Always pee before you leave.
Take a bottle of water for the road.
Trying to negotiate the times for doctor’s appointments for myself the way I can for the kind of scheduling I do at work will result in a pissed off secretary and a 45-min. delay in the waiting room.
Don’t try to pass someone on a two-lane road just because they have slowed down to 10 mph for the past half-mile and have had their right-turn signal on for even longer; they might change their mind at the last minute and turn left, INTO YOUR CAR, resulting in you coming very close to wetting your pants and a hopefully-inconspicuous-to-your-husband very small paint scrape just above the wheel well. Ahem.
When in doubt, use the larger of the two pots.
Sleep can be delicious.
I can do urine, I can do poop, I can do vomit, I can do blood. I cannot handle pus.
Always write down the confirmation number.