The nurses are having a really hard time finding a vein into which to place the IV tubes I will need during and after my surgery for morbid obesity. I make my usual "This is why I'm not a junkie" joke that always slays the phlebotomists. A third nurse has been called in. I heard the others powwow about her before she arrived, speaking of her as though she were some sort of blood-drawing shaman. She can't... More >>>