Thursday, May 28

I, the Humpty Dumpty

All those who missed my presence form the Blogs ville, I am obliged and those who dint, its okay!!
Why if you ask me, I would say, oh nothing too important. Okay, FYI, I have a clean track record of being prone to accidents- not hurting myself, but just stumbling upon things and causing them harm. This may be yes inferred as the 'you-know-who-to-blame-when-something-breaks'.
So keeping the same line of action, last week, I slipped off a staircase in my university- the one which I have climbed up and down for everyday- don't-know-how-many-times for the past almost 7 years now. And for a change, I dint break anything, not even my bones. Just in case, you are curious, I guess my heels struck somewhere on the first step while I was busy on a call- (oh it was my brother, stop thinking otherwise) and I slipped almost 12 stairs. I was too embarrassed even to open my eyes and look around if anyone had seen me falling and besides the pain, I was smiling on my own Idiocracy. Thankfully nobody was around, credits- exam time in the university. The outcome was a sprain in my right foot and sore right body for I was saved from tumbling down.
That was not enough I suppose- courtesy- my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder to balance things, to add on, I managed a slip in the bathroom the very next day (okay, you can laugh aloud). This was a call for my left body. I fell on my left arm and dint break the bone again, just managed muscle pull and funny elbow.
I had no options but to stay tight in bed- tight because I could not move not even toss or turn, without anything to do but to watch the Idiot box. Yeah, again my lappie was not by my side, was gone for fixing.
The pain was stubborn and it stayed for over a week now. But still I managed to be on gtalk on my desktop for a while almost everyday, blogging on the old man is a nightmare though plus my left arm was unable to type.
Okay, if you are thinking why am I ranting about my injuries, in this post, then here is the reason: what I already had hypothesised beforehand and now confirmed is "When things go wrong, all you have for sure is Free Advice".
Why if you ask me, I realised that people do care for me though in their own funny ways.
Everyone I told about my misfortune of managing the two great falls in two consecutive days were ready with a crisp comment about my carelessness in the first place and then a crisp advice to take care and being careful in the second place.

Following are some of the reactions (few are copied as such from twitter):
A: I dint push you off, I swear, our disagreement apart, I would never do that!!
B: Have you started drinking??
C: You must try wearing flats sometimes.
D: What were you thinking?? Are you in love??
E: Get a "how to not slip for Dummies"
F: Theek se chala kar, no more kood faand (walk steady, no more jumping)
G: don't drink too much alcohol, nothing wrong with you, its the alcohol in you
H: your stars are not right- greh nakshatras
I: in the words of Sigmund Freud your Id is looking for someone to support you
J: Oh Shit!! how many tiles did you break??

Besides this, I had some really serious reactions and really concerned ones too..
Thanks for your concern people, I am all right now and my lappie is back again.
P.S. I'll soon catch up with all your blogs..

61 Obiter Dicta (Comment here):

muthu said...

First to comment.. :)

muthu said...

Wow, gal u are kind a prone to accidents.. :)

well I am prone to misplacing things.. thats my addiction.

and yeah- the one thing that I am always sure is that -

People care, its just that they dont usually show it the way we want.

And yeah I missed you in blogville yaar...

welcome back.


PS- oh and yeah, my free advice - Pl dont fall until otherwise you are in love. Not always prince charming will be there to catch u in his arms. Will he???

Tara said...

Oye! Richa's back! :D Missed you girl! :) And be careful ok! The description sounds quite painful eh? Get well soon, take care and God Bless. :)

Ria said...

Woah tht was quite an eventful week gurl!!so richa did hav a gr8 fall like Humpty Dumpty. :P Anyways, i hope u r feeling better now. and dont worry i m not giving any advice to u.

Arv said...

good to know that you are alright... do take care... cheers...

lol @ some of those reactions :P

Arnab Majumdar said...

Well, good to know that nothing's broken, and that you're alright. I don't wanna sound like any of those guys... but seriously, be a lil bit careful.

And greh nakshatras? Really, people believe that the stars have nothing better to do than making random folks fall down the stairs?!

Cheers... keep blogging...

Mahesh Sindbandge said... must be the first gal to agree that you gals have big head like humpty dumpty containing nothing...:P


The twitter updates are very funny...ROFTL...:)

Karthik said...

Missed your signature articles too much when u were away.Hope u hv recovered fully n raring to give back ur blog a much needed charm,which looked too deserted in ur absence,most impy hope u dont fall over ur lappy doing so:-)

ScarletTd1ar1es said...

ow...that must have hurt...good 2 hear yer good...

