Friday, February 27, 2009

Symptoms Of Hypothermia, ask my ass.

Why does living in a male dominated house have to be so frustrating? Do they not hear my requests... or are they ignoring me?

Me: "Could you all do me the courtesy of putting the toilet seat down after you're finished going to the bathroom?"

Husband: "I never leave the toilet seat up, it must have been one of the kids."

Son #1: "It wasn't me, I get blamed for everything, Dad was the last one in the bathroom!"

Son #2: "It must have been some drunk guy that broke into the house, cuz it WASN'T
me Mommy."


So with that, I retreat back to my normal duties, hoping they've retained something from the conversation. I really can't take any more surprises in the wee hours of the morning. My ass can't take it! I feel bad for my ass.. here I am stumbling out of bed at 2am, my eyes are so squinty you could blindfold me with dental floss. I finally find the bathroom, sort of like a blind person without a cane, and WHAMMO my poor ass is plunged into what feels like ice water.







Needless to say...

I had to take matters into my own hands.



With that problem solved it's on to the next.....

6 comments:

~Thought's By Dena~ said...

I SOOOO love this post..before my older boys went to college I had THREE boys and my boyfriend all living here and I would have to go thru the exact same thing. Eventually they all got tired of hearing me bitch I think because now everyone of them put the seat down!! YAY ME!!! I love the pic with the seat chained down thats too funny!!!!! Anyway hold on maybe if you are lucky they will eventually get tired of listening to you gripe about it too and they will put it back down!!!

Scandalous Housewife said...

Aaaaaaaamen, sista!

blognut said...

I'm surprised that they are indignantly reminding you to please put the seat UP when you are finished.

THE DAILY GRIPE said...

Dena: I thought it was bad living with three of them, but FOUR? You have my respect!! I'm going to keep right on bitching until I break them like a horse!!


Scandalous H-wife: I'm glad my sermon got an AMEN!!


blognut: Oh God, don't say that. I better not let them see that comment. They just might start using it in their defense!!

Daniel said...

In my contact-wearing years, I determined that an open toilet was a disaster in waiting so I insisted that the seat and lid always be closed. Why is it that women can never remember to put the lid down?

And frankly, I would feel like an idiot if I couldn't regularly verify that a seat was in place before seating myself. If I sat on the lid in the middle of the night my balls were screaming with pain so it never happened a second time so I quickly learned to check before plopping down.

Two sides to every story.


Cheers

THE DAILY GRIPE said...

Daniel: Thank you for giving me your point of view.

But, quite frankly, I'm not an idiot.. I do check the seat to see if it's down most of the time. But there are times I tend to be a little out of it at 2am, and splashing my ass in ice cold water is not a great way to snap out of it. It can be quite shocking to say the least.