Sunday, September 23, 2012

this is residency: waffles & rectums




On Y's most recent morning off, he was adamant about making me waffles.

It was a beautiful morning. There was nutella on the table. The waffles were warm.



And then Y opened his mouth.


Tip: don't let residents speak during meals. It never ends well. If you've learned anything from this blog, I hope it's that. (example a, b, , d)


 "Your rectum is amazing."

Imagine me choking on a mouthful of nutella. "What?!"

"I mean, not yours. Just in general. Rectums are amazing."

I did the only thing I know to do in situations like these. I blinked.

"Think about it. A small piece of smooth muscle and nerve endings can distinguish between liquid, gas and solids."

Blink.

"It can let only gas through when there are solids present. It's so sophisticated."

I googled it, guys. This is the only time, ever, when sophisticated has been used to describe rectum.

And to think it all happened on my kitchen table. Over my waffles. 




9 comments:

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    1. surely you have similar stories?!

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  2. Ah! I love the blog tweaks! Looks so fab, and your about page is perfect and hilarious.

    And can I just say thank goodness in my house we stick to the head and neck region. (Though not allowing residents to speak during meals is indeed an all-around good tip. Let us enjoy our delicious nutella in peace!)

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    1. seriously. nutella eating time is sacred.

      and thank you! of course I decide to play with the blog at like 9 pm on a Sunday...I couldn't have done this at 8 am Saturday and had the whole weekend!?

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  3. LMAO!!!!!!!!!!
    I freaking love you. And Y. And this blog.

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  4. oh my goodness gracious what a conversation topic for the dinner table! ;) haha wow. I'm pretty sure I would have sent Russ outside so I could have tried to erase that from my brain while I tried to eat those waffles...haha

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    1. psh, this was just the BREAKFAST table. Who knows where the conversation could go over dinner!

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  5. Y can discuss rectums with me over homemade waffles any day. That is, whenever he's ready to meet your creepy blog friend you've only hung out with once.

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  6. Oooo what is Speculoos cookie butter? I'm so interested..... Also does being pregnant and visiting you warrant a batch of homemade pop tarts? I know they're difficult but one of my favs.......

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