Monday, August 16, 2010


I'd like to share a little life lesson with you all today: 

Never, ever, take a cell phone into the bathroom 
Allow me to explain myself.

Something about me that you probably don't know is that I carry my cell phone with me everyday, all day, no matter where I go. This is not because I'm anxiously awaiting a phone call or text, it's simply because I want to know what time it is. I just haven't gotten around to buying a watch. I don't need it, I have a cell phone :)

About two years ago I was the proud new owner of an LG Envy cell phone. I was the hip girl on the block that had a key board built into her phone to text at super lightning speed. In usual fashion, I carried my cell phone with me everywhere, bathroom included. I had owned my phone 6 days before that darn cell phone slipped out of my back pocket and fell into the  toilet just as I was about to...well, assume the hover position. 


Fast forward two years to tonight. I'm now the super cool owner of a Motorola Droid. I've had a crazy busy and hectic day. The specifics aren't important to this story, except for the fact that I was winding down the day by mowing my front and back yards (with my push mower, of course).  I was hot, sweaty and ready to take a shower so I could put on my PJ's, eat dinner and watch TV. Well, the phone gods had other plans for me.

Wouldn't you know that as I walked into the bathroom, my darn "smart phone" hopped out of my hand  and dove straight into the toilet. 


Though I rescued my not so smart phone faster than you can say splash, it was to no avail. My beautiful Droid gave one last flicker before the water seeped through it's sleek flat screen. Droid had met the same watery demise as the Envy did just two short years before.

So yes, I have dropped not one, but two phones into the toilet. TWO! I don't know what this says about me, but I will tell you, insurance plans are a necessity in our house.

In case you're wondering, I raced to Verizon 15 minutes before closing, gave the lonely military wife sob story and received a new phone. Which, by luck, happens to be the upgraded Droid 2 so it's not all bad.

                                              I wonder how I'll end up breaking this one.


  1. Now you can get the Droid Incredible!!

  2. Oh no! Thank goodness for Verizon though :)

    Careful!! hehe

    Great blog! Glad I found you! From Life of Meg :)

    Army Wife. European Life. Two Adopted Danes.
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  3. Hahaha..funny stories about your cell phones. I enjoyed reading your blog. I found you from Life of Meg - Mingle Monday's. I look forward to reading more from your blog!

    Carrie A Groff

  4. Visiting from Life of Meg.

    Thats terrible. I have dropped a phone in the toilet before and it sucks. I hope you enjoy the Droid 2!



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