Sharing Some Recent Embarrassing Sjögie Moments
Welcome back to tea and talk with your favorite peculiar Sjögie. Today’s topic is embarrassing moments.
I had an interesting week, to say the least. It was filled with random awkward events that I’d like to share with you all.
Are you ready? Here it goes.
The first incident took place at a Western Union branch. I was trying to provide my thumbprint, but it wasn’t working. After several attempts, I told the solemn lady behind the counter that the ink was dried up. She pointed out how I needed to open the cover of the ink pad. I responded with an unusually rambunctious laugh that lasted far too long. Plus, I seemed to be the only one amused.
Second uncomfortable occurrence
The next day while at an appointment, I kept dropping things and left a trail because I’m too stiff to bend over to pick up anything. After I sat down, I had a sudden itch attack. While I was getting out my alligator foot back scratcher, my husband, Joe, pulled off an object that was stuck to the back of my shirt. It was a round plastic disk used to anchor the bed liner to our truck. How the heck did that get there?
I’m thinking my Sjögren’s syndrome and other chronic illnesses are causing new flare-ups contributing to increased frequency and intensity of brain fog, weakness, clumsiness, pruritus, neuropathy, and dysautonomia.
Last tale. This one’s a real hoot.
A few days later while I was out running errands, I had a bathroom emergency. “Screech!” “Bam!” I opened the car door and slammed it into the yellow pole in the parking lot and proceeded to penguin walk as swiftly as I could to find the nearest bathroom.
The store was surprisingly busy, and people could see my level of desperation. I felt my eyeballs popping out of my head and a few sweat drops dripping off my forehead.
There was a small group of employees gathered in front of the restrooms. I managed to quickly go around them. Whew, that was close.
Great. It’s nice and quiet and I’m alone. While I was sitting down I got bored, so I started singing “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot because it was the most recent earworm stuck in my head. Whoops! I did not realize there was someone in another stall.
Another close call
I started strolling through the store, but then, oh no, not again. “Please make it, please make it.” I thought, “Cleanup on aisle 10.”
No, I cannot laugh right now! My legs and feet were burning, but I had to move faster. Almost there. Wow, looks like more people are congregating in this area, including the same person who heard me crooning a few minutes ago. I kept my head down and barreled through the crowd. Made it.
Do you have an embarrassing Sjögie story? Feel free to share. Let’s refill our tea or coffee, maybe get some sugar-free crumpets, and we can all chat. Cheers to another week.
P.S. I cut back on sugar. I seriously need to detox, though. Also, please enjoy this word search.
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