Double Down

surgeon: “put your fingers here. you should feel something pushing through when you cough.”
cough
me: “hmm.. i guess.” i think to myself, check the other side to compare.
cough
me: “doesn’t feel any different to me than the other side.”
surgeon: “let me check.”
cough
surgeon: “thats cause it feels like you have a hernia on both sides.”
scene…


awaiting ct of pelvis for confirmation.