Germs and Germ Freaks

 

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Germs and Germ Freaks

As I sit here writing my second BLOG, You, might think by the way I’m dressed, in my Sterile robe, Sterile mask, Sterile cap, Sterile gloves, and Disinfected keyboard is a bit unusual. But, as an aspiring BLOGGER, I must take every precaution not to contaminate my work.

Would You believe I’m a GERM FREAK?

I don’t know what the dictionary has to say about GERM FREAKS; and I really don’t care. As a matter of fact, I’m glad that I am a GERM FREAK because there just happens to be a whole lot of nasty stuff floating around out there.

Speaking of nasty stuff, compared to some of the things I’ve been called over my lifetime, being called a GERM FREAK is like giving me a compliment.

Being called a GERM FREAK probably started when I was in college. Some of the courses I took were pretty scary. Just to name a few: Parasitology, Bacteriology, Immunology, and Pathology would naturally make a man think.

Whether I was just seeing patients or doing surgery I always wore a robe, cap, mask, and gloves. It was like a double-edged sword, I didn’t want to contaminate my patients, and didn’t want them to contaminate me.

This, of course, has carried over into my everyday life. I still take two showers a day, frequently wash my hands, and I am very careful about what I touch. I could probably go on for days about all my little idiosyncrasies, which would probably amaze You. But, since I’m not writing a novel, I won’t go there.

Most of my friends are aware that I’m a GERM FREAK, and sometimes they make fun of me.

But I really don’t care!

Because I know many of them are jealous, and deep down inside, they wish that they had the know-with-all and determination to be a GERM FREAK.

But I must admit, I love to shake hands! So, whatever You do, don’t let this BLOG stop You from shaking hands with me. For after all, You won’t have to worry about germs! Because You can be assured! You will be shaking a GERM FREE hand.

And as You continue to enjoy my BLOGS, You, might come to realize that I might be a bit eccentric.

So please watch what You eat!

Phil