It is not necessary to spend $300 or more to go get your adrenalin rush.
Every week, my heart starts palpitating, my stomach gets knotted and beads of sweat start forming on every conceivable pore: the feeling of FEAR sets in...
and the best part? It's all FREE!
What am I talking about?
Acupuncture clinical practicum of course!
Amateurs with dubious needling technique wield rough and cheap needles in almost every conceivable bodily crevice.
Each week all our pain thresholds get tested and the sense of danger is all too present as vulnerable little compulsory guinea pigs...especially when a certain needs-to-dig-for-gold teacher gets his hands on the needle... in this case, even the biggest, boldest most macho man is not spared the shame of displaying tangible fear- with very loud expletives known to emit from mouths!
For the amateur practitioner there is also a very real danger of being kicked in the face if you hit something sensitive like a nerve, tendon or bone.
oh, too fun :P
p.s for more fun stories check out my tcmstudentlog - the posts just got more interesting...
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