I don’t think I’ve mentioned it, but six weeks ago, in celebration of having lost 50 kilos, I got my ears pierced. Having patiently waited what I heard was enough time, and having seen my ears heal totally, I decided yesterday to finally put in a nicer pair than the original set.
Well, after I removed one earing, and saw that the “better” earring was no going in so easily, I realized that I better stick with the first pair. This meant, of course, needing to reinsert the first earing. And THAT wasn’t happening either.
My older daughter was away, so I went to my neighbor, but she had no luck. She was obviously afraid of hurting me, or of causing bleeding.
Next I tried my husband. I would insert from the front (which was no problem, the problem was exiting from the back….). and I asked him to stand behind me and tell me whether to aim higher/lower. This ploy was also unsuccessful.
Fearfull that the hole would close, and I would need to start the process all over from scratch, I asked Ricki to put the earing in. She was my last hope. She tried, asking if it hurt. I said “No”, so she continued…. And SUCCEEDED! Unburdened by unnecessary fears, she just kept trying until after a few moments, she managed.
Now I can see that new earrings for Passover in 3 weeks are out; it looks like I will have to wait until the Shavuous holiday in about 10 weeks…….