Sunday, January 4, 2009

Do you have candy in your purse?


I rarely keep candy in my purse. If I have any candy, it usually gets eaten on Sunday mornings by my family during church. (I know, shame on us) However, I have been carrying around a candy cane for several weeks, that had managed not to be eaten until yesterday. I was out shopping yesterday, in a crowded store, when I heard a lady let out a huge *sigh*, as if she were out of breath. I then felt someone tap me on my arm and ask "M'am, do you have any gum or candy in your purse? I am a diabetic and I feel like I'm going to faint." I knew I had the candy cane and quickly handed it to her. She grabbed the candy and started eating it and said, "oh thank you! I love you." I've never had this happen to me in my life. I was glad I could help the lady. This may never happen again, but I think it's a great idea to keep candy tucked away in my purse.... just in case!

9 comments:

ancient one said...

I usually have Ludens cough drops in my purse.. and everyone knows they are just candy... but it will soothe a tickle cough... Should I do more?

I'm glad you could help!

Debbie J. said...

That was great that you were able to help. She must have known you were a nice person just by looking at you. Diabetics should always carry candy with them, but I'm sure its easy to forget sometimes! :o)

Chocolate Cat said...

So glad you were able to help. I think my problem would be having to replace the candy daily!!!

Utah Grammie said...

What a great way for you to start this New year! Not only by helping this woman, but by sharing this great idea. I'll be you felt so glad to have had that to help - God does work in mysterious ways, huh?!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

How great that you were there when a stranger needed you!

Nancy Jo said...

Hi PEN PEN,
gOOD FOR YOU! i USUALLY KEEP SOMETHING IN MY PURSE BECAUSE WHEN i USED TO WAITRESS WE HAD SO MANY THAT WERE THAT WAY. tHEY WOULD NEED SOMETHING BEFORE THE FOOD CAME.So I keep a feww cadies in my purse.
Look all caps and other stuff! How is your new home? Happy there? Are you working? Maybe if I had read all your posts I would know.
I went to the thrift today, and did a lot of messing around the house. Its all on my site if you have the energy.
Happy New Year to you and your family and the pigs.
NANCY JO

Beemoosie said...

What a neat story...God's timing, right!? I love altoids, peppermint or cinnamon. I was never a big gum chewer, but I've picked up a denteyne original habit lately too!

Danielle said...

God meant for that candy cane to stay in your purse and not get eaten.

Sandy said...

How great that you could help!