Nachi said...

yeh leh, and just when i was beginning to wonder if the 'get-her-married-folks' had gotten the better of her and quietly fixed her up without further turns out she was tripping! albeit down the stairs and on the tiles.

well, welcome back dearie! :)

AD said...

you have no idea how much of a celeb you are.
you should pamper yourself and be here more :D

love ya.
take good care and welcome back bomb!

Mayank said...

All is well when end is well... Take Care Bebo....

akanksha said...

Ohh Take care...:)
Hope all is fine now!
Nice post! Loved the way u narrated!

akanksha said...

Ohh Take care...:)
Hope all is fine now!
Nice post! Loved the way u narrated!

..pAnKHuRi.. said...


humty dumpty sat on a wall..
humpty dumpty had a gr8 fall...

madame jie..
girtey padtey hi bacha chalna seekhta hai :-))
to fikar not..I fullly support your girna :-))

but jyada girna sehat key acha nai :D
so better be careful :-))
kissi ki baahon mein girna alag baat hai..aur bathroom aur stairs par girnaa alag :D :D :D

I have just lost it..8 more hours..and my result is out..eyes are draining back into the past..while mind is trying to think of the future..and in between this enigma I lie somwhere :D :D

hahaha :D :D
lets hope for the best :-))
and you be well soon :-)))))
so that incase im happy about my happiness after seing yu fir faat may just be double :-))

cheers young lady :-))
get well soon :-)

best wishes :-))
pankhuri :-))

P.S : mai bhi kuch saalon tak aisi hi thi..tord phod kar..gir jaati thi khadeyy khadeyy :D :D
log kehtey the..abhi to yahee thi..ab kahaa gyee..aur mai flor par padi apney aap par hass rahi hoti thi :D :D :D
these are some sweet memories which you can cherish days after :)) everything happening in ones life is for a reason :-))

Praveen said...

get well soon:P
BTW, are the stairs fine? ;)

Keshi said...

omg u must be my long lost sister! Cos I was once nick-named by my cousins n friends as 'Miss.Accidentally Ur's' lol!

Feel better soon sweet Richa! Here's sending u tonns of positive vibes!



Harshita said...

I am F... LOL... yeh mainey kahaan tha... :D :D

Tooty Frootie sunaa tha... yeh TOOTI-FOOTI aayi!! hehe

apna dhyaan rakh oye! aur ----

Theek se chala kar... no more kood faand!! hahaha

Chriz said...

soit was you who fell down..

i saw... my friends saw you too.. but we dint wanna laugh and make you feel sad.. so we hid ourselves when you looked around after your tumbling performance

Anonymous said...

just like me! :D
I am SUPER accident prone!!!

ANWESA said...

dat reminds me of my fall last first n last fall till was painful yaar...

Jinxed Pixie said...

haha...happens to me ALL the time...
whatever can go wrong will go wrong...

bondgal_rulz said...

Oops...being prone to accidents sucks. :(

I remember the last time I managed to have my shoulder ligament torn, everyone right from my friends, parents to the doctor and his compounder were loling away on heraing how it happened. No don't even ask!! :P

But great to know that you are up and about!! :)


Anonymous said...

Wow. I love the template and the post.Thanks Richa for visiting my blog again. Have a great weekend.

яノςんム said...

@ Muthu
i totally am prone to accidents.. i fumble many times and breaking things is my speciality :D

yeah i know ppl care, but the way they show it is funny at times :D
and thnx.. i am so glad u missed me :D

lolz @ ur advice.. lets see wen do i get lucky and he arrives :D

яノςんム said...

@ Tara
thnx girl, i am so touched u misse me, i missed u too :D
it was painful but not tht much i am fine now.. thnx :)

яノςんム said...

@ Ria
hehe, yeah i was thw humpty dumpty :D
hehe thnx for no advice :D

riddhi said...

hehehe.. sorry, shudnt actually laugh it off. I know how it feels. I am the same accidental prone female case.. I fall all the time and now my mother is used to it as well.. My fallen status is a hit in college as well. and thus m called the "fallen woman" :P welccome sister..
hehe and the best part is i dont wear heels. so, it is a knack which very few pwoplw have.. brace ur self. and like me start keeping a moov with u always.. just in case.
Get well soon :)

Amal Bose said...

this is my first time here..
loved the post, n really loved the reactions you got ;-)

Kunjal said...

sometimes it just happens!!!take care:)

NesQuarX said...

Though I personally am on the other side of the accident-prone spectrum, I know how bad it can be by association.

Anyway, happy resting and ranting. (feel free to blame the floor and stairs and me)

sawan said...

all well now? no worries swts, dnt strain too much for few days. luvly name for the post :Pdid i just get a new name to call ya :P

яノςんム said...

