Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Got shave?

Ok,  here's an embarrassing experience that might be a bit much for some of you guys.  It's one of those lessons you should avoid at all costs, male or female.  I had a brilliant and cunning plan.  Evil Twin was nodding her head and smiling the entire time I explained it to her.  Cat just looked at me like I sprouted an extra pie hole.

I have these lovely little black and pink exercise shorts that are great for swimming, biking, and running.  Let me take that back.  They are SUPPOSED to be great for all these things. 

Geeky Lady shows some arm.

They stick to your waist and legs so they are awesome in the pool but they have a huge seam that rubs in a very sensitive area of the female anatomy.  Oops.   For my last race, I cleverly grabbed some duct tape and carefully covered that bothersome seam.  Um....Ew.    It seemed like such a good idea at the time.  Unfortunately, the duct tape bunched up and created seams of its own.  I didn't get any chafing but it kept sticking to my oh-my-my when I removed the shirts.  I had an epiphany.  I SHALL REMOVE THE TAPE!!  Hahahahaha.  Um....gee, what's left after you remove duct tape?  A clean, adhesive-free surface, right?  HECK NO!  Adhesive.  I told myself it would be ok.  The shorts should feel better now.

Bikini wax anyone?

Evil Twin is still laughing.



Chris said...

Yeah, I've tried duct tape on my feet to cover blisters when I run. It protects the blister, but the ensuing wrinkles and creases create brand new problems.

Not as bad as what you've described, however.

ReformingGeek said...

@Chris - Yeah, I didn't have that much luck on my foot blister when I tried it. Feet, maybe. Anywhere near the girlie parts - no. :)

Rob-bear said...

Wherever there's a misadventure in life, there will be an Evil Twin, laughing at you. How exciting! How comforting!

Yes; I made it through the A-Z, and Im glad you've come along. Some strange things in posts sometimes, but what would you expect from a strange Bear?

See ya later, alligator.

Blessings and Bear hugs!
Bears Noting
Life in the Urban Forest (poetry)

Ziva said...

Oh my god, I'm so laughing with Evil Twin here! Sorry about the unwanted bikini wax.. Can't say I've ever tried duct tape for that purpose, and I can't say I ever will. ;)

Cheryl said...

I'm honestly laughing WITH you not AT you. Really.

Holy crap! This must have hurt like hell. The things you runners endure is beyond me. (As a distance runner, my husband puts band aids over his nipples because of the chafing. I'm not going to tell you what he does for his groin area because it's worse than this.)

ReformingGeek said...

@Rob-Bear - Thanks for stopping by and laughing with us! Oh yeah. I bet duct tape and bears would not be a good thing, either!

@Ziva - Duct tape has oh so many uses. :)

@Cheryl - Hee Hee. The bandaids I've heard of but that other part? Oh dear, oh dear.

Rob-bear said...

Bears + duct tape = not a good plan.

Did Evil Twin put that in your mind?

Yeah, I thought so!

Blessings and Bear hugs!
Bears Noting
Life in the Urban Forest (poetry)

Unknown said...

Not the best way to get a Brazilian wax. Though probably the cheapest. Way worse than removing a Band-aid. Ouch!!!!!

Nora Blithe said...

I squirmed right along with you. Incidentally, a leg waxing incident gone awry is how my blog was born.

injaynesworld said...

You put duct tape near your "my-oh-my"? YEOWWWW! I bet the cat was amused though. ;)

ReformingGeek said...

@Lauren - It was such a special experience. :)

@Nora - Oh my. The things we do to ourselves!

@Jayne - I'm sure the cat was giggling!

Wendy said...

My favorite thing is that you willingly admitted all of it! :) GO YOU!

Suzanne said...

I can't believe you duct taped your va jay jay. You are so lucky you are not part of my family, we would show you no mercy.
But since we've been blogging buddies for years I will try to let this one slid.
I crossed my legs during most of your post.

Anonymous said...


I feel your pain.

And I don't even use duct tape!

heh heh

I'm glad you lived to tell the tale. hee hee

Belle said...

Okay, that is the funniest thing I've read all day! First duct tape and then adhesive. Your whoo hoo must be very angry with you.

http://howtobecomeacatladywithoutthecats.blogspot.com said...

Hahahaha! (That's MY evil twin laughing.)

"1.00s, 1.50s, 1.75s for the short arms. If you know what I'm talking about, you're probably old, too."

"Boomer brain fog: What was the last, middle, and first part of what you just said to me?"