I slept for 14 hours last night AND I took a 90 minute nap today, Still just wiped out. I think: "WALK walk WALK walk" and my body goes: "walk .... walk .... walk .... walk." But I still have a pressing collection of thoughts that require feedback.
- Dryer sheets and fabric softener. Why? These would be at the very bottom of my grocery list. I know others buy these things as if they were a staple. You may be one of these people. I picture the people who buy these must be the ones who buy all the little things that pander to the senses. I picture their houses as a constant neural bombardment of Enya music, air freshener plug-ins, wind chimes and aromatherapy. I must be wrong. Am I wrong? Do you really enjoy the smell and texture? Is it worth it? Am I missing out?
- Mangoes. (The fruit, not the weird way Easterners refer to bell peppers.) Mangoes contain the same substance that causes the allergic reaction in poison ivy.
"Mango peel and sap contains urushiol, the chemical in poison ivy and poison sumac that can cause urushiol-induced contact dermatitis in susceptible people. Cross-reactions between mango contact allergens and urushiol have been observed. Those with a history of poison ivy or poison oak contact dermatitis may be most at risk for such an allergic reaction. Urushiol is also present in mango leaves and stems. During mango's primary ripening season, it is the most common source of plant dermatitis in Hawaii."
- Teeny little brillo pads. I so dearly wish the Brillo people had made this years ago. My under-sink was always full of rusty half-used brillo pads. Look, I have persmission to use it and throw it away.
- Peaches. Do people eat the peach without peeling it? Really? Do you? Do you eat other fuzzy foods? Are you the same people who use fabric softener?