I’m a hairstylist. Last Wednesday, between clients, I decided to run to the gas station to get an energy drink and was hit by a car coming out of the parking lot. My own car was totaled, the cops came, both cars were towed from the scene.
I texted my next client, apologizing and telling her that due to a serious accident, I would need to reschedule her appointment. She said she needed her hair done before the 4th of July. I was standing in the street, looking at my car in pieces, on the phone with insurance, fielding questions from the cops, and still texted the salon owner asking if anyone could take my client today.
Now that I don’t work there anymore, I’m not bound by any rules on what I can or can’t say. I worked at a Casino. It’s considered the bastard love child of the chain I worked at. A week ago I damaged my ankle pretty badly. I twisted it playing with my son and now I can’t walk on it right. A X-ray showed I didn’t break it but I have a CT and MRI scheduled soon. (The first time I damaged it, it didn’t show up on an X-ray. That time I ended up needing surgery to fix it.)
I go in and try to work on my hurt ankle anyway. I wrapped it in a splint and had iced it down hardcore. Two hours into my shift I couldn’t take it anymore and my husband took me to the ER. I had been cleared from my big boss but Miss Asshole Manager was on duty that day. She absolutely blew up my phone asking when I was coming back in. Call after call, it got annoying so I turned off my phone and tried to relax as best as I could with people twisting my damn ankle.
Five years ago, I was hit by a car while riding my bicycle.
The ‘driver’ turned across the front of me, pretty much into me and I had absolutely nowhere to go. I hit the passenger door of the car then tumbled over the front of the car, still clipped in to my pedals, taking it with me !
The car was pretty damaged, I dented the door scratched the paint in many places, ripped the door mirror off, smashed the glass, cracked the windscreen (windshield) and dented / scratched the bonnet (hood). My bicycle emerged fairly well (I think I broke its fall mostly), the front wheel was bent, the saddle torn and the pedals / bar tape damaged from hitting the road.