Amazing Grace

15 Jul

Last night, The Squire and I went to a baseball game.

Our seats were exactly in the middle of the row, and although the row in front of us was nearly empty, our row was occupied from end to end. About midway through the game, I decided to go out and get something to eat – chicken tenders for the carnivore in the group and cheese nachos for myself, plus a soda to split.

Going out, and heading downhill, I stepped onto the seat in the row in front of us.  Coming back, I handed the food to The Squire, but still had the soda in my hand. Going up, I again stepped on the seat of the row in front of us – and slid DOWN the seat, getting my foot caught between the back and the seat.  I felt as if my leg was caught in a bear trap! I pretty much managed to hang onto the soda, but squeezed the cup and splashed a fair part of our drink all over my front, as well as several spectators, and the book I was reading.

A bad sprain, but all bandaged up this morning, and I think I’ll survive.

One Response to “Amazing Grace”

  1. Reverend Ref July 16, 2012 at 2:38 pm #

    Did you have that feeling just before stepping on the seat, or as your foot was starting to rest on it, “This isn’t good?”

    I’ve torn up an ankle more than once while landing after a jump. Both times, while in the air, I thought, “This is going to end badly.”

    Take care of yourself.

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