I'm still just an awe of the interaction I just had. It's not too bad, just surprising.A student comes in, says that he was diagnosed with pink eye and a throat infection 2 days ago, and started meds 2 days ago, "late in the evening." Afebrile, good coloring, couldn't tell which eye had pink eye to save my life. Says he just doesn't feel well and doesn't think he should be back in school. I ask him if he told his parents that, and what they said. He says yes, and that they sent him to school anyway.I find (most) parents are a pretty good judge of character.I ask him what he wants (because I know what he wants). And he says he wants to go home. So, I pull some more and get him to admit that he just wants me to call his parents and say he needs go home. Nope, full stop! No fever, meds for over 24 hours, you don't look "sick," nope, can't do it. (If I were to call it would have been their decision anyway since I don't need to send him home.) Try to offer him pain meds (since his throat hurts really bad), and he just stands up, says "never mind" in that surly "I didn't get my way" teenage voice and slams my door on the way out!The guidance counselor came over and asked if he really just did that! I have actually not had that happen so blatantly before. And I really just needed to tell people who would understand the just, "*****" of it.But, the life of a school nurse, right?