Thursday, May 22, 2008

Oooops....


I won't be working for at least a week or so, or putting any pressure on the palm of my hand because yesterday I did something really stupid. I tried to use the tip of a butcher knife to get the seed out of an avocado by holding half of the avocado in my right hand and sticking the knife in the seed with my left. You can probably guess what happened with my story build-up, but apparently the knife found the seam of the pit and slid all the way through the avocado straight into my hand. The bone that is in the middle of my hand stopped the knife from going all the way through. I nearly fainted from the shock of it and the massive amount of adrenalin that was released in a short amount of time. Don't worry, I'm o.k. and I should heal fine (in lieu of stitches I opted for a superglue type substance that holds wounds shut,) but I just needed to recount the events to hopefully get them to quit replaying over and over in my head. I didn't sleep very well last night...

9 comments:

Kristen said...

Ouch!! I am glad you are ok, but it still sounds very serious! I do hope you heal fast and do not have any avocado PTSD.

The pie was super yummie, I ate it standing up in less time than it should have taken, really good!

k10

Cole said...

Oh Yikes!
That glue stuff works great, I hope you feel better and are able to eat an avocado again without remembering the episode!

Courtney said...

Ouch! That is awful! I hope you heal quickly!!!!

Jessica said...

Sorry to hear that...hope you heal quickly!

bill said...

Ouch... I hope you got revenge on that slippery pit. I'm thinking meat tenderizer!

Do you have to get a Tetnis Shot for guacamole?

Amanda Conley said...

Luckily I'm up to date on my tetnis vaccine...so I don't have to worry about it;)

Carrie, The Modern Housewife said...

yikes! love the visual, too. would be better with a bloody knife...

Amanda Conley said...

I didn't have the foresight to take a pic of the knife all the way through the avocado...actually I'm kinda glad I don't have a picture of it. It really creeps me out. Just setting up that photo was creepy enough!

Courtney said...

That's crazy; I'm so glad you're okay! I'll never de-pit an avocado again without thinking about that!