Friday, February 20, 2009

Okay, this is funny....

I went and had my first mammogram Friday morning. I won't go into all the details, but one thing I do have to share (besides telling those of you who are afraid to go have one, it's not so bad), when the female tech led me in my gown into the room and began explaining what she was going to do, I looked up and saw this taped to the top of the machine:

Me: Eeeek! (pointing!)
Tech: Hey, we have to look at something while we do this! (laughing)
Me: well, HE doesn't have to look at ME! (covering GC up with my jacket...)

I mean, really, as if you're not feeling self-conscious enough already!!!

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17 comments:

Pat (mspfd) said...

How funny!

Sandy Knecht said...

I have had many mammograms but none of them had the perks of seeing George Clooney. That sure would make a difference.

ALLY said...

That's hilarious Melanie!

Jan Castle said...

Interesting! I had a mammogram at 3 this afternoon...told the tech I guess she was going to make a saucer out of a tea cup...LOL...she had never heard that and thought it was funny. Fortunately, I did not have to look at a hunk during the procedure like you! Whew!!!
Jan

Laura Jean (AKA LJ) said...

Funny, but you know there are worse looking guys they could have pinned up there for you to gaze at! LOL!

jules p said...

that is hilarious. I don't think I would have wanted to stare at him either-at least not while I was having a mammogram!!;)

I have joined. that is so neat.

Casmiles said...

I've got a great tech at my mammo office and I'm going to have to ask her to provide a distraction like this. She'll get a kick out of it too! Congrats on getting it done...

Viv said...

Hmmm, now there's an idea.LOL
Great story Melanie.
Viv xx

Nancy said...

That is too funny! And that also reminds me that I'm past due for my boob-squeeze.

And about StampTV... did you say a drawing for "another" prize out of the members? When did the first one take place and where can I go to see who won?

Prizes are always so much fun!

Sharon said...

When I started reading your article, that not at all what I expected to see. Ohhhh.....Swooning! George Clooney is so gorgeous and looking at him would sure take your mind off being smushed! But then, those brown eyes are looking back at the "teacups to saucers", as Jan said.LOL!
Anyhow, glad you went for your first baseline one. It can make such a difference in your long-term breast health! And Thanks for reminding all us women out there to have it done also. Sharon

mspiggy7 said...

I'll have to tell my Mam Tech about this one. That's is so funny. Thanks for sharing.

Rebecca said...

Congrats on getting the girls squeezed! I had my first one a few months ago :-) and there was no GC taped to the machine, LOL! I did have a great tech though who made it easy-peasy, with no discomfort.

Mary said...

Your too funny. I'm glad that you went to have your mamogram. When you get to be my age and you have had hundreds of them you no longer care who is looking. :)

Your card rocks!

Mary

terriavidreader (Indiana-USA) said...

I agree, once you've had many (over 25 in my case) of these procedures, having George stare back at you might be helpful! His soulful look makes you want to melt and that might actually help in the squishing! I'll recommend this pic to my local mammographer!

HeyHeyPaula said...

Wow George Clooney. That's funny. Here's my funy mammogram story -
A few years ago I was having a mammogram before surgery to remove a small lump. I hadn't eaten and was anxious about the surgery. I fainted while my boob was squeezed in the machine! Luckily I mentioned to the tech that I was feeling lightheaded and she released the machine as I fainted. I woke up on the floor with a few people staring down at me and both girls exposed!

Gina K. said...

OMgosh, that is too funny!

ineke van den Akker said...

I've had a mammogram 10 years ago. Ans look, it was breast cancer. I did not know it myself. After 10 years I am a suvivor!
So JUST GO!!!

A very lucky woman in Holland!
with love,
Ineke