before I knew it the doctor points me in the wrong direction. Where was my mom? I turned around as he says I am going to step out while you get dressed.
WHAT? After all we have been through? Can I have a hug? HEY DOC... CAN I HAVE A HUG?
There are 3 things I can't change... my 2 kids, my 1 wife and my 0 rights.