Oh, hello there Newgrounders.
I didn't see you there.
I bet you don't know what this topic is going to be about.
So my and old friend of mine got pneumonia and collapsed a lung.
Serious business, sure, but nothing a hospital stay can't fix, right?
You mean a medical jail facility?
So he's in there, and they put a tube in his lung to drain the fluid. He says "I would like to poop in the bathroom please. It's right over there"
The orderly goes "Here's a bedpan"
"You know what, that's fine. I'll just hold it"
So he waits for the nurse to leave, disconnects the tube to his chest, and walks to the toilet.
You know, like a human who can still control their bodily functions and has some dignity.
But in medical jail facility, you don't get dignity.
"Sir, your refusal to obey my medical orders shows you lack insight into the severity of your illness. I'm adding a diagnosis of "Oppositiona/Defiant Disorder" to your chart, and am prescribing you some psychotropic drugs to make you more compliant"
"I'd rather not take any drugs. I just want to breathe"
*Dr to nurse* (Crank up the suction. He'll beg us for meds when he starts hurting)
"Oh god my fucking lungs, fine, I'll take your goddamn dope"
"Good. If you didn't I was going to write you up as suicidally non-compliant and lock you in the ward"
My buddies still not out, either. He's been in there for a week, and when he tries to leave he says they send security to haul him back.
They've had him locked down for about a week, no joke.
No punchline, either.
If you end up in the hospital, kiss your freedom goodbye. It's worse than being in jail.
You commit a crime, you can get that off your record. They write you up as suicidal for not obeying their orders, you can lose your kids.