I remember as a youngster when I cut myself very deeply on my hand.
I ended up having to go to the hospital to get stitches. It was a lousy experience for me and it gave me a negative impression of hospitals for the most part. It was mainly because of their ridiculous temperature control settings and the fact that they wouldn’t lower the AC settings for me when I was in the room getting stitched up. I remember asking my mother why she couldn’t just do the stitching for me back at home with more reasonable climate control but she said she wasn’t a healthcare expert. Honestly, I couldn’t wait to get out of that freezing hospital, I wasn’t even thinking too much about my stitches. The doctor told me in the end that I had to disinfect my stitches once per day and be careful not to use my hand too much while it was healing. I couldn’t believe it, I wasn’t even allowed to play video games or basketball with my buddies. Since that time when I was a youngster, I have always dreaded going to the hospital, even though it’s something important that we have to do every so often. I know that it’s important to get regular check-ups to keep up with your health and know that you’re doing the best you can, but they still have ice-cold AC all the time and I don’t think I will ever get used to it. It evidently has something to do with preventing the spread of pathogens in the hospital.