Sunday, August 22, 2010

Contrasting colors

A week ago on Saturday, I decided to paint Amy's closet. It's the first time her closet has been empty since we moved into our house 25 years ago this month. A perfect time to paint, right? While standing on the top step of an old step stool, I was painting the last corner, I leaned too far to the right and could feel myself falling. I over corrected only to fall hard! My paint brush flew out of my hand along with the almost empty paint can. I ended up on the floor of the closet. My tooth went through my lower lip, I knocked my head, bruised my hip, lower leg, upper arm...etc. Mike luckily was in the kitchen and came to my rescue. He first wanted to know what I did and then offered to pick me up but I just wanted to lay on the ground and not move and then I insisted that he first clean the carpet where the paint can fell which was not on the tarp (of course). He brought me ice and Advil and finished painting the last corner of the closet. I had a lump on my head for a week. On Friday, I noticed that my bruises were lovely shades of yellow and purple. I really love yellow and purple, they are amazing contrasting colors, actually my favorite colors, just not on my skin!

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  1. Oh mom, I'm so sorry you hurt yourself. I hope you're lip is healing, and your bruises are disappearing .

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  2. Did you swear? :) Just kidding. I'm glad you're feeling better!

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  3. You be careful, okay? I worry about you when I'm not around to take care of you.

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  4. I am so sorry to hear about your fall, Emily fell off the bed 2 months ago and her tooth went almost all the way to the other side of lip, has a small scare now! one to match the one on her eyelide, fighting with big sis over a pencil!

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  5. No I did not swear, I layed on the ground and cried out in pain!

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