I left work early today because I had to go for an MRI. When the technician came out for me, her first words after "How are you?" were "I'm sure you heard about the horror stories with MRIs."
I said, "No, I haven't, and I don't want to." What a greeting!
Then when she was trying to give me the injection, she couldn't find a vein big enough. She tried about five different places before she finally gave up and said she couldn't do it.
She tried calling my surgeon who ordered the MRI to let him know and see what he wanted to do, such as maybe an ultrasound, but his office closed early today. She'll call him in the morning.
I'm not sure what to think about this except that I'm in God's hands and He is in control. At least I saved my insurance company some money. They should thank me for my tiny veins. Too bad I wasted 3.5 hours of my personal time off though; not the way I would choose to use it but at least I didn't take off the whole day.
Does anyone else have small veins like me?
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