The shame of getting busted
A Post that somehow never posted despite it being scheduled...
oh well here it is now.
Written late spring / early summer 2013
while pregnant with Buddy Bear
Well during one of my busy times I walked outside to throw the trash out. The neighbors little girl comes running up to me and tells me that she just accidentally tossed her doll in my backyard. I asked her to hang on a moment and that I would go get it for her. Upon bringing the doll back she says "I like your curly hair". I say thank you and go about my business.
The next day I walk outside to get the mail and the same little girl comes running up to me. She was asking me questions about my dogs which I gladly answered. The next question however took me by surprise.
"I like your pajama pants. Are those the same ones you had on yesterday?"
I was busted by a kid for wearing the same pants two days in a row. To me it was no big deal as they didn't get dirty and I had planned to change them after my shower when I was done working. However the look on the girls face when she asked was one of pure disgust. I panicked and lied. You guys I lied to an 8 year old. I said I have two of those pants because I liked them so much. I then quickly slipped back inside in shame. Not only did I feel bad about lying to a kid, but I also question the cleanliness of my pants.
My first move was to hop into the shower, change my clothes and do a load of laundry. My next was to hop on the old navy website and order new pajama pants. I ordered 4 different designs as they are the only lounge pants that seem to not bother my growing belly.
I know my pants were clean but showed wear. For some reason the little kid made me question them. Oh well now I have new pants on their way to my house and I will do any outdoor work while school is in session.