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21 January 2008 @ 04:14 pm
I'm an idiot.  

I dropped a curling iron on MY FACE this morning.  It slipped.  Anyway, I'm howling ('cause it freaking hurt) and my mother calls in:

Mom.  Do you want some ice?

Me.   (yells) Yes, but we don't have any freaking ice, the ice maker quit (re: all things with a plug) last month.

Mom.  (walks in my bedroom)  Here.  This'll work.  (hands me a bottle of Bombay Sapphire that I keep in the freezer)  Soothe yourself with a bottle of gin.

Me.  (holds it to my face, mutters)  It wouldn't be the first time. 

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And you wonder where I get it.  *snort*

 
 
I feel:: sillysilly
 
 
 
dragonsangel68: GR martinidragonsangel68 on January 21st, 2008 10:37 pm (UTC)
Oh no *hugs* Still, it's good to know that Gin can multitask *smirk*
Carrie Leigh: vintage winkcarrie_leigh on January 22nd, 2008 03:39 am (UTC)
A bit to early in the morning for the other...
Jo-Anne Storm: Ow.jo_anne_storm on January 21st, 2008 10:54 pm (UTC)
*giggles*
Embellishedembe11ished on January 21st, 2008 10:58 pm (UTC)
Hee hee! Gin definitely helps. Especially Bombay Sapphire. I hope you feel better soon!
Carrie Leigh: cake or death?carrie_leigh on January 22nd, 2008 03:39 am (UTC)
It was a mostly empty bottle, but still cold. :)
Lauradream_mancer on January 21st, 2008 11:01 pm (UTC)
Ouch. I've flat-ironed my ear with my Chi a couple of times, and that sucker BURNS.
Carrie Leigh: hermione thinks you are a moroncarrie_leigh on January 22nd, 2008 03:40 am (UTC)
I look like an idiot. It hit my forehead and my cheek. :P
I'm just me: Taylorairmidm on January 21st, 2008 11:09 pm (UTC)
Aww I hope it was a mild burn. *hugs you*


*gigglesnort* Multi-task alcohol! Yay!
nbaeker: peace signnbaeker on January 21st, 2008 11:09 pm (UTC)
Your mother amuses me... the story made me cringe.

go you for still being witty, however!
seegrim: beautifulseegrim on January 21st, 2008 11:34 pm (UTC)
I missed this! I'm sorry! How not good! But I loved the gin story. You and your mother are adorable together. :)
Brendan: Alton Brown - Lightbulbbrendanm720 on January 22nd, 2008 01:52 am (UTC)
Alton Brown would be proud of your use of a multitasker.

Though... Did I miss something?

Your mom was over?

[is confused]
Carrie Leigh: dark lord's coffeecarrie_leigh on January 22nd, 2008 03:38 am (UTC)
Mom came into town for a couple of days; the kids were off for MLK day...
Brendan: BSG - Starbuck - Stogie & Triadbrendanm720 on January 22nd, 2008 05:38 am (UTC)
Gotcha.

Hope you didn't mangle yourself too horribly. :-)

Tell your kids that they're lucky. We didn't ever get MLK Day off... Unless it was a snow day.
Jessica K Malfoy: marie close upjessicakmalfoy on January 22nd, 2008 04:13 am (UTC)
OMYGOSH are you ok? once i clamped my arm in the straightening iron. it was nasty. i still have a little scar!
Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: Ginnyjandjsalmon on January 22nd, 2008 04:23 pm (UTC)
Oh my goodness... are you all right? Still gorgeous? Is it plainly visible? and Gin... HEE! (random non-drinker question: Why is there a bottle of gin in the freezer? Doesn't that open it up for the possibility of a broken bottle?)
Elizabethlittlebit_liz on January 23rd, 2008 03:05 am (UTC)
LOL. Gin. *snorts* Ouch, I've totally done that before (or something like that before...) Actually, I'm pretty sure almost anyone who's used a curling iron/flat iron has done that :p I hope it wasn't too bad.