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I Had Stitches

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    Stitchees Unite!

    When I was, like, twelve, my friends and I were having a good ol' fashioned rock fight, and my friend timmy threw a HUGE boulder into the air, and I thought it would be funny to get under that thing, and whack it off my head.  Well............WHACK!  I put my sox cap...
    williamzanzinger williamzanzinger 26-30, M Oct 28, 2008

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    The Shiny Can

    A shiny thing on top of the garbage - - must have it!  Reach to pick it up - - sudden pain!  Hand red and hurting!  Scream, cry!  Find mother!   Carried to bus stop.  Bus ride.  Strange place. Man does something with bent pin. This is...
    Alaskan76 Alaskan76 70+ 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Dumb, Dumb.

    I was 7 and rather upset with one of my step sisters. I had her sunglasses and thought i would break them by sticking my thumb through the lense ...Real smart!
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    Ouch!!!

    When I was 14 I fell off my bike. Leg landed on top of te screw that holds the spokes together and in to my shin it went.  I screamed so loud my neighbors could hear me. Best part was my 11 year old brother got to help the doctor put the stiches in. He loved it!  the...
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    Me Vs. Metal Bar

    I was working at the JC Penney Outlet. I was part of what they call the filling crew. I took items out of the stockroom and put them on the floor. My brilliant (*sarcasm*) lead that trained me showed me how to use that stick (with the hook on it for getting clothes) for getting...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    I Wanted to Punch My Doctor and Stepdad

     In February of my sophomore year I got an urge to move some furniture within my room as it was mainly my mother's stuff, which was of course in my way. Nothing seemed to be out of the normal as we removed the potpourri jars onto the floor so that we could move the...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Apr 20, 2009

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    In My Infinite Wisdom...

    I had decided it was a good idea to open a can of Beefaroni by stabbing it with a butcher knife... guess what I stabbed instead? The rest is history.
    jenniejsmith jenniejsmith 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    A Couple of Times

    That same damn nursery school! When I was three years old, I was in school, kneeling on an old radiator and staring out the window dreaming about the playground slide when I slipped and hit my forehead on the window sill. Blood everywhere...hmm...maybe that blow to the head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    Matching Scars

    When I was around three years old, my sister was pushing me around the square in my buggy, without my restraining belt on. She asked me if I wanted to go faster or slower, she said I said medium and as she didn't know what this meant she pushed me really fast and hit a curbstone...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F Dec 6, 2007

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    I Was Little

    The first time I had stitches I was very young. I was about three or four and I went downstairs to the basement to watch my grandma wash clothes. While I was walking I tripped over a pile of clothes fell and split my head open on the treadmill. Blood was everywhere on my face on...
    EmoMusicLuver EmoMusicLuver 16-17, F Sep 20, 2010

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    A Lesson I Didn't Learn

    My mom tried to shoo me away from the bathroom paranoid I'd get my fingers caught, but being the stubborn mule that I am just went to the other side. I put my hand in the crack right as she shut the door. The door crushed my toddler fingers. The hinge pinching my right ring...
    LostLotus LostLotus 18-21, F Oct 27, 2010

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    Too Many and Too Often

    The minor incidents didn't bother me. The usual repairs, nips or tucks didn't phase me. It was the repeated visits. It's the opening and closing, opening and closing of my back that annoyed me. Finally, after several botched attempts I said, "If you can't get it right...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F Jul 17, 2009

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    Yea my brother and I were pickin bottles xD (

    where I live you get money for taking in bottles ) and my brother smashed the bag on the ground and there was glass inside and left it there so I picked it up and it came back at my leg and stabbed me about an 1 deep . I got 5 stitches lol..
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 8

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    Nail Through The Arm!

    I don't remember how old I was, I would say I might have been in like 3rd or 4th grade... well, my dad and his friend took me and my brother out fishing.  And we wanted to swim, so we went to a dock a little further down, my brother jumped right in.  Me?  It freaks me out a...
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Scares Are Just More Then Marks .....Memories For Life On You

    i have allot of scars and stitches ....32 stitches, one small burn scar, small scar above my lip few more small scars ........all these scars define me, each of them are memories of pain i have gone threw.... the pain i gained by people , by me and by god... the pain that...
    losttourist564 losttourist564 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    Saw My Bone

    One day I was out biking and I decided to hit a jump like an idiot. Then I was hiting the landing alright but my right foot slipped of the peddle and the peddle then procceded up my leg. After lying on the gound for a while and nearly passed out I had to getup because there wasn...
    wolf911 wolf911 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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    Skateboarding

    many, many stitches all over my body from that seems like skateboarding = stitches  and snowboarding = concussions :) I have a hell of a life
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    I Have Lost Count On How Many.

