Let's say you have a headache. You leave the room you're writing in and go in search of a Tylenol. You take the tablets out of the bottle, and you're heading back to where you waters is when you see an open bag of M&Ms that you can't resist--just remember which hand is holding the Tylenol and which has the candy before you pop something into your mouth and begin to chew. Just sayin'.
And also, if you have a dog and need to replace your pooper scooper don't, EVEN IF IT'S ON SALE, ever choose to buy the teflon coated garden trowel. Not unless you want to practice your balancing skills on a regular basis. No kidding. And trust me, this is not a skill that will come in handy some day, unless you want to perfect your egg-on-a-spoon-racing technique.