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I Was Injured At Work

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    Ouch

    I was unloading transfer bags off a commuter flight and my left arm went stiff.I called the supervisior on the radio to tell him what happened.After I finished my assignment the supervisior sent me to the terminal clinic.At the clinic the doctor said I had a torn tendon...
    harrybgood1 harrybgood1 61-65, M Jan 23, 2013

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    So I Got Stitches

    Seven stitches. I've never actually gotten them before. I rarely ever get injured. This is probably the worst injury I've ever had- yet it wasn't really that bad. I believe I should actually be thankful for that. I work as an intern at the American Museum of Natural History in...
    JubeJube1231 JubeJube1231 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    The Glass Vase

    When I was working at a resort,doing dishwashing, about 5-10 years ago, the owner gave me a glass vase to wash. I was rinsing it out with hot water, and it exploded -- there was glass and blood everywhere, and they grabbed some cloths to wrap around my left hand,which had the...
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response May 27, 2010

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    I was injured in a car accident 2 years ago. I damaged my left arm which is the arm I write with. I have never been in a car accident before so it was really scary. we were going 3...
    chloegaillard chloegaillard 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Wrong place, wrong time. I was taking my usual route back from work, it was quite late, so I wasn't expecting to see many cars. Going around one corner, a Nissan x-trail came...
    HayWalker HayWalker 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Small accident, small injury. I live in the northern midwest of the US, and the last winter was a particularly bad one. I was driving back to school after a weekend at home, and it...
    chococat159 chococat159 18-21 4 days ago

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    I was at work earlier and had asked for a sign that things were going to be okay.All through out the day I had seen 444,which spiritually means thousands of angels are around you...
    erickalove erickalove 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I got my gym membership yesterday and I also began working out yesterday. I've always been on the smaller side. At the most I've weighed 140 but right now I'm 125. Even though I'm...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 3

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    So this is going to be a long one, just warning you. No, I mean it...a really long one! So I started a new job recently and I was very excited about this new prospect because I...
    Plumbalina Plumbalina 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    We were in the same group of friends and me and her and her sisters were all close. After her sister got married me n her began to spend a lot of time together. I didn't put all my...
    urbanwanderer urbanwanderer 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yup.. not worried at all, since I am all sexy *feels cocky* :P No, actually it is not about being sexy, I just think that I look younger than my age anyway, so it will take longer...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I really love bath & body works, but I HATE UPS ground! 😡 I placed an order sunday, I was suppose to receive it Tuesday. Ups broke it so BBW resent me another package for free...
    D0miniques D0miniques 22-25, F Jul 12

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    Today my mum was at work and my brother and sister were asleep (for the whole day) so i decided to go through my mums cloths and i found the most beautiful see through silk dress...
    conankoller conankoller 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I was finishing work when the urge to poop came upon me. I wanted to get out of there so I held it in and headed to the car. Big mistake. The drive home is about 40 minutes but...
    sstarkey01 sstarkey01 46-50 2 Responses Jul 3

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    When I was a kid I always wanted a family like the ones that I would watch on the television. My mother had 2 jobs during the time. My father well let's say........ Poppa was a...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    he was my dads friend and i went their with some kinda math problem ...his wife was at work ...i guess i was wearing a to short of skirt with out any panties...lol
    lilkimmie lilkimmie 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I hate to see a helpless little animal in pain. :( Thankfully, I have helped to save many - mainly my own pets, as I am always near to hand if they are injured or ill. Sadly,saving...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    On august 4th 1985 my mother was involved in a car accident while on her way home from sea world. She was hit by a underage drunk driver ,Her car was totaled and she was badly...
    mildmike mildmike 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Okay so I like to workout but I don't do so often. I also sprained my foot, popping veins, and then sprained my ankle shortly before my foot fully healed. I sprained my foot a...
    TheYoungHawaiian TheYoungHawaiian 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    They dont stop. You may be next. Or are already. Mental is just a facet of health. Pills damage organs. But are still sold. Lawsuits make lawyers big money...
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    I was doing a switch kickflip the other day and it hurt my ankle bad now it just hurts when I position it certain ways :l
    uchihaskates uchihaskates 18-21, M Jul 12

