Earlier this week, I woke up at 5:30 ready to start my day. I stretched, said a quick prayer, and stepped into the bathroom to brush my teeth.

Everything was absolutely fine…until, out of the corner of my eye, I saw something move. A creepy crawly bug. My worst nightmare.

So, I quickly grabbed some tissue and went to capture the stupid thing. I wasn’t quick enough because it escaped under our scale. I then thought to myself, “Shit. Now what?” So I moved the scale with my foot, and sure enough, the little guy scurried out. At this point, I knew I was wasting time. Chances were it would escape again.

So I did what anyone in my shoes would do, I grabbed a bottle of Vishnu’s shaving cream and placed it on top of the bug. And left it there for Vishnu to deal with.

Most Thoughtful Wife of the Year 2

It occurred to me that sleepy Vishnu would wake up, stumble into the bathroom, and knock over the bottle. And this would mean that there would still be a bug in our bathroom. So I texted my husband to warm him.

Most Thoughtful Wife of the Year 1

Most Thoughtful Wife of the Year. Right?!

And sure enough, when I came back, the bottle of shaving cream was on the counter and the bug was nowhere to be found.

I explained to Vishnu what happened hoping to make him laugh.

But no. I got an eye roll and an “Ok, Par.” Although, I have a strong suspicion that when I turned my back, he smiled.

Anyway, like I said…Most Thoughtful Wife of the Year.

By Parita

12 thoughts on “Most Thoughtful Wife of the Year”
  1. OMG hahahahaha. This is hysterical!!! Not only is it hysterical, I now know what to go when there’s a bug and the hubby isn’t around to kill it. Thanks for the great idea…I’m sure the hubby will appreciate it 🙂

  2. I think the text qualifies you as super nice!
    You are much better than me – I will text my husband a picture of his coffee mug that he left sitting in some random spot just to make sure he knows that he left it out instead of putting it up.
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    1. Haha! I should start texting Vishnu pics of his socks that he leaves all over the apartment! I wonder what he would say…hmmm…

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