Sunday, February 24, 2008

Just call me Grace

When I leave my office, I have to walk out of the building, across a street, up a small incline, through the Hope Lodge parking lot, through a gate and then I get to the parking lot where my car is parked.

On Friday, we had gotten some snow overnight so I wore jeans and gym shoes into work and changed when I got there and then I changed for the ride home just so that I would be more comfortable in case it was a long drive. It warmed up throughout the day so there was a lot of water and run off.

I got into the Hope Lodge parking lot and was making my way through the lot towards the gate. I just had to get past the dumpster to get to the gate. Well, just before the dumpster there are 3 parking spaces. I guess I wandered too far into the spaces and there was still some slick spots. I took a step with my left foot and ended up sliding to the ground along the entire left side of my body. In the water. My first thought was, God, I hope no one saw that! My second thought was, And I didn't spill my water! Alcoholics everywhere would be so proud!

Needless to say, since it was hovering around freezing, if even that, I was cold! My jeans were soaked and my coat was dripping and I had to go and get into my brand new car wet! I ended up sitting on my pants that I had worn all day and then putting my coat to drip in the floor in the back seat.

Now, my back is sore from the fall. At least I can move around and it is definitely not as bad as the chest pains I had after the accident. But my ego is quite bruised!

13 comments:

Maureen said...

Jill -

I hope you are feeling better and that you are not sore....a fall is no fun!

Take care.

Maureen

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

Sorry you fell. The best perscription for a bruised ego is..........fabric! Yep, fabric. Fondle it, sew it, buy it....it'll make you feel all better in the morning. If not, take two aspirins and call me in the morning.....
Seriously, I hope you are ok. Take care...
Regina in MI

Carla said...

My gosh, all these falls from Prolific Quilters! I hope that you feel better soon.

Gina said...

Take care of yourself and don't do anything daft.

love and hugs xxx

Amelia said...

Hope you are better today...just take it easy as much as you can.

Moneik said...

Hope you get to feeling better. Glad you didn't get hurt any worse.

Suzan said...

Isn't it crazy how we all look around after something like your fall and hope no one saw it?! Glad you didn't hurt yourself too badly.

Hazel said...

Feel better Jill we all do it but your right my first thought is the same ,did anyone see that LOL .

Cindy (aka Peony the House Elf) said...

Hey Grace, now we can be twins. I hope you're feeling better.

Anonymous said...

If your going to be dumb,
You've got to be tough

Jen said...

Jill, I'm glad you're ok!! That sounds like something that would happen to me.

Dear Anonymous, You said it yourself about being dumb...the way you are using 'your' should be spelled "you're" which is You are. If YOU ARE going to be dumb. I guess anonymous is the dummy here.

Cindy (aka Peony the House Elf) said...

For the anonymous responder, GET A LIFE. I'm so glad you weren't hurt worse. We all need for winter to be over and soon.

Deb (vtquilter) said...

Jill, sorry about your fall but glad you are ok. Take it easy, you've had a rough few months...
Deb