Saturday, May 10, 2008

THE $300 PEE

(*Graphic Pictures Enclosed- PROCEED WITH CAUTION)

If you don't know by now I'm the most accident prone person in the world. Yesterday while getting a chai tea latte at a coffee shop I decided to quickly use the restroom before continuing my work day. In California it is a law that public restrooms must have toilet seat covers (thank God!). As I reached for a cover my finger got sliced in half by the metal dispenser. Blood went everywhere as I attempted to pull up my white pants and rush out of the restroom for help. The cut was so bad I immediately felt weak and knew I needed stitches.

I sat at the coffee bar with the waitress and called my friend who was close by and asked her to take me to the local Urgent Care.

Four stitches later I have a fabulously huge bandage and a medical bill that I'm guessing will be around $300. Actually... I bet that shit is more than $300- fuck!

The best part was the doctor asked me what I did for a living and I said I was a comedian.
He responded with "In real life?". I told him "No, just in the cartoon world." Then he proceeded to name drop all the celebrities he had worked on during his medical career. Apparently, Al Franken got a sprained ankle while playing basketball at Paramont Studios.

I hope the stitches get to come out before the New Now Next Awards.

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9 comments:

Natazzz said...

Those dispensers are evil. I've been there, although I never needed stitches.

I cannot believe you took pictures.

Stacie Ponder said...

Clearly the lesson here is, avoid white pants.

Lo Snow said...

aww i'm sorry! I hope you feel better!!!

TheWeyrd1 said...

Been there, done that...well not exactly THAT...but you should see the fabulous scar on my right little finger! I'm sure this little mishap will lead to many new jokes for your show!

Jadey said...

Wow. cut from a toilet seat cover dispenser, that sucks. then again that'd be pretty good to put in you act.
your poor white pants:(
it sucks that you needed stitches and have a huge bandage, but even when you have lost blood and got stitches, you still look amazing Bridget^_^
i hope you're feeling better soon.

Claudia said...

yikes... I know how you feel, I once needed stitches cause I blew out half my middle finger while opening a can of tuna... it sux!! but I was out camping, so my stitches weren't that great. Still, hope you feel better and it heals before the NNNawards! :)

littlegaygirl said...

Aww. Poor finger. :(

Lisa said...

I am a health care provider and I sure hope they gave you an injection. There is some scary stuff growing in public bathrooms. Be careful in the future please?

Tiburón said...

LOL sweet finger cast!