Friday, December 05, 2008

Hard Headed?

I've been told my numerous people over that years that I am incredibly hard headed. Apparently this morning I decided to literally put that to the test.

Remember the other day when I said the cleaning people were out to get me? They were at it again today. Once again, I waited until I really really needed to go use the restroom. And of course, once again the one on my floor was closed for cleaning. Someone was coming off the elevator and I was heading to the vending machine in search of crackers or something for lunch anyway so I just hopped on the elevator and went to the ground floor.

Upon entering the restroom, I had my coffee mug in my hand so I went to set it down on the counter by the sink. Then caught sight of my cleavage in the mirror making sure "the girls" were not lopsided (because my underwire had snapped earlier in the morning forcing me to be creative with the remaining underwire to maintain my high standard of cleavage and not puncture a lung in the process). I have also been hitting the tanning bed and thought to myself "God I am so glad I am finally getting some color again." Apparently I just shouldn't think. At. All. With that I turned to make a mad rush to the stall. Only there was one problem. I forgot that the ground bathroom is significantly smaller than the 4th floor bathroom I am used to. Smaller as in half the size. Do you see where this is going?

Upon turning I didn't allow enough room for clearance (because I am not used to the walls being so close together)and my forehead met the front of the shiny metal tampon dispenser. HARD. I saw stars for a few seconds and had to shake my head to get my eyeballs back into place. I promptly forgot my original reason for going to the restroom in the first place and immediately sprung into action to wipe my forehead print off the tampon dispenser. Yeah thats right, I left a forehead print. I am probably lucky the damn thing wasn't dented. Then I started laughing because really this stuff only happens to me and then I remembered why I was in the bathroom in the first place.

Its a good thing I hit it head on because if I had caught the corner there probably would have been blood and/or blindness and that would have been really hard (not to mention embarrassing) to explain to my co-workers.

Now I just have a headache. But don't worry I self-diagnosed myself using webmd.com and don't think I have a concussion. Good thing I'm pretty hard headed right? This kind of stuff happens to you too right? Right?!?

Let's review -- broken bra underwire, hitting head off of a tampon machine...yup, I'm ready to call it a week! Have a great weekend everyone. Feel free to share your embarrassing stories so I don't feel so alone. And watch out for tampon dispensers!

18 comments:

Frank said...

I can't say I have had too many encounters with either underwire or tampon dispensers...but I did get my hand caught in one of those condom dispensers in men's rooms when I was maybe 4 years old.

JenBun said...

Hmmm... embarrassing moments... nope, don't have any of those! ;)

Glad you're ok, darlin'. Have a great weekend! (And watch out for tampon dispensers!!)

Coconut said...

Hahaha, oh geeze! At least you didn't pee yourself to boot!

Ray said...

I do stupid crap like that ALL the time. I second Coconut's thought...at least you didn't wet your pants from the shock!

Anna said...

I hit things all the time...or fall down...or trip over something, ha!

I hope you are doing better! Have a good weekend.

Andy said...

Hahahahahaha... Well, surprisingly, I DID have a few accidents with my bra today.

And I'm ready to call it a week too.

(P.S. LMAO to Frank. Really.)

Rachel said...

My problem is the front clasp bras deciding to pop open on me. My twins go to nice and perky to floppy used milk sacs

Fritz said...

so our bathroom does not have a tampon thing, however it is constantly out of toilet paper, but its sneaky, you do your thing and THEN realize there is no toilet paper, one of two things 1.drip dry...ewwww, or 2. do the 'half pant down shuffle to the other stall'...need i say more...

Auburn Kat said...

HAHA! Glad to hear you are ok!

I can remember an incident I had with my bra in 8th grade or it might have been 7th. Anyways, I was playing in a soccer game and forgot to bring my sports bra, so I had to play the game in my regular bra. Granted, at the time I didn't even really have a chest so it didn't matter. Well, the bra I was wearing clasped in the front and when I had to chest the soccer ball my bra became unsnapped! It was awful!

chickbug said...

oh geez. sounds like a day I would totally have! hope it got better. =)

Maxie said...

oh lord.... I know all about stupid underwires-- now when one snaps or comes out I just take them both out. I'm too lazy to do anything else.

Cameo said...

I have waaaaay too many embarrassing stories to even start to tell. Seriously. Falling down in the middle of a liquor store (nope, wasn't drunk), running out of gas and my car stalling in the middle of one of the busiest streets in our city causing traffic to back up on a Friday afternoon then not having money to BUY gas and having to borrow money from my boss, falling down the stairs at a U2 concert, etc....

amywhere said...

Awww man! Our work bathroom has the same stupid metal dispensor, only ours holds paper towels and I've bashed my shoulder into it plenty of times!

Don't you love work stories? They are the best!

Sissy said...

As I was leaving the grocery and getting into my truck, I felt a poke in my chin. I looked down and saw that my underwire had poked through the seam and the wire had worked it's way up my v-neck and was all the way up to my chin. I'm pretty sure I had shopped the entire time with it like that. So bad....

A few days later, a woman was a head of me in the grocery check out and I asked her when her baby was due.....she told me her baby had been born over a year ago. Sissy told me you never ask a woman that unless you see her giving birth yourself. Oy vey

Hazel said...

Hello. So, unrelated to your unfortunate bathroom incident, I saw on Blanket's blog that you're envious of the celebs that she gets to see. Well I'm envious of you, if it makes you feel any better, since you get to see John Corbett. Apparently more than once. Next time, blow him a kiss for me. You know, if it's not too awkward. Thanks. :)

Mandy said...

Frank--that would be a really funny story!

JenBun--I have steered clear of all tampon dispensers this weekend.

Coconut--thank god!

Ray--I hadnt even thought of that until Coconut brought it up. LOL.

Anna--clusminess is dangerous!

Andy--bra accidents suck.

Rachel--Ohhh, I dont wear front closure ones.

Fritz--I hate when that happens.

Auburn Kat--Hahha, thats a funny story. I would have been mortified.

Chickbug--yes thankfully it got better.

Maxie--I do that too now.

Cameo--LMAO you fell in the middle of a liquor store and you weren't drunk? Did they let you buy the booze?

amywhere--lol, the best.

Sissy--the underwire was poking that far out and you didnt notice it? LOL.

Hazel--John Corbett is from a nearby town. He maintains a property here and frequents it often.

Little Fish said...

I can see the headlines now, "Woman injured in terrible tampon dispenser accident."

Ouch!

Princess Pointful said...

Ha! I am all about clumsiness, though yours is far more comical than mine. I just dumped cocktail sauce all over my livingroom floor today, which is nowhere near as funny.