I just slammed shut the macbook lid with some force to get up and make school lunches, and never noticed that my left nipple was resting on the macbook keyboard thingie and it got tweeked very hard when I slammed the macbook lid down. Now ten minutes later, it is still stinging and very painful. I think I might have to go off to school today with one swollen very tender nipple. This is obviously a side-effect of sitting on the couch braless, checking hubpages when you wake up in the morning.
i just laughed so hard that you brought tears to my eyes...thanks for the heads up, of course my chest is so small, my notebook would have a hard time finding where to shut on it
I would have to say the most painful thing i have done is walk and it results in my pain...
My roommates bed (since we are in college) sits a good five feet off the ground. The best way to get on it is run and jump. So I started from the back of the room to get a good jump and ran as hard as i could. Unfortunately my foot caught the cable cord and it obviously tripped me. I went up in the air and belly flopped right on the floor and slid all the way to the wall on the other side...Note to self...if you can't walk, don't run!
Cindy -oowweeee! Sorry for laughing at your pain, but you are a true storyteller and have a gift for evoking fits of laughter in me.
Perhaps you might look in to the MacBook Air - it weighs very little and has less risk of inadvertent boobie-smooshing.
Fell down the back stairs and broke my left foot. Actually I had come down to the kitchen to get some cookies and milk (10 pm). I started back up the stairs (very steep back stairway) when I set off the alarm. In my hurry to get back down and shut it off, I turned and walked out into the air from the fifth stair step. Came smashing down on ankle. OMG worse pain I have ever experienced, except for giving birth. Cried like a baby. Had to crawl to fire alarm box ( if I hadn't, the fire dept. would have come and chopped down my front door to get in.) Called 911 for an ambulance to take me to emergency. Home alone. Couldn't walk. Broke metatarsal bone and sprained a ton of ligaments. Very painful. Laid up for weeks!
A very odd sensation crossed through my chest. I feel your pain. I can't think of anything off the top of my head but I pretty sure somethin like that has happened.
That's why I wear a bra all the time, now. Even in the shower. Ya never know. . .
Must be a sign of age, Teresa, I'm getting older and my nipples are getting longer. Either that, or my boobs are drooping causing my nipples to be in places they shouldn't!
Broke two bones in my foot. Going upstairs. That was a good one
Hope your bits and bobs are ok Cindy. That musta stung some ...
waa.. you're lucky. i'm a robocop you know. 1 metal i my thigh..
You're not alone, Frogg. I fell up the stairs a few months ago and broke two bones in my right hand -- the day before the movers were coming as I had just sold my home! Yee haw!
I once had an extra pound of sugar and no canister to put it in, so - ever so aware of keeping it fresh and well sealed - I put it in a giant glass jar that was a little to unmanageable for my hands. Just as I finished screwing on the cap (which assured that none of the sugar-weight would be reduced on the way down), I dropped the whole business right on my foot (in that shallow area where your toes and foot meet). (It's actually kind of amazing how foot pain can travel up to your head and out your ears.) The moral to the story is "Don't ever put your sugar in a glass jar!"
lmao Cindy that sounds incredibly painful
I once decided to catch and pick up a stray kitten near our house. The kitten was not too pleased and bit my hand. I had to pull the teeth out to drop the cat. I was just staring at it hanging from my hand, screaming. I had to get a tetanus shot! Now I have a scar. The worst part was that I was about 4 months pregnant with my son at the time--we joked he would be born with cat like senses sort of like spiderman, but you know--with a cat.
So does he claw the furniture? Or whut?
*Janetta has beautiful babies BTW*
Poor Cindy! LOL! That is horrible.
The dumbest thing I did was ride behind my brother on his motorcycle. He wrecked, and I got a fractured knee cap. Unfortunately, that incident didn't stop me from riding behind stupid boys.
Cindy, how can anyone top that?
The dumbest thing I ever did was marry my third husband. (See, THIRD husband... that shoulda told me something right there about the wisdom of the whole enterprise.) Slamming by boob in a Mac woulda been way preferable.
Yeah, it was a bit like a self-induced mammogram! Third husband, I stopped after the first! And cat-boy? Hmmmmm If he has nin-lives that'll be good. Motorbikes can be dangerous if you ride behind a careless individual!
The stupidest thing I've done is walk home from work in the winter about 2 miles in heels. Ice everywhere. Of course, about a block or two from home, I slipped and fell--too bad not on my @ss. Then there would have been a bit of a cushion. lol. But no, I split open my knee to the bone and had to go to the emergency room. Now I have a nice triangle shaped lil scar.
