Sometimes Juice Spills

Sometimes Juice Spills

by Gina Valley

You know it’s going to be a good day when you start it off by finding a pimple the size of a can of soup sprouting out of the side of your neck.

Where does it fall on the irony scale that I found the pimple while putting on my anti-wrinkle cream?

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley Sometimes Juice Spills Pimples Wrinkles Acne Cream Orange JuiceAt first I thought it was a bug bite.  I was hoping it was a bug bite.  But it wasn’t a bug bite.

All doubt was removed when I found his mini-me brother sprouting up from the middle of the scar on my forehead.

If there was another one on the other side of my neck and it was Halloween I could have passed it off for a neck bolt.  But, just the one at this time of year leaves little option for disguise.

There is cover up.  I coated it with that.  Twice.  It went from looking like a flare guiding aircraft landing on a carrier in the fog to more like a stubby thumb trying to hitch a ride.

A turtle neck would have covered it.  Of course the 80 degree F weather around here this week would have made that less than comfortable.  Plus, there’s my obsessive need to not let anything touch my neck.  I hate that feeling, so I don’t even own a turtle neck.

I guess my body didn’t hear about the “nothing touches my neck” rule before it started growing my third arm there.

But, I realized that I was probably making too big a deal out of this.  We all focus on our own bodily imperfections, even though most people never notice them, much less give them a second glance.  So, I decided not to worry about it and headed down to breakfast.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Gina Valley Sometimes Juice Spills Pimples Wrinkles Acne Cream Orange JuiceThe Professor did a double take as I sat down across from him at the breakfast table.  “What the bloody ‘ell is that?” he asked, staring at my neck growth.

“I’m not sure,” I answered. “Might be a bug bite,” I suggested, hopefully.

“I don’t think so,” he said, looking intently at it.

“Does it look like a pimple?” I asked.

He shook his head.  “Not exactly,” he said.  “It looks more like the beginning of an alien emerging.”

Somehow his orange juice got dumped on his eggs about then.

I have no idea how that happened.

Sometimes juice spills.

Laugh Out Loud!

-gina

Ever been double “blessed” with the troubles of youth and the pains of aging at the same time?  Is your significant other super helpful when you’re feeling self-conscious?  Shoot me a comment.  I’m looking forward to hearing all about it.

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Thank you for reading and sharing.

Rhonda @Laugh-Quotes

Kid’s say the best things. I once said to the hair dresser, “I am thinking about dying it all back to my natural color.” My child jumped in with “You’re dying your hair gray?”

Thanks for the morning laughs. Rhonda @Laugh-Quotes.com

gina valley

That is so funny, Rhonda! Kids always know just what to say and when to say it to keep us humble! Lol!
Always happy to get to share some giggles!

Brian Sorrell

Have you seen the film “How To Get Ahead In Advertising”? If not, it’s worth seeing. It’s all I could think of while I read this (which is high praise, given my feelings for that film.)

Spoiler: A callous advertising executive leading a campaign for boil cream sprouts a massive boil on his neck. It turns into an evil twin head. Hilarity ensues.

gina valley

I don’t think I have seen “How To Get Ahead in Advertising,” but I will make it a point to see it now. You’ve piqued my curiosity. Sounds like a fun flick.

I’m glad you enjoyed my post.

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