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Jaime : so...you wanna hear a funny story...grab a seat and a beer!
Diary entry posted Fri 8:43am 20 January 2012

12/26/2011 arrived at my friends comic book store with my bf. Some friends were getting together to go out of town to dinner that evening. It was about 6 ish and it was pretty dark outside. We were waiting on another friend and taking bets on when she would show up, as she is notoriously late. Surprisly she was pretty close to on time, so we went to walk to my friends car so we could leave. There were 5 of us. What i didn't know was my friends parking lot has a loading dock on the property, and he parts right next to it. I always park on the other side of his car, i never really realized that is a giant "hole" in the ground a foot from his car. So as i am walking next to his car, my left foot took one step too far to the left and bam - i fall about 4 1/2 feet.... the problem however was not really the fall, there happend to have been a dumpster in this "hole" as it is not really used as a loading dock - my arm caught the rest of my body from falling completly....soooo my right leg never actually fell into the hole, but because it didn't come down with the rest of me - it took the entire weight of my body falling. Let me tell you i was pretty shocked! It took me a minute to realize i was in a hole being held up by a dumpster! My friend later told me she thought "why is Jaime sitting on the dumpster" All of them were just staring at me like holy crap, what did she do??? I thought to myself, "it'll be okay, we can still go to dinner"...well that happy thought lasted all of a few seconds and was soon replaced with oh god, this is bad!! I started saying - I broke my ankle - its broke... all the while i am still hanging on this dumster and my foot is still stuck on the higher ground. I told my boyfriend.... we have to go to the hospital...NOW....It took a few minutes for them to figure out how to get to me because that dumpster sort of blocked me in, and there was absolutly no way i could walk at all. I could feel my foot hanging from my ankle. Thats when i started to panic. Remember it is really dark, no one can actually see anything....until they get me to the car....yeah there was blood all over my pant leg.....thankfully we live in a small town, the hospital drive was only an agonizing few minutes....Thats when i asked "steve where is my ipad??" You see my awesome boyfriend had just bought me a brandnew beautiful Ipad 2 for christmas!! I was sooooo excited about my new toy i was taking it to dinner with me to play with. I totally shattered the screen.....THAT'S when i cried!!! I am sure it was because I was just totally overwhelmed with the entire situation.... I ruined everyones night... i broke my ankle (never injured myself before in my life) and i was going to miss my inventory at work, i broke my phone, my ipad, and yes i was in pain! I think i just freaked out.... To be honest, I had no clue what i had actually done. It actually took a few weeks to realize the full extent of my injury. Well that's it for now - work has been calling all morning - never a dull moment from my chair!!



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