Yeah, I think the boob slam I would have preferred. So don't feel bad.
Tie for 3. Actually there are probably many many more but these ones stick out.
The time I stubbed my toe against the bed post, then when I went to get IBprofun for the pain and didn't close the cupboard and banged my forehead into the corner of the door...Or
the time I sprained my toe slamming it against the tub when trying to get out...Or
When I broke a different toe smashing it into a boot walking up stairs.
I find I cause a lot less pain to myself when I remember to pay attention where I'm walking.
Okay, for mine- hmm, which tale of stupidity shall I share?
Once, I rushed down our steep wooden stairs upon realizing that I had likely burnt dinner and fell right on my bum. Totally broke the little 'tailbone' - eeeoowwwchh
Wow Cindy. That's what you call "too much information."
A few nights ago i was cleaning and lifted my flat screen tv to clean under. I use it for my computer screen, and i site here alot. The next day my back muscles went into spasms and my husband and landlord had to carry me out to the car to take me to the ER.
Thank God there are other people out there who do stupid things! Although, it does appear to be only women! Don't men do stupid painful things as well?
he will never admit it but...the day after his vasectemy, hubby decide's hes all better..goes to install a new stove pipe on the wood stove in the garage, (hes tired of freezing his ass off every time he needs to 'get away')of course its snowing, and he just HAS to stand on a saw horse, and slips, ends up straddling the saw horse...or the tiem he slapped hisself right in the balls trying to kill a fly....
One 4th of July I was out setting off fireworks with a neighbor and decided that I'd hold a fire spouting cannon in my hand so it would be higher off the ground and more easily seen......the fire part shoots straight up right???? Well I learned the hard way that for every action there is an equal reaction. Fire also shot out the bottom and gave me a severe burn that hurt like.....well....blazes. Now I respect fire a lot more.
Haha! Yes! My grandfather almost killed his two son in laws with a tractor while looking for a christmas tree...hilarious
In my drowsy state of mind, I tugged on a loose stitch after surgery that I shouldn't have pulled on...a lot of blood and pain.
I'm not sure if this is the stupidest thing I have ever done -ranks right up there - but I agreed, not once, not twice, but three times, to accompany my boyfriend hill climbing in a Jeep CJ5, straight up the face of a mountain...
The first two attempts were good...it was the third that I regretted...
I lost count of how many times the Jeep rolled after 6...each time it landed on its wheels, they would compress and launch us into the air for another spin. I remember hearing all the change fly out of my purse and scatter halfway down the mountain...and thinking I hope we run out of rolls pretty soon, cause the river is getting really close...
And I remember how hard the roll bar was when it connected with the side of my head...I endeavored to keep my head out of its path for the remainder of our trip down the mountain.
The best thing was the resulting shiner and swelling - the by product of a hairline fracture and concussion - my glasses sat out from my head at a 45 degree angle for about a week...and when anyone asked me what happened, I took great delight in telling them my boyfriend hit me
My shoes were caught fire once:) that hurt:))) ooohhh it did:)
Almost went sliding down a waterfall when i lost my balance trying to cross it. My toes dug in to the mud to hold me in place. Had cracked the nails on the big toes. Did it hurt for a month til they grew back.
I have chosen natural childbirth on more than one occasion
But I don't really think that's stupid. I haven't gotten hurt much in my life. One broken bone. No, two, sorry. One of those was doing a cartwheel. I did a cartwheel and broke my finger.
ha ha, the most stupid thing I have done was that I didn't agree to marry to a handsome man I loved deeply and still hurts and would be pain for the rest of my life!
But I am only joking!
I was busy staring at the stars and nightdreaming and stepped into a pothole resulting with breaking bones in in my foot in 2 places and spraining my ankle spent my summer with crutches
I am so pleased I'm not the only one who does stupid things! But have to ask, how the hell do you set your shoes on fire and were your feet in them at the time?
Okay, check this out.
Back in the day, G|M was a dork. Okay, I mean, more of one. So he's all riding up to his best friends place, like three miles away in the hot Ohio sun on a bike because he's like 12....and then he waves at random people, because he's a dork and OH! Parked car.
Yep. Actually, it wasn't much pain...happened too fast.
He was laughing more, and others joined in. Yep. Joined in. Thats what I said.
Slid into second base and broke my foot in 3 places. Kickball is not that serious... but when you're in 5th grade playing with the boys, I guess it is. I've also sprained my ankle quite a few times playing soccer.
