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Laughter as brain injury medicine … Which one is yours

05 Feb

Imagine going for aquatic exercise at 6:00 am and on this day no one else was in the pool yet. It was just the lifeguard and I at the pool.  As usual I immediately began exercising.

My husband and I usually put our towels on the same chair with the shoes underneath.  Soon my husband arrived near the poolside and he shouted out to me “Which towel and shoes are yours?”

Which towel and shoes are yours?  How many do we have to choose from?

Which towel and shoes are yours? How many do we have to choose from?

I looked around the pool as though it was packed with people and smiled back.  With a silly grin on my face my reply was:  “How many towels and pairs of shoes do you see?”   

There was one towel and one pair of shoes.  The same shoes I wear everyday, and the same towel.  I’m not sure what the confusion was, or how difficult it was to figure out which pair were my shoes (only one pair and one towel anywhere nearby) … but later that day he realized how strange that question was.  We both laughed together!

I guess what is obvious to one isn’t obvious to another! It’s understandable to get overwhelmed with choices, but I’d say this was a limited choice!

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One response to “Laughter as brain injury medicine … Which one is yours

  1. behindthemaskofabuse

    February 5, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    Ahaha! So which shoes were yours? 😉

     

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