@ Arv,
thnx buddy :)

i too lolled out :D

яノςんム said...

@ Arnab,
thnx for ur concern buddy :) ill sure be careful if possible :D

lolz, isnt is better to blame sumthn tht is beyond your control of things ths go wrong??

яノςんム said...

@ Mahesh,
hehe, its okay i can take humor..
and incase u have serious doubts about my being empty headed, keep coming back to repell it!! :D
yeah the reactions were actually funny!!

яノςんム said...

@ Karthik,
awwww.. thnx so much, i am flattered.. u missed me :D
lolz, i take care of my lappy more than i do of myself,dun worry about it!! :D

яノςんム said...

@ Scarlet Td1ar1es,
it hurt.. but yean i am good now.. thnx for the concern :)
n first time?? keep coming back :D

яノςんム said...

@ Nachi
no not yet, i cant still fall in love so juz falling down the stairs :D

awwie :)
thnx loads :D

яノςんム said...

@ Seher,
awwwwie :)
ths so sweet of you :D
i ll be here around, i cant live without u guys :D

яノςんム said...

@ Mayank,
hehe, yeah it ended well :D

яノςんム said...

@ Akki,
hehe *sheepish grin* i purposely made it sound tht way :P

yeah things are fine :D
thnx tonnes!!

яノςんム said...

@ Pankhu
phew!! haan i know but ab bachpan nahi raha na :P
arey bai, mujhey bhi girne mein maza nahi aata :d wo to main gir jaati hoon, jaan ke nahi though!! :D
phew again!! how much now i want to fall in aomeone's arms though usko ortho ko visit karna pad sakta hai i take no responsibility for broken bones :D

and ur result is out!! congos babes!! :D

thnx sweets!!

яノςんム said...

@ Praveen
thnx :D i am fine already!!
hehe, yeah they are fine :D

яノςんム said...

@ Keshi
lolz.. y is tht all girls down here are my long lost sisters??
well my nick is miss tod phod deptt.. that means- miss you know hwo to blame when something breaks :D

thnx tonnes sweets.. love you loads!!

яノςんム said...

@ Harshi
hehe, yep u r F..

meri k frnd mujhe tootadd- footadd kehti thi :D
thnx babes!! :D

яノςんム said...

@ Chriz,
phew, u need an eye specialist. temme do i get u an appointment?? :P
i dint tumble down dude!! :P
u must have seen someone else!! :D

яノςんム said...

@ Ki,
same pinch :D

яノςんム said...

@ Anwesa,
awwww... i read tht post, but u were really hurt girl!!

яノςんム said...

@ Jinxed pixie,
hehe yeah the Murphy's law was i guess hypothesised for ppl like us only!! :D

яノςんム said...

@ Isha,
no!! I wanna know how did u tear ur ligament?? :P

awww but tht shud have hurt a lot more yaar..
hehe, yeah i am fine nw.. thnx :D

яノςんム said...

@ Gigi,
awww. thnx girl.. i wud definitely come back :)

яノςんム said...

@ ridhhi
u r allowed to laugh girl!! :D
lolz @ Fallen woman :D
awesome!! and i too fall of without heels too :D

awww. moov is a good idea though- aah se aaha tak!! ;)

яノςんム said...

@ Amal,
welcome :)
hehe thnx loads :D
and keep coming back :)

яノςんム said...

@ Kunjal,
it happens with me all the time!! :D
thnx :D

яノςんム said...

@ NesQuarX
awesome u r on the otherside and i wish u stay there only!!c:D
hehe... i am over resting now..
lolz, yeah blaming sumone else is fun :D

thnx for visitng, welcome and keep coming back!! :)

яノςんム said...

@ Sawan,
lolz, u totallu are entitled to use tht name :D
n i am fine nw :d thnx!! :)

Keshi said...

Hope ur feeling better.

btw I break alot of things too lol!


Dewdrop said...

Aww... shucks... hope it was not like Humpty Dumpty where all the King's Horses & men could not put him together again! Take care...

Anonymous said...

I am awfully sorry to know about this.Do take very good care of yourself.

Cяystal said...

Baap re..itni "giri huyi" kyo ho? :O
Slipping in the washroom is okaay..lekin itna okay? =P
And I am with A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J! =D..get well soon,bayybyy!!

яノςんム said...

@ Keshi,
awww.. girl, ia m fit thnx babes loadz :)

@ dewdrops,
hhe, nopes i am put up together :D thnx :)

@ Gigi,
its all right girl, iam good :) and thnx loads..

@ Crystal,
lolz.. i am trying to uthhna :D
thnx loads.. :)

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