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Thursday, March 1, 2012
Slice of Life: Mrs. Overman
There were banana muffins in the oven baking for Ian's snack. I could smell that they were just about finished, so I picked Ian up and we went to pull them out of the oven together. Pivoting on my right leg with Ian on my other hip, I put my hand on the oven door and felt a crack in my leg. I fell to the ground and I heard Ian's head hit the hardwood floor. He was crying, but he was okay. I felt white-hot pain sear through my leg and up to my head. I'm going to pass out, I thought. Wait--I can't pass out...I have an 11-month old baby here on the floor, a hot oven, and bread that will catch fire if I do! By the grace of God, my cell phone was near enough for me to reach (it NEVER is that close, and I certainly don't remember putting it there), and I dialed 911. Just minutes later I heard our door open, and in came a neighbor, Evan, some firemen, and the EMTs. Off to the hospital I went!
Posted by Christi.Overman at 4:55 AM