Saturday, December 22, 2007

Saturday Laughs 7

The Purina Diet

I was in Wal-Mart buying a large bag of Purina for my dog and was in line to checkout. A woman behind me asked if I had a dog........ Duh!

I was feeling a bit crabby so on impulse, I told her no, I was starting The Purina Diet again, although I probably shouldn't because I'd ended up in the hospital last time, but that I'd lost 50 pounds before I had awakened in an intensive care unit with tubes coming out of most of my orifices and IV's in both arms. Her eyes about bugged out of her head.

I went on and on with the bogus diet story and she was totally buying it. I told her that it was an easy, inexpensive diet and that the way it works is to load your pockets or purse with Purina nuggets and simply eat one or two every time you feel hungry. The package said the food is nutritionally complete so I was going to try it again.

I have to mention here that practically everyone in the line was by now enthralled with my story, particularly a tall guy behind her. Horrified, she asked if something in the dog food had poisoned me and was that why I ended up in the hospital.

I said no.....I'd been sitting in the street licking my butt when a car hit me. I thought the tall guy was going to have to be carried out the door.


Stacie said...

I think I am going to need a trip to the emergency room, because I have been unable to breathe due to excessive laughter all through your post! My stomach hurts and my eyes are dripping tears. I read it to my husband and son, and they loved it. My son was rolling on the floor laughing. Maybe you missed your calling as a comedian! I needed a good laugh today, so thank you!

Maddy said...

Ah the power of the tall tale, well done you.

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Susan said...

I am CRYING! You are hilarious!

Unknown said...

Too funny!! Thanks for the laugh


Loth said...

Heather, what can I say, you are a genius! This had me howling! (Do you see what I did there???)