Monday, August 9, 2010

I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up

Do you remember the LifeCall commercial from the 80's? The one where the little, old lady has fallen in her bathroom and can't get up? I remember my brother and I rolling on the floor laughing (or ROFL, for my teen readers. What? I can't talk like the cool kids?) watching this commercial when we were kids - oh, and The Clapper, remember that one (yeah, that'll be stuck in your head all day!)?

What's my point, you ask? 

I cleaned my ENTIRE house yesterday. I'm talking closets, corners, beneath bathroom sinks - THE WORKS. My mother would be so proud. I even redecorated a little, meaning I finally got the diaper changing table out of my 3 YEAR OLD'S bedroom. He'll thank me someday. 

But today? Today, I can't get out of my bed. No, I'm serious. I CAN'T MOVE. Why are you laughing? This isn't a joke. I'm glad I keep my computer by my bed, otherwise you WOULD NEVER KNOW! 

I don't believe in karma, but I know that somewhere in heaven that little old lady is pointing directly at me and (between fits of maniacal laughter) is saying, "Who's laughing now whippersnapper?" 

You win, LifeCall lady. You win.


  1. This is a great post.
    My mom told me one day, "I used to be impatient at the mall when I would be behind old people who walked so slow. I'd think, 'Why don't they pick up the pace?' Now that I'm old, I understand. They can't pick up the pace, if they did they'd fall over."

  2. laughing....I can relate. But I don't clean everything in one day. I might fall and never get back up. :P

  3. I am just happy you cleaned...

  4. Clap on, clap off...the clapper!

    Oh my gosh, I can't believe you had to get that commercial in my head, UGH!

    Really, I do feel bad for you, but oh my gosh, you have me laughing.

  5. You and me both sister! I cleaned like a crazy lady all last week and am SO sore and tired. Who knew housework could kill you?

  6. OH, no! What is it this week? I cleaned the garage Saturday, and was pooped to loop, as my granddaughter says! We'll recover, I imagine.


  7. Feel better soon, Beth! Commercials, music, clothes, everything 80's makes me laugh.