I concede that couple colonoscopy does not have the same ring as a couples massage but…
Why not schedule your colonoscopy at the same time?
Of course only if you have 2 bathrooms would this work, but why not? March is Colon Cancer Awareness month.
Here are the reasons Couples Colonoscopy may never become a trend:
1. Some one has to take the patient and sign a paper saying you will also pick them up. Maybe prior arrangements could be made so someone drops off and some one else picks up. I am not sure because my place wanted a signed signature on file and a cell phone number and another phone number if necessary. They were very strict.
- You cannot call a cab, or Uber or take the bus home from your colonoscopy appointment. Some one must pick you up.
So unless you have a good friend, and adult child or a good neighbor, one of you has to drive and pick up the other.
Other strict instructions are to drive the patient home. Do not go shopping. The sedation used has different side effects from loosening inhibitions to fatigue. Just in case your side effect is the loosening of the wallet and you find yourself buying an expensive car or new home before your colonoscopy sedation medication wears off, it is best to go home!
A good friend of mine did not get the ‘Do not pass go’ warning and her husband decided it was a good time to buy a 6-person hot tub.
Another friend without the do not shop warning, thought it was a good time to shop at the Nordstrom makeup counter. She ended up buying almost everything in sight!
A third friend of mine husband’s says when he picked her up she kept saying how much she loved him and how handsome he was and how she was so lucky to have him. All flattering but he said it was like she was a drunken vamp!
Some things are not meant to be shared and evidently a couple’s colonoscopy is one.
Have you had your colonoscopy when you turned 50? Has it been 10 years and you are due for another? It is one of the most accurate diagnostic methods to spot colon cancer, so make that appointment today!