Patient: Is it over?
Patient: But I didn’t count backwards.
Me: I never ask people to count. It’s so cliche.
Patient, tearful: But I wanted to count.
Me: You can count now if you want.
Patient, muttering: It’s not the same.
Me: I’m sorry I ruined your anesthesia.
— Tina Lennon (@DoctorMommyTina) August 3, 2018