My son got his wisdom teeth out today, and I think the most fun job would be to be one of the nurses that cares for the patients after surgery. I think they feel obligated to keep a professional demeanor, and not laugh, but I could tell it was hard for them to supress the laughter when they were listening to my son. :) Even the doctor smiled, but didn't allow himself to laugh out loud. But I could tell it was an effort. lol
My son couldn't stop talking while he was recovering. At one point the doctor told me that if he kept talking, his jaws were going to be sore later. I tried to convince my son to be quiet, but he couldn't control his talking. He kept trying to use sign language to communicate with me, but he would talk as he signed. lol He didn't lose his own sense of humor through it because he was even making puns. At one point he said to the doctor, "You look sharp. ...Get it?" The doctor, was quick, and realized the reference to the needles he had used. He replied, "Good point." (I know, the puns are lame, but that's what you get with a drugged up kid. lol) It's amazing how well the doctor could understand what he was saying. My son's mouth was full of gauze, and numb from anesthesia, and he couldn't speak very well, but the doctor seemed to understand every word.
Whenever the nurses would come by, my son would try to get their attention by saying, "Hey pretty lady!". One time the nurse was standing explaining post-op procedures to me when my son called out to her. She didn't reply because she was talking to me. So he reached out his stocking covered foot to poke her. lol
The funniest thing that happened was when the nurse said she was going to take out the I.V. My son has a little bit of a needle phobia. He said, "Needle!!!" She said, "No, there isn't a needle, just a catheter." She then started to take off the tape, and said, "This is the worst part." But as she was talking, I noticed my son holding his crotch. I said, "Do you need to go to the bathroom?" In his mumbled, gauze filled mouth garble he answered, "No, the catheter!" I said, "She isn't going to put one in, she is taking one out!" LOL
My son asked me to video this for him. But I don't know how to upload it to this computer, so I might have to wait until he can help me. I have one more kid that will probably need this procedure. I can hardly wait. :D