NEVER lose an opportunity to bring your mother into it

Posted by Lizzie on 03/22/05

We post this not to gross you out but to comment how, when we had to have a similar boil lanced, our mother’s only comment afterward was that she wished she could have watched.

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  1. Wow, between Dooce and this David Sedaris essay — an Anthology of Great Cyst Stories (Cystories?) seems imminent.

    Comment by CAAF — 3/22/2005 @ 10:10 pm

  2. are cysts and boils the same thing? eh, never mind, me just looked it up. ’tis. I always thought cysts were internal or something.

    Comment by eebmore — 3/23/2005 @ 2:57 am

  3. Hilarious. I like “cystories.” I could contribute to the anthology, but it would be a long essay trying to describe the limits of extreme satisfaction. Oh, that POP!, I miss you. Come back to me.

    Comment by TJ — 3/23/2005 @ 12:32 pm

  4. Funnier still to hear Sedaris deliver the essay, making scrunched up pinched faces when describing Hugh’s moment of “The Horror!”

    Comment by The Happy Booker — 3/23/2005 @ 1:28 pm

  5. My mother didn’t just watch, she was the one doing the lancing.

    Then she’d remove the hot-spot. (Took divots out of my small bod she did.)

    Comment by Alan Kellogg — 3/24/2005 @ 9:57 am

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