Wednesday, 14 January 2015

A Sick Kind Of Ouch

I didn't accidentally break Jason's leg but it was close.

He came over for a bit on Saturday to escape his fighting roommates, and as he was taking off his shoes I went into my kitchen, stepping around the dishwasher door I'd left open and down.

I'd kept it open when I went to pick him up to remind me to start the dishwasher when I went out next and when we got back to my place I stepped around it and thought "I should really lift that up because he might not see it and trip over it" but the rest of my brain over-ruled that thought and said "nah, he'll see it, it's hard to miss."

Except if you're looking at a text that just came in on your phone and so therefore not looking down at all and not expecting a dishwasher door to be right there at shin level and you guys?  I felt so bad.

He smacked right into it full speed and collapsed on the kitchen floor.  I could tell it was that kind of pain that makes you feel sick to your stomach and I was kicking myself for not having closed the damn door.

He wasn't mad at me, said he should have been looking, and I appreciate that, but I feel like I knew better and should have just put the door up.

I gave him ice and put some arnica on for him but he had a nice little goose egg. 

I kind of don't want to think about how much that must have hurt.


Blogger Jason Langlois said...


Wednesday, January 14, 2015 10:09:00 am  
Blogger Victoria said...

Um, yeah... (I'm cringing again just thinking about it!)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 5:38:00 pm  
Anonymous Elliott said...

Haven't done that, but I've walked into a trailer hitch on the back of a large pickup. I suspect it was about the same pain. I know I hit it hard enough to cut my shin.

I feel his pain.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 5:55:00 pm  
Blogger Victoria said...

Oh geez... I just shuddered again

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 6:07:00 pm  

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