Friday, May 9, 2008

Don't Call Me in the Event of a Medical Emergency!

Ok, anyone that knows me knows that I am so not good in an emergency. If someone is choking, bleeding or passed out I am running in the opposite direction. Trust!

I just can't help it. I could never work as a medical professional! I would get fired within the hour!

Case in point, I was working downtown and I was walking around during lunch time to run an errand. I was walking along this really busy main street when up in the distance I saw this little old lady kneeling on the ground. I stopped for a moment to assess the situation. I then slowly continued on my path. As I approached the woman I could see that she was bleeding rather profusely from her forehead and her eyeglasses were twisted on the ground. Oh no...what am I to do?

I try to help folks when I can. I try to be a good citizen, kind and generous but this is beyond my capabilities. There was BLOOD for goodness sakes!

I stopped, asked the poor woman if she was ok. She, in a very weakened voice, said "No." I looked behind me and saw there were two women coming up in our direction.

I thought to myself 'Hmmm, these women look like they can help this woman. I bet they would know exactly what to do.' So I turned around and did what any self respecting scaredy cat would do.....RUN OFF!

I couldn't help it, I kept going. I just couldn't deal with the blood!

I feel so terrible!!!

Another situation arose. I was in Atlantic City, NJ with a friend. We were having breakfast in this quaint restaurant when all of a sudden, I could see straight ahead of me a man slumping down in his seat next to his wife. The woman immediately began to scream, "Someone help!!"

I did what I do best, I immediately jumped up and started running toward the front door making a beline right outta there!!! Forgetting my purse and everything!

My friend had to call me back to make me stay.

Just please don't call me in an emergency

23 People saying stuff:

Vi said...

Remind me never to pass out in front of you! lol!!!!

MysTery said...

4real!! I'm going to need you to talk to someone about that ma'am. lol

Suze's Sass said...

I'm the same way. I panic when blood, quick thinking are needed. I'm outta there!

dmarks said...

I take it you don't like doctor/medical shows very much?

Karen said...

Oh my goodness. You are terrible! I am good under pressure. I jump in and help, break up fights, save strangers...

Blood and vomit and the like don't bother me at all.

Kelley said...

You know that those women that came up behind you are giving your description to the cops as the person who beat up that old lady.

I am thinking a new hairstyle is in order right about now...

B said...

My boss is like that!

Salesdiva said...

Wow! I hope I don't have a heart attack with only you around...I want to live...and hopefully there is someone around with a stronger constitution if you are ever in need of assistance.

Queen of the Mayhem said...

Blood does not bother me....I can even deal with vomit...but poop....don't even get me started on how much I detest it!


I wouldn't lose too much sleep over it....I am sure you are good at many other things! :)

Claudia said...

Aw well at least you feel guilty lol.

lisa q. said...

Note to self: do NOT put Diva in ICE contacts on cell phone. Keep 911 on speed dial instead! :D

charmcitygirl said...

Wow, I guess I have to admire you for admitting to this.

CarmenSinCity said...

wow - that's pretty crazy. You must really hate blood - or course I don't know of many people that actually like blood right?

Craze said...

You need to be taken off spead dial! Oh my hell, I know it's not supposed to be funny.. but it is! My oldest sister is the SAME way, I would never call her.

Sandi McBride said...

I know you can't help it, but for heavens sake do learn to pick your friends for their ability to be the EMT or the Cop or the Fireman when you need one...otherwise you might be up the creek!
great post!
Sandi

TravelDiva said...

WOW! Umm, can you call 911 before you run away? LOL.

Ann(ie) said...

I am the same way, girlie. I am total deer in the headlights and my fight or flight mechanism does not kick in. It's very scary!

Kieya said...

LOL wow, forreal?

tAnYeTTa said...

LOL!!!

Note well taken.

If DJ gets hurt around you, Imma need you to at least make sure he's ok. I know I can depend on you if it's to help with DJ. Right? Right? LOL

david mcmahon said...

And all this time I thought you were a doctor!!

imbeingheldhostage said...

Why am I laughing-- that's terrible! But still laughing...

Lady Cameleon said...

damn...lmao.....now to tell me why i was freakin dyien laughin over here..........this was to hilarious!!!

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