10 Responses to “how NOT to pee in your scrubs…”

  1. Or just replace the cord with elastic…just don’t overlaod your pockets! :)

    Gotta love those tips, Ian…

  2. So simple! So funny!

  3. I will have to remember that one for future reference. :)

  4. love it!!!!

  5. LOVE IT…..you obviously have too much time on your hands….:)

  6. Aaah, so that’s why my colleagues are all wearing scrubs.

    I must be slow!! By the time I stop and take off my “pick pocket” (Infection control Nurse – be aware this is before I enter the little girls room), undo my belt, undo the button and undo the zip, I’M usually in dire straights. And heaven forbid if anyone runs the tap or flushes while that palavar is going on – OMG.

  7. Brilliant! Luckily, my scrub pants have two strings so I don’t have to worry about this unfortunate event. But, if I ever find myself in a single-string set of scrubs I will definitely remember this! ;)

  8. Very funny Ian! I love your handy hints and tips! Lol!!

  9. ‘Emergency Rip-Cord’ love it!!! (This is why my scrubs has two ties, no need to mark)

  10. ROTFLMAO. Only you Ian, only you.

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