Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Marriage 301, Lecture 157: To whine or not to whine

SH: I've got some - chafing. [From running 8.5 miles and then playing tennis for 1.5 hours.]

Me: I do have a solution.

SH: What?

Me: But you might not like it.

SH: What is it?

Me: Diaper rash ointment.

SH: No! I'm not doing that.

Me: It works. It's what I do.

SH: That's not manly. I'm not doing it. I'm tough.

Me: Oh yeah. So tough.

SH: I'm allowed to whine. I can be tough and whine.

Me: No. You can't.


TosaGuy said...

It's not manly to get chaffed in the first place. Army guys who do enough road marches with 50-75 pounds on their back figure out in a hurry that it doesn't matter how you keep a rash at bay as long as it works. Seen guys use panty hose, vasoline and diaper rash stuff as well as a bunch of other things. Gold bond powder or udder balm (but not together) were my choices.

Jennifer (Jen on the Edge) said...

Try Vaseline or diaper rash ointment BEFORE the exercise. If that doesn't work, go to a sporting goods store and get some stuff specific to the job. It doesn't cost that much and it will totally get the job done.