The Blue Toothbrush

June 13, 2009

So I was brushing my teeth after breakfast and my toothbrush felt funny. I took it back out to look at it and realized I was holding the BLUE toothbrush, i.e. Matt’s!!!! It’s not that gross, but then I started to think about tooth grime and green things being stuck in the molars and I got grossed out. Ewwww!! But I did finish brushing since the contamination had already occured.

But the worst/best part of the story is that when I told him about it this afternoon he replied with:

“Yeah, I think I’ve done that with your toothbrush too.”

LOL!

He’s in trouble for another reason though (not really in trouble but play in trouble). I sent him a text that said I’d be meeting him at Great Harvest after work (around 11:15) and to look for me then. I biked 5.4 miles there only to find he had NOT checked his phone and had left work literally 2 minutes before I arrived (obviously on another route). Grrr!!!! So I went to Trader Joe’s and biked the whole way home by myself :( Nearly 11 miles in just over an hour (not including my grocery shopping). Packing the cold goods on ice in a lunchbox worked well, but 20+ pounds of groceries on my back made biking very hard!

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To make up for it we had a fun lunch and we’re going out on a little adventure (by car and by foot) together this afternoon.

Lunch is a bit of a surprise because I made a sandwich to enter into Mezzetta’s “Make That Sandwich” contest. You have to use two Mezzetta ingredients, and I’ll give you a hint that this guy involved that jar of Napa Valley Bistro Sauce I opened last week. It was an incredible sandwich! You have until Labor Day to enter and the prize is $25,000 (!!!) and a trip to Napa!!!

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This was one big sandwich on a GH Jalapeno Corn Bread Bun so we shared it

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+ watermelon!

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See y’all for dinner. Salmon is on the menu (if it thaws in time!)

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1 Lauren June 13, 2009 at 2:34 pm

That sandwich looks AWESOME! Jalapeno Corn Bread sounds fantastic – great contest entry.

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2 Marisa (trim the fat) June 13, 2009 at 2:42 pm

Yum- a corn bread bun!! That sounds amazing!

I’m loving the watermelon this time of year:)

That’s funny about the toothbrush!

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3 sarah (ghost world) June 13, 2009 at 2:54 pm

omg, they are not kidding around with that prize money!! i hope you win :) !!

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4 Adi (oatonomy.com) June 13, 2009 at 2:59 pm

Ooo, yummy sandwich. The taller the sandwich, the better! :)

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5 Recipes for Creativity June 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm

Aw, I hate it when you miss someone by two minutes! At least you pressed on and got in a workout!

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6 Meredith (Pursuing Balance) June 13, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Watermelon is just so perfectly wonderful in the summer!

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7 thepinkpeppercorn June 13, 2009 at 3:33 pm

Good luck with the contest!!!! Looks like a delicious sandwich!!

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8 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope June 13, 2009 at 3:37 pm

Haha, cute toothbrush story! I think it’s crazy how men just don’t even seem to care about things like that!

Aww, sorry to hear that you missed seeing Matt. At least you had a delicious lunch to make up for it! Good luck in the contest! :)

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9 Moran (The Running Addict) June 13, 2009 at 3:46 pm

That sandwich looks sooooo good!
Best of luck on the contest!

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10 april June 13, 2009 at 4:06 pm

that bread looks awesome! I actually saw a Great Harvest the other day.. I need to check it out!

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11 K June 13, 2009 at 4:14 pm

Oopsie with the toothbrush!! I brushed my hair with my toothbrush one time – luckily there wasn’t any toothpaste on it!

Mmm corn bread bun? That sounds heavenly!

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12 Jenn Eats Nutritiously Now June 13, 2009 at 4:26 pm

That sandwich is HUGE! How fun!

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13 Emily L. June 13, 2009 at 4:54 pm

That sandwich appears to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

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14 Emily June 13, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Delicious looking sammie!!

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15 Anne K. June 13, 2009 at 5:08 pm

Haha that would gross me out so much with the toothbrush thing! I’ve probably done it before with my sister’s brush without realizing, though.

That sandwich looks incredible! Amazing bread :D

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16 Allyson June 13, 2009 at 5:27 pm

That cornbread bun looks amazing! I am going to look for recipes so I can attempt to make my own. Maybe possible? I’m going to find out :)

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17 Melissa @ For the Love of Health June 13, 2009 at 6:44 pm

funny toothbursh story hahaha ahhh men
that’s too bad you missed him and had to carry all of the groceries yourself.

Your lunch looks so great!!

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18 Joanie Simon June 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm

Just don’t slice your hand with that salmon :)

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19 Linda June 13, 2009 at 7:09 pm

I had to re-read the name of that GH bun – Jalapeno Corn Bread Bun, wow. That sounds incredibly tasty. The entire sandwich looks delish, but that cornbread bun sounds especially special.

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20 Marathon Val June 13, 2009 at 7:17 pm

That sandwich definitely deserves a prize in my opinion – it looks sooo good!

By the way, you mentioned waiting for your salmon to thaw – I almost exclusively buy frozen salmon and have that problem a lot (taking it out the day before seems to still leave it frozen) so sometimes I will just run the package under some water to thaw it further – do you ever do this or is this a bad idea?

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21 brandi June 13, 2009 at 7:28 pm

we’ve probably done that with our toothbrushes, too. no biggie since it’s my husband, but still not my favorite thing :)

that sandwich looks awesome! I wish I could find Mezetta stuff here. All their sauces sound amazing!

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22 Lori June 13, 2009 at 8:27 pm

I’m funny about my toothbrush, too – even after 13 years of marriage!

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23 Meg June 13, 2009 at 8:46 pm

The sandwich looks fabulous! Hope you win!

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24 Shannon, The Healthy Beach Bum June 13, 2009 at 9:24 pm

wowwy that contest sounds right up your alley!!
Your sandwich looks delicious paired up with that watermelon :)

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25 Jenn (www. j3nn.net ) June 13, 2009 at 9:48 pm

I have a Garmin Forerunner 301 that I got for Christmas but it’s still in its package! I really need to give it a try.

That sandwich looks AMAZING! Good luck with the contest. I’d eat it :)

Jenn

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26 Kath June 13, 2009 at 9:51 pm

Joanie Simon,
Good memory!! I was careful :)

Marathon Val,
If it’s less than 20 minutes or so, I usually do run water over it, but if it’s rock solid, I try to think of another dinner.

Kath

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27 Lynn June 14, 2009 at 12:49 am

My husband always uses my toothbrush on vacation because he’s too lazy to pack his own. It grosses me out too!!!

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