    It would be more than one hundred.
    RobynTheBeautiful RobynTheBeautiful 41-45 1 Response Jun 27, 2011

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    Interesting Experinece!

    I was 2 or 3 at the time. It was summer and I was playing with a big purple ball while my mom was sweeping. The broom didn't have a handle and was sharp. Anyway I threw the ball against a wall and it got stuck in this little thing that had 4 boards built around it. I ran to get...
    cupcake867 cupcake867 31-35, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Like a dumbass i decided to play football in

    the church do a church festival or something like that. I was running and my friend led me with the pass and bang, straight into the radiater. I dont know if i spelled that right. I basically just cracked my head open and blood was everywhere. It was pretty nasty. I got 40...
    Arthurrr Arthurrr 13-15, M Jan 7

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    3 Surgeries In 18 Hrs.

    Earlier this year i was hospitalized with a sinus infection. The doctors don't know where it cam from or how it started. I came to the hospital because i had massive headaches, i wasn't eating, and my eye was completely swollen shut. So when i got their  I had to take a CAT scan...
    CrayCrayisMe CrayCrayisMe 22-25, F Jul 23, 2011

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    Woodshop Accident

    Junior year of high school I signed up for woodworking 3. I had done the previous classes required and was rather excited about building cabinets and a shed. The cabinets were done by assembly line until it was time to install the doors. I wanted to add a little pizzaz to mine so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25, 2011

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    Two In The Lip

    I'm in with the cool kids now! Earlier this week I slammed my face into a stop sign pole. Texting was the culprit. It's looking good, and there isn't much pain anymore. I actually feel pretty cool- it's a mix of botox, Elvis syndrome, and cool-chick-who-gets-in-fights look.
    EPKate EPKate 26-30, F Jul 9, 2010

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    Staples Too

    Stainless steel staples I feel for you I fell and broke my hip and they had to do a partial replacement. I kind of liked the staples all 22 of them I had something to show for all that pain. I'm glad that it is healing up, I taped my leg shut after they took the staples. Meditate...
    peggypebbles12 peggypebbles12 56-60 1 Response Apr 13, 2012

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    I Fell In A Department Store....

    I fell in a department store when i was like 5 yrs old. The reason i fell ws not because i was running or anything like that, it was a vaccum cleaner cord stretched out. I did not see the cord until after i had struck my head on a corner of an empty display riser. The corner...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 1, 2010

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    In My Head

    When i was pretty little my brother and i were attempting to build a tree house unsupervised. Things were not going well for me because i was terrified of heights. My brother told me to stay down and nail some boards into the ground. Whatever happened resulted in the hammer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 31, 2010

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    Several Times

    In my chin, in my thigh, and have had several moles removed from my neck. I also had a cycst removed off of my face and had several stitches. Hopefully I wont have to have any for quite some time!
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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    When I Was About Five Years Old.

     I was in the backyard of a friend of the family's house and was closing the back door. They had a few steps up to the back door, and there was no railing. I turned around to go down the steps, fell off the side of them, and landed on my chin on bricks. Ouch. My dad was in...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2008

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    I Had Stitches

    I had stitches after my appendix was removed.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 25, 2012

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    Giggle

    Three times... ok four. Once for jaw surgery and three times for babies the size of watermelons coming out of my LEMON! Yeah what a great place to stitch!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    Yaha...

