While I was waiting for my husband during his operation today, I paid close attention to the patients coming and going. ALL the men were stubbly and in mis-matched clothes. It's like they knew they needed surgery and stopped shaving and doing laundry the day they got the news. None of the women were all hairy. Most of the women had on coordinated comfy clothes. The husbands of the women in surgery all looked like the men being operated on-hairy and hobo-y. Weird.
Things got worse in the recovery ward. Most stubbly men coming out of sedation can think of only two things: fucking the nurse and taking a shit (in those exact words). They were all making sexual comments to the nurses! Yeah, guys, the nurse totally wants you. You look and smell wonderful. And the way you talk about how you cant wait to take a shit is such a turn on. The sedated women kept asking what time it was or if the nurse could get them their purses or chapstick. I hoped the chapped lip women who wanted to text their kids couldn't hear the men but they seemed distracted trying to fix their hair and makeup in druggy slo mo. The women seemed to come out of sedation faster (no shock).
And then they rolled my husband in.
He wasn't flirting with the nurse or discussing bowel movements.
He just kept saying he wanted lunch.
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