You have to be in charge

You know, you have to be in charge of what it is that is going on. I remember going in for the mastectomy and I think it was an intern, he was going to do a rectal exam. Ordinarily I probably would have just along with it, but I said "You know, I'm here to have a mastectomy. I don't have any gastrointestinal problems. No, I am not going to allow you to do a rectal exam." So he said okay. If you go along with the flow, you lose that sense of being in power.

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