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    He was over 40. It was past his time
    idontknowhyimhereyo idontknowhyimhereyo 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    is it normal for parents to spank teens until they are 18 or 19? please be honest. my parents are very religious and spank us bare (or totally naked...) very hard in front of each...
    valbunny valbunny 13-15, F 9 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    a couple of years ago a guy woulnt leave me alone online. then he hacked my laptop somehow and found some things id not want anyone to know. then he set up loads of fake profiles...
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    I wish I was everything you deserved everything you wanted. I'm insecure, I'm a mess, I'm constantly afraid that you will leave me for someone better. I don't like these fears, but...
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    I work for a large company headquartered in a large city. The firm has smaller satellite offices in mid size cities. I have worked in one of the satellite offices for about 10...
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    I work for a large company headquartered in a large city. The firm has smaller satellite offices in mid size cities. I have worked in one of the satellite offices for about 10...
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    I work for a large company headquartered in a large city. The firm has smaller satellite offices in mid size cities. I have worked in one of the satellite offices for about 10...
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    I am a mature individual. I have transitioned through menopause and because in my early career I was focused on my profession, my own development, my own achievement, I put off...
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    The BlueCat Screenwriting Workshops UPCOMING SCHEDULE http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/workshops/ Gordy Hoffman, the Sundance award-winning writer/director (LOVE LIZA, A COAT OF...
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    I’m finally out. Hi everyone. I joined this group two days ago to get support to leave forever my MM. After reading everyone’s stories, I feel compelled to write mine. I am...
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    I born to atheist parents, and although their upbringing was not always amazing by my standards, they have tolerated my freedom to a great degree, and actually they have done their...
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    I'm a ditherer, but not usually a whiner. Still, today, I will work another 12- 14 hour day, and I'm resentful. I'm exempt, so I won't collect any overtime. I had to work this...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    There is no escaping it, it's like a law. Every conversation that keeps going will sooner or later have the question: "So, what do you do for a living?" I've tried many ways of...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M Jun 24

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    Since I sleep nude, I woke up, showered, went down and took the trash out to the street curb, ate breakfast, then threw some clothes into my gym bag and left for the office, still...
    nytro44 nytro44 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Well I could go on and on for days about my work situations, all the jobs I've been at and left. Some that I was fired from, etc. Some days I love making money but dread the people...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I have 3 children and i lost custody over my 1st 2 children when i was 19 , because the father of my children made more moeny and was more economically stable than i was . , now 5...
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    My dad molested me from the age 6 till I was 13 almost 14 yrs old . He never was a good dad was never around and was a druggy and alcoholic . He would always come home drunk . You...
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    I am a very hard worker I am 14 and have been working my entire life. First off I'm not one of those boys that work so they can look cool in big boots 😡.No I am a real worker...
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    I have always been aware of the gender pay gap in some industries. But working in retail i didn't think that it would effect me. I have worked in retail for 10 years. I took on a...
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    I worked a well known retail store in the United States and Canada. My mother also worked for the same company just another store, she originally got me the job. I'm only 19 and I...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I was bullied out of a job. I only had it for two weeks too. It was one of those annoying 'sales' jobs where the company you work for is outsourced to fundraise for charities and...
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    I am a doctor. As a doctor I work 10 hours a day with a group of people that are perhaps the most mischievous people I have ever met. I think the cause of this behavior is because...
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    My experience is one that both came as a shock, and in some weird way, a confirmation of the fears I've always had regarding my parents and their conditional love of me. I've...
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    My boyfriend of 10 years moved abroad some months ago for work. Our plan was that I would visit him as soon as possible and try to find a job there too. He had a hard time at his...
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    The Difficulty of Personal Legends: LDRs - The computer crashed and I'm left feeling absolutely terrible about it. Not my fault exactly, however just knowing that it makes it...
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    This woman at work bullies me and no matter what I say or do, she doesn't stop it. I don't know how to deal with her anymore. She tells me what to do even though she's not my boss...
    Sunburst Sunburst 22-25 2 Responses Jun 29

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