Will trade hubby for pudding..

United States
April 21, 2007 12:48pm CST
Many of you are aware I have been sick with the flu for several days. Taking medicine has always been an issue for me. All my medicine has to be either liquid, crushable, chewable or be able to mix into food. My hubby of 16 years knows this. He is quite knowledge about this. He is after all a smart, intelligent man. His IQ is only a few points below genius level. But........it is like living with the absent-minded professor. LOL Over the years, I have learned that if I send him to the store to get more than 3 items, then I had better make sure I write it down. So I make him notes whenever possible. On his way home from work, he called to see if I needed anything. I asked for chicken noodle soup and pudding. I clearly specified Pudding. Would you like to take a guess at what he brought home? No, it was not ice cream or cottage cheese. I could have used those to get my medicines down. Did he actually bring me pudding? Nooooooo. He brought me a ten-pound bag of potatoes though. What am I going to do with potatoes? So I give up. I am trading my hubby for vanilla pudding at the market on Monday.
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@misheleen73 (6037)
• United States
21 Apr 07
Hope you start to fee better soon. I know how awful it is to be sick. My hubby is the same way. Once we really needed toilet paper, so I sent him to the store to get it along with a few other items. He came home with the other items and a few extra. But guess what he forgot? You guessed it, the toilet paper...lol. I would love to trade my whole family for pudding right now. Not because I need the pudding, but my family is driving me mad !!!
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• United States
21 Apr 07
Ebay will not allow me to sell the hubby so I figure I will just trade him at the town market. I am sure the local farmer's wives can find me some vanilla pudding. Mishleen, let me guess...you sent your hubby to the store without a bright pink post-it note attached to his forehead. LOL That is why he forgot the toilet paper. The yellow post-it notes do not work for some reason. Whatever I write on a yellow post-it note never comes home. I have found that Pink, Red, and Orange are the ones I get the best results from.
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@Fishmomma (11375)
• United States
22 Apr 07
I'm sorry your not feeling well. Hope your better soon. I hope your husband can go back to the store and bring back the pudding, as mine would just make another trip.
• United States
22 Apr 07
He did it!!! He went to Sam's Club and brought back a CASE of vanilla pudding! I think someone tipped him off that I was thinking of trading him tomorrow at the town market. I don't know and I don't care. I have pudding!! Lots and lots of pudding. I can get all of my medicines down easily now. There is hope now that I will get to feeling better. The good news is: I have vanilla pudding and I am keeping the hubby!!!!! Maybe this is why we have been together for so many years. He always comes through for me. Might take a little while. I need to learn to be a little more patient. I gotta work on that.
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@kkerix (403)
• United States
22 Apr 07
LOL, you should hear how all of you sound, I am a hubby and i have a great wife, I have been sick with cancer for 4 years now. So our rolls kind of got reversed, i stay at home because i can no longer work due to constant pain, i have no hope to feel better, it has been so long 4 full years this month, that i no longer know what feeling good is like. Anyway my wife works and goes to the store. i ask sometimes for her to get me something "gummy worms" lol i like them. I understand if she forgets. I am so grateful that she comes home, she dose not have to. we are in love and times are hard, i would never think of adding to her stress by complaining about anything, instead i go out of my way do more than i am allowed to ease her load. I can wash dishes, do some laundry, most of all praise her for a good well done days work. How easy it would be to get lost on the way home if i had such thoughtful people as you all at home, to point out what i forgot. my first wife was real good at making sure you knew you forgot, after 10 years i forgot the way home lol. best wrong turn i ever made.
• United States
22 Apr 07
Oh I am sure we all sound pretty silly from your perspective. I hope some of it has brought a smile or a giggle to you. It sounds like you are truly blessed with a loving wife. May you live long and happy, and a cure for cancer be found. My mother-in-law passed away April 2nd after her fight with cancer. But on a lighter note: P.S. I better not be finding no gummy worms in my pudding now, ya hear!
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@Willowlady (10666)
• United States
22 Apr 07
You knew that he had the capablity of winning your heart with the right item and you also knew that your darling could fall flat in this effort. I wish you all the pudding you can eat. Maybe you could find a recipe in a book and he could create a gallon for you. Just a thought. I hope you feel better soon and that you have no takers for this man you have in your life. Sounds like an interesting character.
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• United States
22 Apr 07
Oh!!! He is a very interesting character. Your words are wise and beautiful. But, Willowlady! He brought me potatoes!! We are talking about potatoes here. Ten pounds of them! How do you confuse ten pounds of potatoes with pudding??? I don't understand the thinking processes of this man?
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@all4ucnc (861)
• United States
22 Apr 07
Been there.....When I was on bed rest with my second pregnancy my husband called on his way home to see if I needed anything, means I wasn't suppose to drive, or do any thing really... I told him we NEEDED to have milk for our son who was 2 at the time. Did he come home with milk? Nope, he passeed the store completely. He said no big deal he had to run back into town to talk to a friend anyway...... So when he came home, did he have milk? Nope, got too busy talking and forgot again..... So I started putting on my shoes, this was at about 8:00 pm, When he asked what I was doing I told, if I wanted anything done right , I'd have to do it myself. He went back to the store and brought back 2 gallons of milk....But I was still was not happy.
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• United States
21 Apr 07
I don't actually trust my husband to go alone to the market so I always go with him
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@lecanis (16664)
• Murfreesboro, Tennessee
21 Apr 07
Oh wow. This discussion certainly caught my attention! =p My hubby has been that bad before sometimes too, with remembering to buy things. In all fairness to him though, I do ask him to buy things all the time, because he works at a store and is thus there every day. His new trick is that if he knows he forgot what I wanted, he'll bring me pop and candy. Those are two things I always appreciate, so he knows he'll be okay as long as he brings them, no matter what he forgot. =p I hope you're feeling better soon, and that you get a LOT of pudding for that husband!
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@kelly60 (4548)
• United States
23 Apr 07
Sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well. That seems to happen so often when I send someone to the store for me. I guess I can't complain too much though. Sometimes I forget what I've gone after too.
@tammyr (5954)
• Etowah, Tennessee
22 Apr 07
Men, can't live with them and can not life without them. Well we could but who would keep us on our toes?
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