I lost my neurons from the bang and sliding underneath the car. ;D
Am sure me n few other Hubbers be willin to lend you some neurons n marbles if you need lol
Ooo...now am really curious you have a abduction plan or experience to tell O do tell
Haha, here's an experience, direct from Texas:
Silly aliens, abducting human technology.
My sons love Robot Chicken n agree about the silly aliens, lol
It's all about the Chicken.
Incidentally, you may find it useful to discuss with your boys about not doing drugs.
Dood, Robot Chicken is still awesome.
Sorry, just kidding, my Dame.
I don't see you behavin badly Ixxy you have returned your kindness with your playful ways, thanks
I must beam to the store..need more milk. Or liquor. Maybe both. Beam back soon. ;D
Stupid thing I have done..let's see... going skiing on a foggy day on the back side. I continued to ski the whole day, but decided to have that one last run before calling it quits for the day. I took a wrong turn, ended up on a blue run and hit ice. Needless to say, I went down, but somehow turned myself towards the double black diamond run. I tumbled and tumbled down the black diamond run, narrowly missing the trees. As if that wasn't bad enough, it took the patrol 6 hours to get me off -- a blizzard hit and all lifts were closed and no snowmobiles could make it up on the ice. Ended up with 100 breaks in my leg, torn ligaments, broken knee cap and two complete fractures.
I was walking around a large fire barefoot. I had just yelled at my Mom to stop complaining because I was being careful, and at that moment when I wasn't paying attention I stepped on a stick that flipped a long metal brand (like a stretched out wire hanger) onto my foot and branded it. Scar's still there 3 years later and counting and the timing was perfect to make me look like the world's most idiot pyro
Years ago, we had a hurricane come through. I had two huge oak trees standing in my front yard. As the winds kicked up, I noticed one on the limbs began to crack toward the house. I was having the house expanded with renovations to the second floor. Could not let nature destroy all the hard work. I took an extension latter and saw, propped the latter up and climbed up to cut the limb down away from the house. Unfortunately, I was holding the wrong side of the limb when it finally broke. Crashing fifteen feet onto the sidewalk. Reconstructive surgery for all the fractures on my left foot....
Oooo that is frightening! Hilarious because he nearly killed his own sons with a tractor?
broke my wrist playing table tennis, then 4 months later broke the same wrist again playing kiss chase in the play ground.... i was only 10 at the time and i swear they loved to be chased
I am considered a ninja, because of all the stupid ways Ive been hurt. Falling down in law's stairs with ALL the breakable xmas gifts in my arms, I cut my finger wide open on a round soda tank at work, I walk into walls...usally while talking, I have broken my toe playing nerf foootball, I am currently healing from a nasty burn because I was taking out the pizza and forgot the oven was hot...but I think the worst was in third grade we had this big metal slide in thr playground, and someone discovered you can go faster if you sit on a chunk of ice. No one told me your supposed to let go of the ice at the end....broke my tail bone, messed up my hip, and Im still dealing with it to this day...
I was once putting posters on a wall using drawing pins and pushing the tacks in with the ball of my thumb which was working fine until the head of a tack somehow cut into my flesh and embedded itself inside my thumb with the point sticking out and dripping blood. If I tried to get it out it made the situation worse - more pain and more blood.
All I could do was bandage it up and go to the casualty unit of the local hopsital. When it was my turn to be seen and I was asked what the problem was I just showed my thumb to the doctor. The treatment was what I had tried to do and failed - he just yanked it out and I had to have a tetanus injection afterwards.
I have always been very wary of using drawing pins ever since!
I slammed my head in the car door when I went to close it and knocked myself out. I actually did that while washing my hair too... I mean I went to flip my hair over my head and smashed my head on the tub. ouch!
Course then there was the time I thought I would act like a dolphin in a pool and scraped my head across the bottom and came looking like a cling on from Star Trek. LOL.
I got stories!
I opened a door over the top of my big toe. It peeled my toenail up from the bed. The doctors were amused.
I rode an old 10speed bike down a newly graveled road, resulted in 18 stitches in my head, 11 in my lip and 6 to stitch back my index finger on my hand. I was 9.
Sandra, knocking yourself out by slamming your head with the car door does take the cake!
When I was 7 years of age or something, I was walking in a street and saw a guy fixing a dor... He was banging a hammer in a nail with large swings. At that time, yes, this is true!, I actually put my head between the hammer and the nail.
And the hammer did fall!! Ouch!
I was so stupid back then...
Hmm, then again, I still am a bit dang!
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