#Blogtober16 Day 4 Share A secret About Yourself

Hello lovely people, welcome to #Blogtober16 Day 4, now I know a couple of bloggers struggled when they saw about a secret, so anything loosely related to secrets is fine.

So, a secret about myself!

This was as much of a brush as I could tolerate!
This was as much of a brush as I could tolerate!

Well, my biggest secret is the fact that I cannot abide or tolerate the sound of brushes, whether it be toothbrushes, scrubbing brushes, anything with the shhh, shhh noise makes every hair stand up on end, I get that achy feeling in the back of my mouth, you know the one where you might be about to be sick, it’s a secret because some funny people then think it’s hilarious to try and find as many objects as possible with that noise, I guess they think i’m just being silly but it is horrendous.

I stand there in the morning helping the children to brush their teeth, with the tap on full, just so I can’t hear the noise, in fact even just sat here thinking about it makes me go cold, the constant nagging from my dentist that I need to spend longer brushing my teeth (yeah right that’s not going to happen, the bare minimum I can get away with!)

I have no idea where it comes from and I don’t remember it being such an issue when I was younger, maybe it was my mum’s cleaning obsession or years of dentist visits for braces on my teeth, either way it is yucky!

There we go, my secret, so if you ever meet me in real life, keep the brushes away!

I can’t wait to hear what you all feel the need to confess

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Comments (21)

  • Bear and Cardigan

    October 4, 2016 at 6:39 am

    That’s awful! I don’t like metal on metal so only have wooden or plastic spoons for cooking, my friend is worse, she can’t put metal in her mouth. She takes plastic cutlery wherever she goes. I wish I could think of an alternative

  • Jenni

    October 4, 2016 at 7:02 am

    Bl ss you, that just be torture trying to brush the childrens teeth x

  • Jules Pondering Parenthood

    October 4, 2016 at 7:09 am

    Oh gosh, that must be awful for you as it’s such a common sound! Have you tried using an electric toothbrush? No swooshing at all!

  • Nikki

    October 4, 2016 at 7:35 am

    I feel the exact same way about cotton wool! 🙂 #Blogtober16

  • Amanda Walsh

    October 4, 2016 at 7:37 am

    I don’t have any irrational fears, but hilariously my hubby is petrified of sponges!! #blogtober16

  • Kim Carberry

    October 4, 2016 at 7:48 am

    Aww! Bless you! That’s a sound you can’t really get away from. It must be horrible x

  • Naomi

    October 4, 2016 at 7:59 am

    What a remarkably random one! I know the feeling though, the shivers like when someone scrapes nails on a chalkboard. Must be frustrating as it’s a common sound you can’t really escape!

  • Anne

    October 4, 2016 at 11:25 am

    What a strange fear, it must be really hard for you. I’m thinking a lot of the secrets may be fear related. I think my post might be late on this one.

  • StressedMum

    October 4, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    I have never heard of this fear before, but it must be a nightmare for you x

  • [email protected]

    October 4, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    I can understand you feeling like that. I think we all have something we literally cannot bear – mine is cotton wool balls. Can’t touch them, won’t go near one! xxx #Blogtober16

  • Emma

    October 4, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    Oh my! I’m close with this one, I can’t bare the sound or feel of nails being filled, having a manicure is a massive fear of mine and I can’t cope when people just start filling their nails out in public. It gives me the hebejebes!

  • Tasha

    October 4, 2016 at 3:50 pm

    I don’t like nails on a chalkboard and my mum doesn’t like nails on that 3D paper stuff

    Tasha x

  • Kelly K

    October 4, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    I don’t like the sound of bubbles popping! We are odd, aren’t we?!

  • Confessions of a New Mummy

    October 4, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Must admit, this is one I’ve not heard of before! It doesn’t bother me but there’s a few that do, someone commented above about metal on metal which I can completely relate to!

  • Shell Louise

    October 4, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    Like a previous poster, I can’t stand cotton wool. I can’t think about it because it makes me gag!

  • V

    October 4, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    Oh gosh, that must be awful !

  • RachelSwirl

    October 4, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    lol isnt it funny the sounds that make us cringe? For me it’s ripping paper arrrrr!

  • Clare aka Emmy’s Mummy

    October 4, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    I did not know this! Must be blooming annoying with so many kids too.

  • BloggerMummyLauren

    October 4, 2016 at 10:51 pm

    Oh no that must be awful having to brush your teeth everyday and hear the noise! Don’t know how you cope with that!

  • Tanya

    October 13, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    I don’t the sound of metal on metal, it makes my teeth hurt!

  • Raimy Readaraptor

    October 14, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    oh that is a very random fear! Though my partner hates plastic so I am used to random haha

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