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Where's the most embarrasing place you've thrown up?

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JoniR Tue 16-Jul-13 10:55:29

I threw up on the bus on the way to work this morning. I'm mortified! Luckily I had a carrier bag in my pocket and I was able to throw up into that, but there was loads of it and it stank and I'm sure everyone was staring at me. Then I had to carry the horrible stuff with me when I got off the bus.

I can't be alone, so where is the most embarrasing place you've thrown up?

NxYxC Sun 21-Jul-13 12:55:19

With my first I went out for a meal. My food had literally been placed on the table and I darted off to the toilet. I didn't say a word I just ran, lol. Dunno what that must've looked like. Managed to make it a foot away from the toilet before I was sick in my hands. Thank god no one was in the toilets when I went in lmao.

toni1bump Sun 21-Jul-13 15:38:32

Threw up right next to somebodys car boot stall last weekend. The poor man was selling sweets. I took one look at the rhubarb and custards and spewed at his stall. Felt so sorry i just started crying. Worse thing is everyone jus looked at me like crap. Was 20 weeks pg. Some people are horrible lol x

RedRobin1 Sun 21-Jul-13 15:49:40

Customs & Immigration queue on holiday! Bet they loved welcoming me into the country.

Doodlekitty Sun 21-Jul-13 16:01:51

In a bin in the middle of the Metrocentre. Was Very pregnant and had just been to Nandos. Was pleased DH spotted the signs and got me to the bin. Seconds later I bumped into a good friend looking immaculate on a girlie shopping trip with many other immaculate people, and I had a mouth crusted with chicken vom.

agendabender Tue 23-Jul-13 06:16:30

With DS1 (and HG) in front of a busload of Japanese tourists and their cameras outside Ely cathedral. Oh the shame.

Also pretty much everywhere else. Fuck off HG!

bellerous Tue 23-Jul-13 09:29:25

On my doorstep and then all through the communal hallway in my block of flats blush it wasn't fun cleaning that up.

madamginger Tue 23-Jul-13 09:43:11

I was sick loads at work, there was a well worn path to the loo.
I think the worst was on the m62, I had to pull on to the hard shoulder to clean myself up. Grim

Charingcrossbun Mon 19-Aug-13 16:44:42

I'm on holiday and have discovered vomiting on the beach to be quite cathartic - get it all out and then build a little sandcastle over the top! No mess no fuss!!
Did vomit in the sea the other day though (only because a wave took me by surprise and I swallowed sea water which promptly came back up!). The horrified man next to me was not very accepting of my pregnant excuse - I suppose I was in a wetsuit body board in hand so not exactly barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen but might as well do it while I can - in a weeks will be too big to catch a wave!

moobaloo Tue 24-Sep-13 13:32:51

This is making me nervous! I hate sick and I think I've only been sick twice since I was a child (both alcohol related unfortunately!) and now I'm 6w pg and feeling nauseous, but no throwing up... yet... bleugh

IceCreamForCrow Tue 24-Sep-13 13:37:52

Behind the church at a posh wedding whilst the photos were being doneblush

I was so sick pregnant with dts and dragged myself to the wedding determined to go. Big mistake. I then had to sit through hours of speeches and a big meal feeling like hell.

HumptyDumptyBumpty Tue 24-Sep-13 14:41:12

On a tramp - just got off the Tube, feeling queasy, took a deep breath to clear my head, and got a noseful of his stench (poor bloke, I know he couldn't help it, but it was full on rotten fish).
I projectile puked on him. As in, actually ON HIM. He was v sweet, and trying to help; I was trying to gesture to him to keep away.

BummyMummy77 Tue 24-Sep-13 14:57:07

On the tube just at Westminster in front of loads of tourists, all over a dog bed in TJMAXX (like TKMaxx) and in a massage chair in the Espa Spa at Heathrow having a massage off the flight booked as a treat.

Quodlibet Tue 24-Sep-13 16:06:49

In front of Princess Caroline of Monaco.

(I wasn't pg, this was years ago and I must have had a stomach bug. V v posh restaurant and she was at the next table. Feeling dreadful, took 2 bites of my food then had to run whilst projectile vomming through my fingers.) Interestingly the restaurant toilet had a revolving self-cleaning seat, which was handy.

Weegiemum Tue 24-Sep-13 16:08:37

In the "Wines and Spirits" aisle in Morrisons!

nickelbabe Tue 24-Sep-13 16:10:50

ex's parents' toilet room.
yup, not just in the bowl, but all over the floor.
and it was sangria, and a pale carpet.

and i was in just a teeshirt and knickers. and ex didn't help me at all, just let his mum and dad clean up after me.

nickelbabe Tue 24-Sep-13 16:11:33

but that wasn't pregnancy blush

i didn't throw up in pregnancy (sorry!)

i didn't read the topic header!! blush

TheFallenNinja Tue 24-Sep-13 16:13:27

First day of college, sitting at the front. All over the desk.

Mortified. Left and never went back. Joined the Army the next day.

Ghostsgowoooh Tue 24-Sep-13 17:34:00

In a bin, by the side of me on a production line where I used to work. In full view of the manager (who was lush) and about 40 odd line workers

TallulahBetty Tue 24-Sep-13 17:34:22

While I was being induced at 39 weeks. I was heaving and spewing while having to lay flat for 45 mins while the pessery took effect. The midwives were all "awww bless, are you nervous?" - cue angry angry angry from me - "just morning sickness!!"

TheSilverySoothsayer Tue 24-Sep-13 17:48:18

Back in the 50's my DM threw up on a bus while pg with DB.

Then another woman on the bus threw up in sympathy.

The bus was taken out of service and all the passengers had to wait for the next one.

TwelveLeggedWalk Tue 24-Sep-13 17:49:56

On the dog's head.

Let him out for his morning poo in the garden. Went to pick it up, the smell made me boak, he turned round to see why I was groaning, and I threw up on his head!

He forgave me.

lavenderhoney Tue 24-Sep-13 18:14:16

I couldn't stand the smell of tescos. It came on very suddenly- got out of the car, headed to tesco entrance, felt queasy, stopped went to car, was ok, kept going, got to entrance as desperately wanted foodsmile

Stood in entrance with scarf wrapped round face trying not to breathe and making little shuffles in, looked like really crap robber. Retching, tried to get basket, tesco lady comes over ( holding her short straw) and says " can I help you?" And I am gently sick into my scarf shock

She was very nice, got me some tissues, sent me back out, and took my cash and got my shoppingsmile

commonsenseplease Tue 24-Sep-13 18:40:50

Another one who filled her handbag - to the brim. Then could only think of puking down inside my jumper til the bus stopped. (I cleaned cars and buses during the hols in my school days and didn't want to subject some poor cleaner with that... not to mention other passengers.)

flowersinavase Tue 24-Sep-13 18:54:42

Looking around a nursery for DC#1: had to interrupt the Head's welcome and ask for a bathroom. Had to be helped to a (tiny) seat and fed sips of water by the (lovely) carers there. I was only about 7wks by then, so it wasn't even obvious to everyone what was going on...

rightsaidthread Tue 24-Sep-13 19:12:47

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