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When I was about 4 or 5, we went on holiday with a family we were friends with. Later on in the holiday, my mum informed me I had Athlete's Foot. I misheard her and thought she had said "Ashley's Foot", and therefore went up to the dad of the other family, who was called Ashley or Ash, and announced to him "Would you like your foot back now?" I could see he was extremely confused by this.
I used to believe that bacteria had legs and arms and would move into your body, and then you would get sick. I also used to think that bacteria was yellow.
Whenever I'd get a scrape or a cut in any body part of mine, I'd go to cry to my mom and she would tell me that my guts would come out through the cut or scrape.
I used to belive that if i put my foot in my mouth, I would get foot-and-mouth illness
I used to believe that the cure for any illness was an injection! I nevA figured out that it had to be filled with a liquid or something.......
When I was little, I was deathly afraid of the hospital. so one night, i broke my finger. when my mom said we would have to go to the hospital. I begged and cried, and said I felt better. the only way my sisters could convince me to go there was saying that Rachel from Friends was there, having a baby. so i always thought that in a hospital, tv personalities were having there babies at my hospital. After all, Mel Gibson and Pee Wee Hermon were born there.
When I was about 4, I used to be terrified if my stomach hurt, because I was convinced that it was because there was a baby in my stomach.
One time I would not cooperate with my mohter when she was trying to take my temperature, so she told me that the little robotic voice that announced my temperature on the thermometer was my father's voice. For the next several illnesses, until I wised up, when she walked in with the thermometer and the vaseline she always said, in a very cheery voice, "you want to hear daddy?" My dad always backed her up on that.
When I was 4 or 5 I herd my older sister talking about the black plauge and herd it started with fleas. So for weeks I would ask my mother if different animals that I saw got fleas (like monkies or something) she would say yes and I would fear any animal that could get fleas because I didn't want the plauge
When my 8 year old brother saw my allergy vaccine (yes, the vial with the vaccine inside it), he thought it was 7-UP. How in the world did he think that such a little vial with a doctor's label could contain 7-UP, which was rarely bought at home, is beyond my grasp. He almost drank it, but he could not get the lid off. And then my mother told him what it was.
when i was little and i had a sore ear my uncle would blow cigar smoke in it and told me that it would make it better.
The first time I remember vomiting, I had just eaten a bowl of Smurf shaped spaghetti-o's. For a long time I believed the Smurfs were mad at me for trying to eat them and made me vomit them back up. I haven't eaten spaghetti-o's since either.
My mom used to tell me that moms threw up their babies. So when i felt like i was gonna throw up i was worried i would throw up a baby.
Once my mom had to use crutches because she'd 'twisted her ankle.' I got down on the floor and tried to untwist it, thinking that if I just fixed it she'd be fine. (She screamed.)
My little brother used to believe that AIDS was transmitted by the "AIDS fly," which was a normal housefly except that it had a big red A on its back.
I used to think (from personal experience) that I only threw up on certain days of the week. Those days were: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. I don't remember ever being sick on any of the other days. lol! Whadda dumb kid!
As a little kid, I noticed that vomit looked a lot like apple sauce, which led to believe that it WAS apple sauce. This is why I refused to eat the stuff as a kid.
When i was about six years old me and my mom were shopping at the mall and she had ran into a old friends with her daughter about the same age as me, and she had looked a little sick so my mom asked what was wrong with her and she said that her daughter had just eaten a big meal and then went on a tire swing and she threw up all she had eaten. from that day on i wondered how long you would have to sit there throwing up untill everything you had EVER eaten was all thrown up. lol I felt really stupid when i got older
When i was abot 4 years old, one night i got real
sick and my mom said i had a bug.So untill i was about 9 years old i thought there were bugs in
your tummy that made you sick when you did
something bad.wierd huh?
I used to think that when my mother took my temperature, and dipped the thermometer in vaseline, she was giving me medicine. I thought that the vaseilne was what made me better.