Pain and a Purse

Well, I’m glad that week is over. Somehow, I had never envisioned that a doctor's appointment was something to look forward to. Imagine my delight that I had two doctor’s appointments this past week. One was a doctor I had never seen before. A pain specialist.


There was something about this guy that made me like him. He used “construction language”! Now, I’m sure some of you would not be appreciative of your doctor using “construction language”, but somehow it put me at ease.


The doctor spent a few minutes looking at x-rays and other charts. As he turned around to speak, I noticed his graying hair and his “happy” eyes above his beervirus mask. I’m sure he was smiling under that mask, when he said, “Man, are you (construction language). Injections are n