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I crashed into our garage door--

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

I crashed through the garage door last evening--
--broke the door--
I am waiting for a repairman to come out here--assess the damage----and see when he can install 2 new garage doors-Its a double garage--
Ask me if I'm upset----Lord love a Duck! I feel ;like an idiot---

You see, I wasn't driving our own vehicle---I was driving a "loaner" from the car dealer---
It did NOT have the rear view camera on it----no excuse though---
I shudda opened the garage door --BEFORE---getting into the car--
How stupid is all this?
How stupid am I?

We did get to the Birthday party however, thanks to a neighbour who helped tie up the broken door---

I also took my homemade banana bread to the Grand Daughter---

So there goes mega mucho dollaros AGAIN!
Poor Himself eh?--He will be over 200 years old soon and he will never be able to stop working!
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  • JANET552
    I'm glad you made it to the party. Don't feel bad about the garage door. Stuff happens. I recently came home from the library and, in my attempt to get as far over in the garage as possible, I hit the passenger side mirror on my car. I backed the car up to more over and hit it again. Then I repeated the whole thing one more time. I don't even have words.
    1042 days ago
    OOPSIE!! At least you weren't hurt! I have done that too. Not one of my better moves, but spit happens, right.

    1044 days ago
    Glad you are safe. Now what did we learn from this? lol Hugs dear.
    1044 days ago
    1044 days ago
    Stuff happens. It does. And we feel like idiots (just part of being members of the human race).

    Banana bread cures all!!
    1044 days ago
    Well that's one way to eternal life! Just tell him he can't die until all the bills are paid! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1044 days ago
    emoticon how?
    I have always wondered how someone hit their own place?

    Sorry this happened to you.

    Hugs Mary
    1045 days ago
  • LIZZIE138
    On the bright side... No one was injured.
    1045 days ago
  • TWEDEE777
    Accidents happen. It's part of life. Go forward and things will be ok. Love banana bread :)
    1045 days ago
  • MBPP50
    Don't beat yourself up- we all make mistakes. Glad you are okay. emoticon
    1045 days ago
    At least it was only a door. I don't have a garage and
    sure miss it but after 37 years, I can go another day without.
    1045 days ago
    thank goodness you are not hurt

    and you made it to see the Grand kids that is the important part
    1045 days ago
    OOPS! We all make crazy accidents.
    1045 days ago
  • PURPLE0906
    Like I tell my Granddaughter, accidents happen. Glad you were not hurt, material things can be replaced. You might want to check online, we replaced our double garage doors a couple of years ago (they were old, not working).
    So glad you got the banana bread made and made it to the birthday party. Looks like you all had a good time.
    Happy Birthday to the Granddaughter!!


    1045 days ago
    Don't dwell on the negative. You made a mistake. We all do. No one was hurt. The doors can be replaced.

    1045 days ago
    Things happen. It was a mistake. You didn't do it on purpose. Would you call your friend stupid and an idiot if they did the same thing? Treat yourself the same way you would treat a friend. Glad you made it to the birthday party with the banana bread. I'm sure it was appreciated.
    1045 days ago
    I'm so sorry this happened to you. I'm glad you didn't get hurt though!!! Well, at least you got to the birthday party on time. Have a good day tomorrow, my friend!!!
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    1046 days ago
    My DH did something similar a long, LONG time ago, and I don't think I've mentioned it since... (go, ME!)
    1046 days ago
    life happens sure the banana bread is tastier because it has Granny's love all over
    1046 days ago
    I'm sorry this happened. emoticon
    1046 days ago
  • no profile photo AKROXIE
    At least you didn't damage the vehicle! That's what happened when I did the same thing, so don't feel like you are alone. It appears from the comments,similar accidents have happened to many members, so know that we all feel like you do now. Most of can look back & at least smile at the event, so you may be able to do likewise in the future.

    1046 days ago
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    I'm so emoticon !

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    1046 days ago
  • FRAN0426
    First of all, no mention of injury to you, so thank goodness for that. Then you are not stupid, we all have accidents, which happen. We just think why did I not open the garage door? Answer--we usually are in a hurry or forget the door is closed---then we end up with a bill for repairs.
    1046 days ago
  • no profile photo JSEATTLE
    The stuff of Life! Something always lurking to trip us up. Darn it anyway. I've been putting off fixing our garage door, only one side with opener and it came off the track.
    1046 days ago
    Accidents are unplanned, unintentional, everyone has had at least one. Having one does not make you stupid. Look at it this way. If you can get the two doors how nice that will be. Something you may have wanted, but could not justify getting.
    1046 days ago
    Accidents do happen, and please do not feel bad about yourself, this could happen to ANYBODY! I just hope the door will not be too costly to repair...
    1046 days ago
    Even a smashed in garage door, when told by you, can make me smile. Poor dear Himself.