    I have about 8 in my knee when I crashed my bike, and another 6 in my tongue when I licked a knife when I was 3 (shut up I was a kid =P )
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 1, 2010

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    Hug With A Lamp Post

    Well when i was 13 i was out riding my bicycle i went around to rodgers house this kid i knew he liked to make bets if it was not pogs it was some other idea. So i got there he said i will race you and give you a 10 second head start for £5 and i said right your on and...
    sarahbethuk sarahbethuk 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2010

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    Lobotomy Try-hard

     When I was 22 months old my mum was taking my sister to school in our old Valiant, (no seatbelts fitted in car), and all the kids went too. A semi trailer went through the stop sign and hit our car and I went through the windscreen. I now have a scar across my forehead that...
    theNood theNood 36-40 Aug 25, 2009

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    On My Titter O.o

    I've been sewn up only once, on my left breast. I had to get a mini surgery to remove a discolored skin area that was turning into cancer. (I soooo freaked out when they told me xP) They injected it with a huge needle which didn't hurt at all surprisingly, cut it out and stitched...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll 18-21, F May 8, 2011

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    Chainsaw.. It Wasnt On. Lol

    i was putting my bike back into my back yard and i saw the sharp blade of a chainsaw peaking out from underneath a tarp. i put my bike away and came back to it.   slammed my leg into it. purposely. and kept pressing untill i saw blood start to bubble up around it. i backed...
    asdflkjghlove asdflkjghlove 16-17, F Feb 11, 2008

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    But I Pull Them Out

    I have had many many stitches but I tend to always rip them out causing me a lot of trouble.Most of those I've had have been from cutting and I hate having stitches so when I'm feeling like hurting myself I bite a hold and rip it out of my skin. I know I should really stop this...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki 18-21, M Mar 11, 2012

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    My Bone Is Visible

    My little brother is accident prone, towards himself and others. The one day I came back from a nature walk, (from the woods in my back yard) to find my little brother trying to play a prank on me. In our home my door is right next to the bathroom. Well, my brother had the stupid...
    bloodmoon777 bloodmoon777 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2011

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    Stitches...

    So many, on so many occasions, I cant even count them. Supposed to be sexy though so it's all good :p
    Halllex Halllex 31-35, M Sep 20, 2011

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    Nuns And Ambulances

    When i was seven, i tried to pick pears from a wall which separates a horse chestnut field and a convert. I fell off the wall, needed eight stitches in my head and was taken into the convent while i waited for an ambulance. It was bizarre. 
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Ummm... Well my sister

    and I were jumping on our parents bed and me being the clumsy person I am... Well I fell and knocked my head into a glass table and poof 13 stitches in the back of my head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25

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    Staples And Stitches, Oh My.....

    When I had a bad wreck in 2008 i came home with over 100 staples and stitches in my head, under the skin and outside. They had shaved my head and you could see them really good. on the left side of my head i had like 2-3 "train tracks" of staples running and on the right side i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 1, 2010

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    In the Head

    I was about 5 maybe and my mom was driving the car. Someone pulled out in front of her and she had to slam on the brakes....well, I was in the backseat and did not have a seat belt on. Needless to say..she hit the brakes and I went over the front seat and hit the dashboard and...
    weather1965 weather1965 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2008

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    Had A Few

    The first time I got stitches was my first day of school, when I split head open on a rock after being pushed off a seat. Since then, I've had more stitches, mostly to the head. Next time I was about 12. I was hit by a car and went head first through the windscreen. Even all...
    Becnme Becnme 56-60, F Jul 29, 2010

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    Such a Long Time Ago

    I had to get 10 stitches in my left arm about 6 years ago.  I had been cutting myself for about a year and a half when I got them.  The time I had to get stitches only one thing was different - I had a brand new straight-edged razor blade.  All of the other times...
    tinythesp tinythesp 22-25, F Aug 19, 2008

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    A Few Times

    Lets see, in my finger, my lip, and oh yes, yet another finger. That last one hurt like a *****! They had to rip my nail off and do the stitches under the nail, it was so painful!
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2008

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    40+

    Car smash. Some twenty odd to cover the basic cuts and surgery scars and another twenty odd just in my smashed up broken nose.
    BeteNoire BeteNoire 26-30, F Oct 10, 2010

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    First Time Stitches

    The first time i can remember getting stitches I was about two or three years old. My mom took me to her friends house because they were having a cook out. I don't remember why exactly but they all went inside and left me outside alone. That was the stupid part considering they...
    XxMonkeyBizz17xX XxMonkeyBizz17xX 18-21, F Sep 12, 2012

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    It's been exactly one year, July 22nd, 2013. A year ago today, my YAMW and I drove off for 'lunch', but in fact, I took her to a nearby park, with a narrow sandy beach next to the...
    lifu0427 lifu0427 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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