Actual Transcript of my Visit to the Doctor This Morning:
Dr: What seems to be the problem?
Me: Well, my throat started getting sore on Sunday night and Monday I just felt awful, with fever and chills and aches. I stayed home that day thinking it was just the flu. I haven’t gotten any better though, and my throat is getting worse. Last night I looked at it and, well, it’s pretty gross.
Dr: Let me see…
He shines a little light down my throat for, like, 2 seconds.
Dr: Yep! I’ll write you a prescription. You want a note for work? Have a nice day!
That was seriously it. Elapsed time: about as long as it took you to read that. I walked out with my amoxycillin prescription and an excuse note for work. Plus since my doctor bulk-bills (i.e. only charges $25, which the government covers for office visits), I didn’t have to pay a cent. It was seriously the best doctor’s visit of my life.