Monday, April 12, 2010

A new and improved pain chart!

If you've ever been to the doctor because you're in pain, you have probably been asked to state your pain level on a scale of 1 - 10. The doctor usually says something terribly helpful like "ten is the worst pain you could possibly imagine."

Really? Because my imagination is REALLY PRETTY GOOD. Because of this, I've discovered that I tend to under-report my pain level. I figure that if 10 is something like being flayed in a pot of boiling oil while being burned at the stake while a pear of anguish is slowly opened, well, then my horrible back pain is probably something like a 5. Because I've read about the Spanish Inquisition and watched a lot of horror movies and so I can think of some really sick stuff.

So the pain chart has long been a source of humor in our house. Which is why I am so very pleased to present...

A new and improved pain chart! (Click it! It's funny! And awesome! And awesomely funny!)

I want the author to be my new bestest friend in the whole wide world. Because she is funny and will make me laugh.