Neosporin, Funnies, & Giveaway Winners

February 22, 2012 · 30 comments

The stitches are gooooonneee!

Fun Fact: Remember when I was told last week I couldn’t run for the rest of the time my stitches were in because they were getting red and irritated? It turns out I have an allergy to Neosporin.

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Have you ever heard of such a thing?! Apparently, we grossly overuse Neosporin for everything, which can lead to an immunity to the cream. And now my body resists its healing effects and breaks out in a rash.


To avoid this, use Aquaphor. It’s like a Vaseline with healing agents in it (and if you can’t find Aquaphor, Vaseline works, too).

And there’s your lesson for the day.

And since you know I never teach you anything without providing a giggle or two, allow me to share some quality damnyouautocorrects I haven’t seen before. My friend Maggie sent these to me, and I feel like it’s pretty rare I find new ones.

I mean… if it meant I got a unicorn, I’d probably become a cop, too.

And finally, the winners of the thinkThin® thinkWellness Bar Giveaway:

Congratulations to Calee, Kaitlin, Dorsa, Nicole, Chelsea, Nadine, Kelly, Bri, Haley, and Kelly! Please e-mail me at with your mailing address so you can receive your box of thinkThin bars from thinkProducts!

I’m excited for you guys. I just ate my last one, and it was a sad, sad day.

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1 Dorsa @ Running Thoughts February 22, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Yippieeee Winner winner chicken dinner 🙂
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2 Kaitlin @4loveofcarrots February 22, 2012 at 4:03 pm

yayy!! You made my day and I am seriously dieing at your text’s especially the convo with your mom, too funny!!


3 Emilie @ Emilie's Enjoyables February 22, 2012 at 4:07 pm

those auto correct texts are amazing. Thanks for sharing, it put a smile on my face 🙂
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4 Julie @ Peanut Butter Fingers February 22, 2012 at 4:10 pm

question: how long did it take you to make the image of all the pics & winner’s comments? 5 hours? 10?
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5 Jana @ Newly Wife Healthy Life February 22, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Ha ha oh my gosh! I just laughed out loud in my office about the tuna in the underwear/ Tupperware! Ha ha that is priceless!
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6 Theresa February 22, 2012 at 4:23 pm

autocorrect is the bane of my existence, lol. but i dont mind laughing at others peoples expense 🙂
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7 Shannon February 22, 2012 at 4:35 pm

The unicorn one still has me cracking up. Thanks Alyssa 🙂
On another note, my phone autocorrects your name to Alaska. It also wants to capitalize Autocorrect.
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8 Celia February 22, 2012 at 4:37 pm

Those autocorrects are hilarious!!
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9 Yellow Haired Girl February 22, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Autocorrect is probably going to ruin my life someday (have you seen the “i’m in bed with a nasty clown” commercial? youtube it) but I definitely enjoy laughing at others! Hahahaha thanks for sharing. I definitely giggled at the first one 🙂
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10 Kristin @ FoodFash February 22, 2012 at 6:53 pm

I <3 Aquaphor! It's actually my go-to lipgloss…
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11 Brie February 22, 2012 at 7:06 pm

Oh man, thanks for the laugh today! I hadn’t seen any of those autocorrects yet, sooooo funny!


12 Amber K February 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm

I so don’t understand DYAC. I can understand typing fast and sending a word wrong once I guess. But repeatedly? Do people not realize they can edit their words? C’mon now!
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13 Lindsey @ Happy or Hungry February 22, 2012 at 8:07 pm

I wish I had my very own unicorn.
Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, makes me laugh like a good DYAC.
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14 Blakely February 22, 2012 at 8:17 pm

I found out in a similar way that I had a neosporin allergy too! You can also use polysporin in addition to the things you listed.
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15 jamie @ getalivingsense February 22, 2012 at 11:32 pm

Bahaha, those autocorrects are grrrreat. Also, I HAVE heard of being allergic to neosporin, so I use polysporin instead (I guess it doesn’t have the irritating ingredient?)
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16 Aria February 22, 2012 at 11:54 pm

I literally just sat here and laughed so hard that I started to cry with those autocorrects! Too funny!!!


17 Jamie February 23, 2012 at 12:29 am

SO weird you were allergic to neosporin all this time!!! YOU FREAK…. bahaha see you tomorrow let Chloe be my guide


18 Erin February 23, 2012 at 1:04 am

I’m surprised your derm didn’t warn you about this. I had a basal cell carcinoma removed in the summer, and they told me to use polysporin. I asked why and they told me a lot of people are allergic to neo. Hope you’re feeling much better 🙂


19 Lauren @ Chocolate, Cheese and Wine February 23, 2012 at 2:17 pm

OMG – I’m allergic to Neosporin too. Actually, it’s Neomycin that I’m allergic to which means I cannot use neosporin. How annoying
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20 Andrea @ Andrea Out Loud! February 23, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Wow the neosporin thing is interesting! Thanks for sharing!
And those are good autocorrects bahaha
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21 Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers February 23, 2012 at 3:43 pm

Congrats to all the winners. 🙂 Aquafor = Another Winner, love that stuff
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22 Paige @ Running Around Normal February 24, 2012 at 1:13 am

Who would have thought it was because of the actual ointment?! I’ve been using neosporin on a bad cut I got last week all week.
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23 Jer Marie April 1, 2012 at 8:02 am

It certainly entertains me, the pictures I mean. And I can’t wait for the cop with its own unicorn to arrest me……. Hehehehehe
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