    Try to relax and make tomorrow a better day. emoticon
    1046 days ago
    1046 days ago
  • no profile photo CD3409143
    Did that years ago while renting my Mom and Dad's house after he retired. Kicking myself that I didn't just go and buy one right off the bat (would have been better off and paid off a few years ago). I know he wasn't impressed not any real damage but the old man insisted upon changing the whole thing ( the guy that came out said it could have been mended with just a panel). I can recall fixing my own DOUBLE WIDE door (there's NO JOY LIKE TRYING PUT IT UP AND HAVING THE @$#($)@@!!! THING COME OFF AND LAND ON THE TOP OF YOUR HEAD!!!! I can still feel it 8 years later).
    1046 days ago
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  • MOEE45
    I hope you are ok emoticon
    Don't feel stupid we have all in our life times done something like that.
    So happy you got to go to the Birthday and bring your banana bread. Happy Birthday to your Grand Daughter! emoticon emoticon
    1046 days ago
    Sounds like a stunt ANY of us could pull... a little distraction, a little inattention (did I ever mention stripping my rearview mirror with the side of the garage once upon a time)?
    1046 days ago

    Ah, but there is one brights spot...
    as long as Himself needs to work... has a job... and goes there to work...
    you get to be home alone with the fur babies unsupervised for a little bit !!

    See.. no great loss without some small gain.
    (that's what my gramma was want to say)

    Smile, things hurt less when you smile.

    1046 days ago
    I don't have a garage thank goodness. I am always leery when I have to back out of a parking place. I must look back a thousand times. I have learned the hard way. Just laugh about it and go on. Hugs
    1046 days ago
    You know what they say "Shoulda Coulda Didn't". We all make mistakes from time to time. Stop beating yourself up over it. Hope you enjoyed the party and your family. That's the important thing in life. Everything usually falls into place.
    1046 days ago
  • LINDAK25
    Oh, gee, don't you just hate when you have a day like that?
    1046 days ago
    It's easy to look back and wish we'd done things differently. (I speak from experience.) I've found the best thing to do is learn, move on and not keep reliving it. Life is too short.
    emoticon Nice family. Thanks for sharing.
    1046 days ago
    Hope today is a better day. emoticon
    1046 days ago
    Oh, dear. I'm glad you're ok beyond being very embarrassed. Nothing like learning the hard way.

    1046 days ago
  • SUGAR0814
    Oh no!! There's never a dull day in your world! Hang in there!!
    1046 days ago
  • GABY1948
    Oh, Lydna! It's okay. as I read this, I could just SEE me doing it! REALLY I could! But don't beat yourself up!!!! It just IS and something just HAPPENS! It doesn't make you a bad person...and you are one of the BEST persons I know!
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    1046 days ago
  • THOMS1
    I know, everytime I get into the car in the garage I think that this might happen. It will get fixed! That was a pretty nice birthday cake your granddaughter had. I bet it was mighty good. Cake is my favorite dessert. emoticon
    1046 days ago
    I'm glad you are okay. That's all that matters! !
    1046 days ago
    Lynda it could happen to anyone! When we moved into our current house there was a big dent in the garage door! It's still there! I think the kids need to help you out just a bit! Himself will keep on ticking just like that rabbit!
    1046 days ago
  • no profile photo JEANNETTE59
    Garage doors can be fixed or repaired, the important thing is that you and himself weren't injured.

    Hope you enjoyed the Birthday Party!
    1046 days ago
    It's easy enough to get distracted particularly whilst driving an unfamiliar vehicle. Garage doors can be fixed.

    We spent around 3 hours last night at the emergency Vets. Our almost 17 year old dachshund Levi started bleeding profusely from the mouth. We know he has bad teeth but our regular Vet thinks he's too old to put him under to pull them. He wants to just keep him on antibiotics the rest of his life. Anyway, the emergency Vets got the bleeding stopped and did all kinds of blood work just to make sure it was his teeth and $500 later and at 2 AM we're back home. Poor dog! He's deaf and blind and then we give him drugs (he had to be sedated because he wasn't cooperating). He spent the rest of the night whining and wimpering and I was up every few minutes to comfort him. My job now is to convince our dentist that it's worth the risk to pull these teeth. It's either that or cough up the big bucks to take him to the doggie dentist in the ritzy part of town. Lord Love a Duck indeed!
    1046 days ago
    Oh no, hope it isn't too expensive to fix.
    1046 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    Whoops, but check out out the dictionary -

    1. an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury.

    Note "unexpectedly" and "unintentionally"

    And other accidents will probably happen because they just do. And yup we'll continue to get upset with ourselves - that's life!!!

    1046 days ago
    things happen! you will get through! have a blessed day. emoticon
    1046 days ago
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