Saturday, April 30, 2011

Z is for...

Zoning out was not my idea of fun to say the least.  My daughter, being the eldest, was really concerned when she saw me "spacey."  You see, there's something about me and medication that just doesn't jive.  Knowing that I would be zonked out once I took one of the pain pills, I would talk to or give my daughter instructions before I fell to sleep on the couch.  It was much easier for me to sleep there since the bathroom was only a few feet away.  You see, those pain pills made me so dizzy and woozy, I was afraid I would fall going up and down the stairs making matters worse.

"Babe, pick up those posters lying in the middle of the floor and put them away," I said.

She responded respectfully, "Mommy, there are no posters in the middle of the floor." 

"Oh, okay.  Are you sure?" as I drifted off.

We laugh about it to this day as we both remember it vividly.

Ah...yes, the life of a single parent. 


  1. Good use of Z today.....thank goodness the whole thing is just a memory now. Nice to have met you on A - Z.

  2. Gnarly, dude! The colors man -- don't you see the colors?

    Haha! Great post. :)

  3. this is your brain...this is your brain on drugs...


  4. I don't do pain pills either. Too many side effects. All I took after having the twins was ibuprofin. Pain pills just aren't worth it!

  5. I love the way you write. OK, so I guess I have said it before.--Inger

  6. We did it! Congratulations! I have an award for you!!

  7. what a Zinger of a post!
    i love the letter Z! and i can't do pain pills either...
    (back in the OLD drugs and rock n roll...i guess you could say i was a cheap date! didn't take much for me!) ZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz :]

  8. Same way....I don't do pain meds well either. It's dang hard without them when you need them tho, huh?
    Funny story!

  9. You made my best of A-Z list. Check out the post at the link below.

    InspiredbyLisa – Best of the A-Z Challenge

  10. What are you taking the medicine for? Where are you hurting - your back? FEEL BETTER!


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