Hard to Swallow
A dad was packing for a business trip while his 3-year-old daughter played beside him.
“Daddy, look at this,” the adorable preschooler said sticking out two of her fingers.
Trying to keep her entertained, the dad reached out and stuck her tiny fingers in his mouth and said, “Daddy’s gonna eat your fingers,” pretending to eat them. He continued to pack, but when he looked up again his daughter was just staring at her fingers looking devastated.
“What’s wrong, honey?” he asked.
She replied, “What happened to my booger?”
Dana Birdsong didn’t have time for a headache that day. The (then) 35-year-old lobbyist and advocate for the American College of Cardiology in Washington, D.C. had a meeting on Capitol Hill she couldn’t miss.
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