Fess up

  1. How many people have gotten caught doing something embarrassing, like picking their nose, or letting a nasty butt bolus loose (ahemm, I mean flatus) and then pretending they were doing something else?

    I got caught feeling my own butt in an elevator once (long story)
    Or what about the sneeze thing that women do when they get a little older and have had kids.
    Or when you get that wad between your legs when you walk wearing shorts and you try to walk with your legs a little apart for a few steps to let them fall back without making it obvious without pulling them down.

    Cmon ya'll FESS UP!!!!
  2. 61 Comments

  3. by   Tweety
    I let out a little on in the med room once, kind of just slipped out. No one was in there, but then some came right in. I quickly ran out, red as a beet because it just happened and a smell was lingering.

    The other time I was charting in the nurses station and talking to a coworker and one just came out, she screamed "did you fart???" No pretending that didn't happened. It was her last day, and all she could say was "I'll always remember our last night together". We laughed until we cried. :roll
    Last edit by Tweety on Jul 20, '03
  4. by   AussieAIN
    The shorts thing is the reason I don't wear them any more. I've seen alot of larger women walking down the street and taking a big side step/ cock leg type thing to release the shorts.:roll:
  5. by   Nurse Ratched
    Just a little hint on those SBD's (silent but deadlies ): when you drop one, just as you sniff it, look at the closest person to you with a mild expression of disgust and a wrinkled nose, and move your chair just a little further away from them.

    In a more relaxed workplace, just say loudly to the nearest person, "Jeez, Fred, did you FART?"

    Ah, stuff my daddy taught me ...
  6. by   jnette
    Originally posted by AussieAIN
    . I've seen alot of larger women walking down the street and taking a big side step/ cock leg type thing to release the shorts.:roll:
    GREAT DESCRIPTION !!! I can just "see" it !!! WOOOT !

    Yep, I've caught myself crossing my legs a few times at work lately when I sneeze... geeesh... is it time for depends ALREADY???
    Last edit by jnette on Jul 20, '03
  7. by   LauraF, RN
    I am one of those larger women who sometimes does have to wear shorts (only when it is so hot!). Anyway yes I confess I don't do the lift a leg thing.....I just yank them right out of my craw(as my dad would put it). They work their way up there and sometimes the only way is to just give a good tug!:chuckle

    Anyway, I have gotten caught also a few times pulling my pants out of the crack of my behind. You know when you have to drive or sit for long periods and you have shifted a few times, and your underwear ride up. I know it happens to you skinny people too! Anyway I usually check and make sure no one is around before I do it, like right when I get out of my car. I got busted once. Someone walked by as I was doing it.
  8. by   passing thru
    I think we should all sing more !!

    I'd love to be in hearing distance of your do wah diddy !
    I like to hear people singing, even if they can't carry a tune...
    (I can't),
    it's kinda like hearing birds singing,
    you just know someone is verbally "purring"..........when they are singing,

    and , it just makes me feel happier too.

    I sing when I am out doing laps around the track, whether I am walking it or doing a bit of jogging. The other people look at me
    as though I am an alien.

    I do it to keep my spirits up and as a mental exercise,,,, remembering the words to tunes.... or creating rhyming ones as I walk.

    Walking mile after mile is b-o-r-i-n-g , a little tune passes the time.....
    Last edit by passing thru on Jul 20, '03
  9. by   nursenoelle
    One time, when I was doing my usual routine of blasting the stereo while cleaning/ dancing around the house/singing on the top of my lungs, I was jiggy-ing thru the living room, and my neighbor was at the storm door.

    The worst was in High School. I was sitting at my desk, and my pen dropped and rolled all the way up to the first desk in the row, which housed this really fine guy. I got up to get it quietly, bent down in front of him (here's my chance!) and this tiny littlepoot sneaked out. He just smiled, and I asked to be excused to the Nurse's office. He was so sweet, not to have busted me out.
  10. by   H ynnoD
    :imbar I'm to embarrassed to Say!
  11. by   Spidey's mom
    I was sitting at a stop sign with the radio blasting and a Kentucky Fried Chicken commercial came on and I guess I started singing along . . .ya know how you just start humming and singing when you are alone in the car? I happened to glance over at the corner and there was a very cute guy looking at me and laughing . . . I didn't realize why at first then realized I was singing . . . .and WHAT I was singing.

    Zoomed through that intersection with a red face . . .

    I guess I hum alot . . . without realizing it. People mention it frequently.

  12. by   SmilingBluEyes
    I was VERY pregnant and in the Air Force, 11 years ago. I had to go to my commanding officer's office to present a weekly report to him, and several officers as well. I was all decked out in my perfectly-pressed maternity blues, pumps, not a hair out of place, and looking SHARP. I wanted to make a great impression. Well I did....

    I was standing up, getting ready to leave, when PPPPPPPPFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

    I let out a HUGE NOISY WET FART, just in the act of standing up! It was so huge, I felt like my pantyhose were vibrating with that one! Let's just say I had no idea it was coming and how NOISY it would be. OMG I wished the floor would open up and swallow me. My commander, trying to help me save face, said: " Aww Debbie, don't worry, I have been through two pregnancies with my wife. I have seen all of this stuff before" . It did ZERO to allay my embarassment and I crept out of his office feeling like my face was on fire. How humiliating!
  13. by   kimmicoobug
    Funny stories!

    here is my most recent story...At the beginning of my shift the other day, I was getting onto the elevator. I accidentally let one rip (no one else was on board). Kind of embarrassed, but not really. Then, the elevator stops and in walks one of the RT's. I turned bright red, giving myself away because it stunk.
  14. by   petiteflower
    Originally posted by AussieAIN
    The shorts thing is the reason I don't wear them any more. I've seen alot of larger women walking down the street and taking a big side step/ cock leg type thing to release the shorts.:roll:

    And we all think that we're being so discreet by doing that.