I have always been accident prone. I can fool around and get in trouble at the drop of a hat. Especially when I’m focused on a project – like I always am. This past week, I finished GODSEND and have BECAUSE I SAID SO on the verge of completing. I also did a lot of walking and pulled a muscle in my leg. Since I’m such a hypochondriac anyway, it doesn’t take much for me to dwell on an ache or pain. Especially when the lights go out. So, I purchased something my folks used to use - ICY HOT - a liniment type salve that gets really hot upon application and makes your muscles feel better. My dad used to believe in horse liniment, but that’s like using an industrial cleaner rather than dishwashing liquid – overkill. Interestingly enough, the ICY HOT comes in a little squeeze bottle now. When I bought it, I looked at it and wondered when they quit making it in a squeeze tube…
ANYWAY, the other night, I was very tired. I’d worked all day, I’d gone out and stayed way past my bedtime, so when I crashed for the night – I crashed. But before I did, I put some of the ICY HOT on my knee and did my other night time rituals which always includes my allergy nose spray since I’ve been addicted to that since time immemorial, I keep the bottle next to my bed and during the night if I get stuffed up, I reach for it automatically – in my sleep almost. 
WELL, this is where the disaster began. In my sleep, when I got stuffy, I reached for my bottle of nose spray and used it. 
Imagine my surprise – my horror – to realize I hadn’t used the nose spray, I squirted ICY HOT up my nose. Let me tell you, friend, my nasal passages opened up for eternity. I had brain revelations that rivaled any trip that any LSD user ever experienced. It goes without saying that I didn’t sleep anymore that night. And if my books take an unusually ‘heated’ turn, now you’ll know why.
I burned my brain. 
Have a good week! Remember to watch for BECAUSE I SAID SO next week! 



Sandy Ebel
10/03/2016 7:19pm

OMG!!! Can't imagine the agony! Hope your very creative brain has recovered.

Victoria Busby
10/03/2016 7:29pm

I can't help but laugh at this!!!! I've done something like this before. If your books take a "heated" turn it won't hurt! It'lol just make the books better!

10/03/2016 7:45pm

OMG......I could see me doing this, or something similar. I have to say you do have an interesting life. Please be careful and stay safe!!!!! Hugs, hope they help!!!!!

Gayle Lazur
10/03/2016 10:05pm

OMG 😲 I could definitely see me doing something like that! I decided to check to see if my mom's hot plate thing was hot by putting my entire right hand on it (needless to say it was and I learned a painful lesson). Just glad you are okay and if your stories are a little hotter we won't mind 😊😊

Beth Briggs
10/04/2016 11:37pm

Wow, ouch, I can't imagine how that must of felt! I do hope you are breathing better now and bring on the hot! {{Hugs}} to you my friend! Stay safe and be good to your body! I want you around for a long long time!

10/05/2016 5:14am

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Damn, talk about a stroke of bad luck! We all have our bad days and there's nothing we can do to stop it. We can only try our best to get the most out of our every day life, whether its's good or bad luck. Just be safe next time and learn from this terrible day. Anyway, congrats on your book and may you continue on writing.

12/13/2016 6:50am

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