I was crying so hard in the dressing area that I had a panic attack, and it’s an experience that fat people are often used to feel shame about. People wonder why fat folks wait to/don’t seek medical treatment for themselves, and it’s experiences like this that reinforce
— Mary Lambert (@marylambertsing) January 4, 2022
Just tried to get an MRI at @RAYUSradiology and was shocked at how unprepared they were for a fat patient. I changed into their biggest scrubs (a 2X), and had half of my butt exposed, only to have the MRI coil not fit around my knee. I was asked my weight 3 separate times,’ she posted on social media.
h/t Bloody Peasant!