Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 4/11/12

Nothing against cleaning crews and housekeepers, but in this day and age you just can’t trust anybody. When staying in a hotel room, most of us tend to keep our valuables on our person. We appreciate somebody coming in to make the bed and give us fresh towels, but you never know when someone might be tempted to steal a few bucks from your wallet if you leave it in a drawer next to the bed. That’s why it’s just easier to take your money, jewelry, passport, cell phone, lap top, and tampons with you when you exit your room for the day. That’s right ladies — your tampons. Otherwise you’ll end up like Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone.

I think our cleaning ladies stole my box of tampons…

— Alicia Sacramone (@ASac3) April 10, 2012

I’m sure she can afford a new box, but that’s just plain inconvenient. This may be Sacramone’s attempt at Twitter humor, but most of her other tweets are fairly serious in nature so it would be out of the ordinary. You live and you learn. Alicia was careless with her tampons and learned the hard way.

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