Style and Grace … and Pain

I have a history of spectacular pratfalls at inopportune times.

Last night, in a move that emphasized once again how right my mother was not to name me Grace, I got my right foot caught in my pants leg while I was getting changed. I lost my balance, and with nothing to brace myself on, I thought I was going to crash land. Got my foot free just in time to keep from killing myself (or at least ending up dramatically bruised), but in doing so I twisted and threw my back way, way out.

Oh, the pain. So I have an unlooked for day off today.

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7 comments… add one
  • katiefleck Oct 3, 2005 @ 15:36

    Wish you had a less painful reason for a day off!

  • Angelique Oct 3, 2005 @ 2:21

    Yes, I too have caused myself much pain from goofball manuevers such as that. 🙂 Feel better!

  • Jim Oct 2, 2005 @ 21:37

    I’ve done that; well, OK, similar things.
    Please take care of yourself, Holly.

  • PJ Oct 2, 2005 @ 13:50

    Owtch! Having performed some less than graceful manuevers myself, I can greatly sympathize – my Tae Kwon Do class still remembers my most graceful moment. I hope you feel better. 🙂

  • arainsb123 Oct 2, 2005 @ 12:53

    Ouch! Feel better soon.

  • Linda Oct 2, 2005 @ 12:43

    OWIE!! {{hugs}} I hope that gets better soon. 🙂

  • enyafan713 Oct 2, 2005 @ 11:52

    I hope yu feel better, Holly.

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