Confession Friday: Things I Did in College…

Ahh… not just things I did in college; but things I did in college that I STILL do today. Don’t judge me. In fact, I bet you do some of these things too. Be honest.

6 Things I Did in College That I Still Do Today

1. Use Febreeze as a substitute for washing clothes. Sometimes, I just don’t have time to wash my favorite pair of jeans…and I’ve already worn them 4 or 5 times. They could use a little freshening up. Especially when I pull them out of the hamper. From the bottom. Febreeze still works like a charm. (I don’t do it often and it’s never acceptable for socks or underwear…but I know it’s sometimes okay…until I find a pasta sauce/chocolate/soup stain on the shirt in question…several hours later…from the week before. Oops.)

Things I did in college that I still do today

I swear there’s a hamper under that pile… Also…this was a week ago. And I just did the laundry yesterday.

2. Waiting as long as possible to do laundry. I know that in college it was either take the laundry home for the weekend or break…or trek down several flights of stairs to the over-used laundry rooms, where dangerous or naughty things happen often and unexpectedly. (Seriously, go click that link. It’s one of the best stories I’ve written.) And I know that now it is a mere 4 feet from hamper to washer. But for some reason laundry just doesn’t happen as often as it should. (Of course, because Brian has significantly less clothing in general, I do have to do it more often than I did in college…but back then I would just go commando if I ran out of clean underwear…)

3. The 48 hour shower rule. Yes, I tend to shower every other day. I’m okay with this. If I’ve worked out, or have some strange odors coming from my body, I’ll shower sooner…But I mean, I wear deodorant. I brush my teeth. I wear clean underwear every day. I’m not totally gross. But when you’ve got hair the color of my hair and you want to keep it that color (especially considering how much it costs to get it that color)…you gotta be cautious with the hair washing/wetting.)

MAN, you guys probably think I’m the dirtiest creature ever. I promise that I’m not. I have excellent hygiene…I’m just a non-germaphobe who doesn’t like to do laundry and sometimes considers showering a chore. I don’t smell. I swear.

4. Go out of my way for a free meal. I know that I’m a grown up. I have some money. I am well-fed. But something about getting a free meal is exciting. And necessary. because I’m Polish and I don’t like to spend money if I don’t have to. So, I find free meals. And then I drive x amount of time to go and eat them.

5. I will fall asleep anywhere. Just last month…the night before Christmas Eve…I was exhausted. It was 3 AM. And yes…I passed out with my purse as a pillow on the floor of an ER curtained room. My mom freaked out on me for fear of the germies…but really it was the floor or a plastic chair. At least on the floor, I could stretch out.

6. I drink vodka. OK, so I don’t drink vodka in the mass quantities that I consumed in college, but I’m pretty impressed that I can still hold down my college poison without feeling like I’m still in college…Alright, so I can’t drink flavored Smirnoff anymore…but whatever. Bring on the Stoli.

There you have it kids…College me meets grown up me. Do you still do any of these things?

 

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Comments

  1. I’m so much cleaner than my college self. I blame my germophobic husband. Things I still do that I did in college- hot sauce on pizza. Thanks to you, and Free Pizza Night.

    • God, I miss Free Pizza Night. I’m also glad that you don’t judge me for my dirty secret. Pun totally intended. I’m fearful that I will lose fans/followers this way.

  2. Nothing wrong with #6, vodka is my spirit of choice! I try not to drink the super cheap stuff that tastes like rubbing-alcohol any more, but I usually just order the well vodka. Classy 🙂

  3. I still do MOST of these things. And quite a few others I hate to admit. Cute post. New follower from Getting to Know You Hop. Hope you can stop by!

  4. Vodka and Febreeze. You’re my kind of girl.

  5. Christina says:

    I love vodka. I hate laundry. I have a feeling I’m going to enjoy reading your blog!

    Thanks for linking up with the GtKY hop!!

  6. Sorry your mom doesn't play well with others says:

    Guilty, guilty, guilty. I do all of them! Vodka is out for now but come mid July you bet your sweet ass there will be vodka in my pink lemonade! Agreed that unders and socks are one time use only!

  7. *giggle* you brave soul! spilling it all out there for all of us crazies to pretend you’re the only one doing it *cough* =pp

  8. Good for you to be honest….I totally try a lot of these things, so you have my full support!!!! :)))

  9. OMG. The OCD cleaning nut inside me is cowering in the corner about to twitch.

  10. I definitely avoid doing laundry, I don’t know why it’s such a bother… I used to have to drag it to a laundromat and then up a bunch of stairs, but even now that I can do it in my home, I put it off…

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