Thursday, August 11, 2011

one way to get back at a pregnant person

I have discovered something from the other side that I wish I knew a year ago.  Silent but awesome way to quietly torture a smug preggo . . . .

wear a lot of bad perfume.

I have seriously always hated perfume.  I think there is nothing more offensive than someone who wears too much.  I would rather sit next to a dude with the worst BO than to sit next to a woman that think she smells good.

I ask - If its socially unacceptable to go around having your music audible to everyone, why do I have to smell you?

Now with my very keen sense of smell - perfume is driving me batty.  I went to the doctors for my ultrasound and there was a 60 ish woman in the elevator that stunk up the whole place.  If she was a little younger or I was less happy I would have asked her to take the stairs.  I literally plugged my nose and made my husband laugh.

SO anyway - if you ever want to be a little subtle and make your smug pregnant acquaintance slightly uncomfortable - theres your answer.

9 comments:

  1. I am one of the lucky ones that ends up with dog nose and hyperemesis when I'm pregnant. I was at a department store when some lady was shopping nearby me- wearing a vat of perfume, or so it seemed. It was not pretty. So I feel your pain. Here's to many more dog nosed days for you ! :)

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  2. Um, every month I get like that for a few days. Let's just say it is part of my monthly confirmation of NOT being preggers. For a while it got so bad that I had to have a doctor's note saying that I could not be around coworkers who used scented products. Oh, and the cleanser aisle at the grocery store? I can smell it as soon as I walk in the door. At least you have a sensitive nose for a purpose!

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  3. My husband is like that on a regular basis. I used a slightly different face cream one night and, an hour later, he got into bed with me and started coughing. And, by slightly different, I mean a different "unscented" face cream!!

    But, truly, I can't stand when people are overly perfumed.

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  4. missing your posts. Hope you're doing alright...and anxiously awaiting some sort of update...

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  5. I'm worried about you. Please give us an update.

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  6. Yes, we so hope, regardless of the circumstances, that you are taking care.

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