When a sneeze does you in..

Tinytim

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This morning I was leaning over my work piece, when a violent and unexpected sneeze caused me to smack my head. It hurt, but was funny in the moment. I didn't think anyone saw it, so I just carried on.
Later upon returning from lunch, I noticed that everybody was in the bosses office having a good laugh, so I went in to see what was so amusing....
Somebody DID see it. Our foreman had it pulled up on the camera feed, and had it playing on a loop with some ******** heavy metal dubbed over so it looked like I was head-banging.

Assholes...
Funny stuff, right there
 

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Years ago, a sneeze got me an ambulance ride.

In my early 20's, was mechanic/welder for an oil field service company, and was off work for a few days with a mild (I thought) back injury.

Don't remember if I was putting on or pulling off a T-shirt, but a sneeze hit me with my arms up and in an awkward position. I felt something sort of "pop" in my back.

Made it to the couch, but when I tried to get up, wound up in the floor. That's where I was when the ambulance arrived. Spent a week (maybe 10 days?) in the hospital in traction, then another few weeks in traction at home.

Sneezes are nothing to sneeze at... :D
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Every doctor I have seen and talked to about sneezing has said to NEVER, absolutely NEVER turn your head and sneeze. Always, sneeze straight forward. You have the capability to ruin your back and neck.
 

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