Things you did but wish you didn't?

  1. Have you ever done anything really stupid, to prove a point?
    I want to learn to ride a bike, so my hubby and I go and look at my nephew's bike. It's a kawasaki vulcan 500 cc. I can put my feet down and hold it up I did great , I even turned it on!!So my hubby took it for a ride down the road. He said , so you gonna try it? And I am usually the most chicken person out of a group but this time I got some balls. I got on it and actually went about 10 feet w/o any problem. well THEN....I was told by the hubby it looked like I lost it and panicked. I don't remember but I fell over( good thing it was in the grass so I didn't scratch it) and I got a reall nice (as in painful) 2 nd degree burn on my leg. I got up and limped into my sis in law( also a nurse) we cleaned it and all. I mean, i would rather have another c section than get a burn. And now it has been almost 3 weeks... and I have been to the surgeon. It's healing but I still have 3 areas left that are very tender and open. The dr gave me a dirty look today when I said I would get back on it and try again. oh well, it'll just make him richer.
    Soo now that I have revealed my stupid stunt, or perhaps this puts me in the midlife crisis category... don't know....But I'll be doing again some day, when we get a bike.

    Let me know what things you have done, if you actually want to share them....LOL Laura LPN
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  3. by   OBNURSEHEATHER
    Once, I directly ignored that pre-recorded voice-over that plays at the escalator at Sears. You know, the one that says "do not attempt to walk or run in the opposite direction that this escalator is traveling."

    Long, painful story short.....

    There was alot of blood, and I still have scars and a pretty awesome security surveillance tape as a souvineer!

    I'm still frightened of escalators!

    Heather
  4. by   Momma_Penguin
    We always went up the down and down the up as kids. If I did that now I know I would be in a cast... LOL Now i don't feel so alone. Laura
  5. by   live4today
    My current hubby and I went bowling a few years back, and I went up to the lane to bowl. When I did, my feet slipped right out from under me, and I landed on my back, feet up in the air, and the back of my head hit the floor so hard it sounded like a loud "CRACKING" sound. Everyone in the bowling alley stopped bowling and fixed their eyes and ooooos on me waiting to see if I was okay. I jumped right up rubbing the back of my head, and started laughing......turning beet red in the face all the while......totally embarrassed. :imbar Looking back over that incident, I wish we could have had a video tape of it all because I would have sent it in to America's Funniest Videos and would have NO DOUBT won! :chuckle Today.....I believe I lost some brain cells that day in the bowling alley cause hubby says I aint been "all there" since. :kiss
    Last edit by live4today on Jul 31, '02
  6. by   OBNURSEHEATHER
    Those things seem to move alot faster when you're moving AGAINST them! Tore the h*ll out of my favorite pair of Levi's too

    Heather
  7. by   shay
    Yeah, dated my ex-boyfriends. Oy.
  8. by   night owl
    smoking!
  9. by   delirium
    Umm, I traveled across several states with a woman who was wanted by the FBI.
    I thought it was rather cool at the time. My father was less than amused when I called him from Texas, panicked.
    Haven't done anything quite so stupid lately.
  10. by   semstr
    last year I thought I was just as "cool" as all the other tourists in Greece and wrote my name (you know the "Renee was here") on an old bus standing there on the side of the road.
    Well........a few kilometres later, I thought and said out loud (BIG mistake) why is my left(!!!) finger hurting like hell? And there was a big, fat blister!!
    My family is still laughing about this!
  11. by   sunnygirl272
    MsPurp, you wild thang...tell us more!!!!!!!!!!!
  12. by   Robin61970
    How bout people we did ? LOL!!!!!!! Thats a whole can of worms here!!!!!
  13. by   live4today
    Originally posted by Robin61970
    How bout people we did ? LOL!!!!!!! Thats a whole can of worms here!!!!!
    Kiss and tell......are you kidding??? I'll never tell - el. :chuckle
  14. by   Mkue
    oh yes, can of worms for sure!!!!

    :d :wink2:

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