JFK once said there is nothing to fear but fear itself.
Obviously, he didn’t suffer from Belonephobia. If he did, he would have felt the shame of being teased as a child, and looked upon with pity as an adult.
You see, I have a fear of needles. I once passed out during a blood test. I get tense and nervous and always think of the worse.
The visit to the dentist yesterday didn’t help. I needed three shots to numb the side of my mouth where I was getting one filling done.
I broke my collarbone, and the pain wasn’t that bad. I get a split lip from blocking a ball hockey shot with my face, and it’s not that bad. A needle being injected in me, and I’m more frightened than the NDP during a federal election.
There’s lots of us out there. Please don’t judge us. Accept us as we are.