Sometimes on the way to your dream,

you get lost and find a better one.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

bum, poo, bugger, shit, fart

The title today comes courtesy of Kath, from Blurb From The Burbs fame. Thanks, Kath. It's not quite what I said at the time, but it'll do.

Today, I stumbled over something that has been in the exact same place as originally put when I first moved in here.

Yep. I stumbled over something that's been there for seven years. For seven, almost eight, years, my feet have moved around this item of furniture without even once so much as stubbing a toe.

Now we all know what happens when we stumble, right?

That's right, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, dogs, cats and budgies. We fling out our arms in a desperate attempt to balance and/or stop ourselves from falling all the way down.

So I instinctively flung out both arms. Completely forgetting my injured shoulder.
Holy Cow!!! That baby hurt.
I spent the next few minutes clutching the shoulder, swearing and crying.

Well, it's a few hours later now, I've massaged analgesic cream into it, I've had a two hour nap and the shoulder isn't too bad.

I'm going to be a damn sight more careful from now on, that's for sure.

6 comments:

  1. OUCH!
    Hope you're not in too much agony today and you'd better shift the offending article before you do an encore performance!

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  2. Frack! (had to say that seeing as you've already used my very favourite Poo-bum-bugger-shit-fart). That reminds me of what it felt like to flick and break my toe on the edge of the bath...... I hope you feel better today.

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  3. Only one fall, River? You've a long way to catch up with me, the clumsy that's made a over t into an art form.

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  4. Jayne; ouch would be the understatement of the century. no chance at all of moving the offending article, it's my bed and weighs a ton.

    Kath; I do feel better, but the shoulder is aching almost at the level it was when I first stopped working. I'd been able to stop taking truckloads of panadol, but today I'm back on them.

    JahTeh; I've had other falls, I believe I mentioned a tumble or two in a previous post about shopping with my granny trolley. I'm usually really steady on my feet though.
    I probably just need to remember that I'm not as young anymore and should probably walk a little slower. Especially in rooms full of furniture.

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  5. Jahteh I was going to say you've made falling over a 'lifestyle' but art form will do: Public Performance.

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  6. So true, Robbert, which is why I always wear my knickers when leaving the house.

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