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Waiting Rooms

We have all spent time sitting in a doctor’s or dentist’s office, waiting for an exam, a diagnosis, or test results for yourself or a loved one. What do you remember about waiting rooms as a child?  What’s it like for you to spend time in a waiting room today?   Why, when, and where do you remember waiting? Think back about Waiting Rooms and share forward!

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Waiting Rooms
My earliest experiences with waiting rooms were rather non-existent.  That is to say, at 3, my parents rushed me to the ER [...]
Waiting Rooms: Tales of Torture and Triumph
  Ah, waiting rooms. Those fluorescent-lit purgatories where childhood dreams went to die a slow, magazine-fueled death. [...]
Roy Chitwood
One hot summer day in July of 1978, I flew into Terre Haute, Indiana. I must confess that Terra Haute had a peculiar oder. [...]
The ER: The Worst Waiting Room Ever
There has to be a better way to deliver medical care. ER waiting rooms are just another broken part of our system.
Waiting for the Next One
There was surely some apprehension people felt while waiting for medical care, but people often chatted with the front desk [...]
The Puppy in the Waiting Room
The Puppy in the Waiting Room  I don’t know if I really remember some of the stories my parents would tell about my naughty [...]

New Stories on Old Prompts

Autobiography of a Mongoloid youth (1967) by Nigel Hunt
Nigel understood that what he was doing in recounting his everyday activities and observations was subverting most people’s [...]
July 17, 2024

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Think back about …

Waiting Rooms

We have all spent time sitting in a doctor’s or dentist’s office, waiting for an exam, a diagnosis, or test results for yourself or a loved one. What do you remember about waiting rooms as a child?  What’s it like for you to spend time in a waiting room today?   Why, when, and where do you remember waiting? Think back about Waiting Rooms and share forward!

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