01-05 XV. Health:
1. A Stomachache
A: I have a stomachache.
B: Is it something you ate?
A: Maybe. I'm not sure.
B: What did you have for breakfast?
A: The usual, cereal with milk and a banana.
B: Maybe the milk was bad.
A: It didn't smell bad.
B: Maybe the banana was bad.
A: No, the banana was delicious.
B: Maybe you just need to go to the bathroom.
A: No, that's not the problem.
B: Maybe it will go away in a little while.
2. A Blood Stain
A: What's this stain?
B: I don't know.
A: It looks like blood.
B: I think my nose was bleeding.
A: You should wet your shirt immediately.
A: Because that gets the blood out of the shirt.
B: What's a little blood?
A: Your white shirt is ruined.
B: So, I'll just buy another one.
A: You can wear this one around the house.
B: Next time I'll soak it immediately.
3. Sore Fingers
A: My fingers hurt.
B: Why do they hurt?
A: I type too much.
B: You should take a break.
A: I need to type to make money.
B: But typing is causing you pain.
A: Maybe I should see a doctor.
B: Doctors are too expensive.
A: He might tell me to rest for a while.
B: He might want to cut you open.
A: He might say I'm okay.
B: He might say you have bone cancer.
4. Too Much Stress
A: What did the doctor say?
B: He thinks I have too much stress.
A: Stress causes your stomachaches?
B: Stress causes different problems with different people.
A: So what did he tell you to do?
B: He said I need to think positive.
A: He didn't give you any medication?
B: I hate medication. It makes me feel different.
A: So how do you think positive?
B: I think about nice things.
A: Like what?
B: Like a day at the beach, with my toes in the sand.
5. A Paper Cut
A: I cut my finger.
B: How did you do that?
A: It's a paper cut.
B: Paper can be dangerous.
A: It hurts, too.
B: Paper cuts can hurt a lot.
A: Where are the band-aids?
B: I think they're in the medicine cabinet.
A: It's on the tip of my finger.
B: A band-aid might not work.
A: I must not use this finger until the cut heals.
B: It might take a day or two to heal.