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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Show and Tell: Most Embarrassing Moment

Before I start today's post, I want to wish everyone a Happy St. Patrick's Day! You better believe that I will be listening to Celtic Thunder, wearing my green, and playing the tin whistle today!! An even bigger event today, is my Grandpa's 92 birthday!! He is a lucky leprechaun!!

Today's post is another installment of Momfessional's Show and Tell! Up today is our most embarrassing moment. Oh dear. I'm afraid I have many of these, and not many pictures to prove it. Just trust me that these happened, and laugh with me, okay?

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The first embarrassing moment happened in gym class during high school. We were playing volleyball (ugh!) and it was definitely not my sport. So the ball was hit, and I went to go after it. I got my arms in position and was getting ready to send the ball back over the net, and it hit me smack dab in the face!!! I wasn't even close to hitting it over. I could not have been hit more squarely with the ball. Luckily, I had no injuries, just a slightly bruised ego. I much preferred the days we played badminton or bocce. ;)

Another moment I had was when I met one of my favorite baseball players. My family and I went to Toronto and were staying at the team hotel. (The good days of Cleveland Indians baseball!) We were getting ready to leave the hotel to go on a tour of the city, and saw a charter bus out front. Lo and behold, out come Indians players. They were all getting ready to head to the ballpark to prepare for the game. I was off in a corner because I mean, famous people! (I was so shy, so starstruck. These people belonged on my TV screen, not feet away from me!) I walk around the corner and almost ran into my favorite player. He was still new at the time, so he didn't have a shirt with his name on the back. So I had one made. My mom and dad did all of the talking, I showed him my shirt, got a couple photos taken, and he was on the bus. The best part of the story is that the only coherent thing I could say was, "he smelled so good." If I said it once, I said it fifty times. Not one of my best moments.

My last story is at another Indians game. We went to a game on a sweltering July day. Of course, you want to cool off with some ice cream. They had the best! My order was always twist ice cream in a waffle cone. However, in the heat of that day, it began to melt quicker that I could eat it! To say that I had ice cream everywhere was an understatement. It was running down my shirt, in my socks, on my shoes. I was a chocolaty, sticky mess! I can only imagine the sight I was leaving the ballpark that day! When I went back to the hotel, I was instructed to immediately get a shower. Haha! That moment still gets brought up from time to time when I eat ice cream.

I can't wait to read your embarrassing moments! We might as well just laugh right? It happens to the best of us! Leave me a comment and let me read about your not so stellar moments!
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