An Open Letter to the Person Staring at My Medical Devices | Chanel White

Dear Person Staring At My Medical Devices,

Yes, I see your gaze linger on me as I walk into the room. I see the confusion in your eyes as you try to slyly glance at the many tubes protruding from my fragile body. The way you stop what you were doing briefly, then remember to try and act inconspicuous while clumsily attempting to pick back up your book, type at your computer, or play on your phone. Like a statue you had forgotten to move, frozen in place completely perplexed by the site in front of you. I often wonder what you think of me; what does this view look like to someone who has never been introduced to medical devices. To be honest with you, I had never met anyone with obviou