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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Worms Between My Toes

My dad use to tell us that if we slept with socks on we would get worms between our toes. As an innocent and accepting child, I believed him and removed my socks every night.

It wasn't until I was older and more rebellious that I actually did it. I slept with my socks on. And I woke the next morning wormless with warm feet. Ever since I've wondered what the heck my dad was talking about all those years. I'm still not sure what he was talking about then and often am not sure what the heck he's talking about now.

Tonight it happened. I got a worm between my toes.

I got home from work and realized Eric left Cailyn's daily sheet from daycare in the car. Without thinking about slipping on some flipflops, I ran out in the driveway with naked feet to grab the sheet. On my way back in, I mishopped and landed right on a......worm. Not just any worm. A dead drowned worm. It smooshed right up between my middle two toes. Ew. I'm having a hard time reliving it. It was possibly the most disgusting thing that has ever happened to me. I scrubbed my toes extra long tonight and will never go outside in the rain again barefoot.....or wear socks to bed, just in case.

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