Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Forces of nature

Mrs. Frost: "A lot of this is just the weather... my migraines always get worse in winter. I wish I had the money to travel. Is there anything else that can be done for them?"

Dr. Grumpy: "Well, I could try adding a medication when the season starts to change that..."

Mrs. Frost: "No, I mean, something that I could do about keeping the weather more stable. Can I take a doctor's note to a government weather department or something?"

21 comments:

Deborah Brett said...

Sounds good. Can I get a note for 12C minimum temperatures, and definately no snow or ice?

If you could give me a grass-pollen exemption too, that would be great.

Thanks Grumpy.

ER's Mom said...

Call me Elsa. Lord knows she's been hanging around upper midwest lately!

Anonymous said...

The depth of stupidity never ceases to amaze me

Anonymous said...

A new character for Marvel Comics. S/he would be able to read minds and control the weather.

Anonymous said...

Grumpy! You have this power and haven't told us! Seriously, I'd pay out of pocket to see you for weather adjustments.

Anonymous said...

why not? we already have the weather modification technology.

Officer Cynical said...

Chemtrails.

Anonymous said...

*Last five minutes of every one of Dr. Grumpy's appointments*
Dr. Grumpy: So migraines?
Patient: The government controls the weather
Dr. Grumpy: Not again.

Dr. Grumpy: Any thing else?
Patient: When will the aliens stop watching me?
Dr. Grumpy: Not again.

Dr. Grumpy: So, seizures?
Patient: Get the trolls out of my computer.
Dr. Grumpy: Turn off the Internet.
Patient: What's the Internet?
Dr. Grumpy: Not again.

Not a doctor (obviously) but it sounds like you must do a lot dementia screenings or something in a lot of your appointments. Either that or all of your patients are nuts. You are a neurologist, after all.

The Condign Gentleman said...

"Yes, if we can just get enough people to 'like' this page on Facebook..."

mary said...

No she did not ask that!! That's just plain sad.

Packer said...

Anonymous said...
The depth of stupidity never ceases to amaze me

February 4, 2015 at 6:56 AM


Yeah, really everyone knows that the Government stopped listening to people after Eisenhower. And is it just me, but doesn't Officer Cynical seem to have an inordinate knowledge of conspiracy theory.....hmmmm

Anonymous said...

I bet she watches Strunk White, weatherman for OC's hometown.

Anonymous said...

or better yet, can you just write me a prescription for a beach house outside Cozumel, or Belize, so I can get my insurance to help reimburse me, or file it with my FSA? you know, like the pool script I asked for last year to help with weight loss?

Kim said...

I don't think that was stupid, I think the woman was probably trying to make a joke. It actually sounds like something I'd say. People tell me my sense of humor is very dry.

Anonymous said...

What's more off- thinking the government would listen to a physician or thinking the government can control the weather?

Jeff said...

The government can save everything, nanny state, taken to the final level. To some government is the answer for everything! Then again wasn't GW Bush blamed for the Hurricanes and is it not global warming that is causing many of our problems? It would be only logical to have a new government agency to control the weather!

Just remember folks, she votes!

Moose said...

This is the stuff my job is made of: people who actually think that weather can be controlled, along with believing things like Canada is part of the US, every other country uses the US dollar, and if you push a sign out of the way it doesn't really exist. Heck, the top story in the "Extra Stupid" category right now is about a woman who seriously believed dragon rolls (sushi) were made of dragons.

Grumpy, M.D. said...

You mean they're NOT?!!!

Bobbi said...

I'd like to think that Kim is right, but I really don't see Dr. G. as the kind of doc who would miss dry humor when it presented itself.

Moose said...

According to the story, the server informed the nitw- err, customer that said dragon roll WAS made with real dragon, thanks to a special squad that goes to England just to slay dragons to be used in the dragon rolls.

Jillian said...

Dr., Can you write me a script to keep the barometric pressure from changing? It really screws with my IIH. No, seriously. Stop laughing.

 
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