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Inspired By This AskReddit Post Our Users Reveal Their Worst Injuries Doing A Mundane Task (17 Stories)

We posted a photo from AskReddit onto our ICanHasCheezburger Facebook page and received so many stories about people injuring themselves doing the 'simplest, most mundane tasks that should have not caused any injuries'. Here are a few of the most ridiculous ones - head over to our Facebook page to read more! It's amazing. We wouldn't know how dangerous everyday life tasks are without the brave people of the internet. Stay safe out there in that wild, wild world we live in.

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    Text - Lori Fleetwood I stepped on a rake. Honest to God. Just like in the cartoons. Gave myself a concussion. Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Sheena Shereese Well? About 8 years ago when lotion that you can spray first came out, I decided l'd give it shot. You should be able to see where this is going already. *sigh* After shaving my legs and drying off from my shower, I attempted to apply said spray lotion. Attempted is the key word because the top part you press that sprays became STUCK in the spray position. Long story short, I sprayed every goddamned thing I could save my life on in that bathroom AND it turns out that I did
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    Text - Jane Hunt I shuffled safely over ice and snow in a parking lot, then went into a building and slipped on mashed potatoes outside the dining room. What the heck?? 71 Like Reply Message 17h
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    Text - Jo Anderson I stepped on a rake - an arena rake. Which is twice the size of a regular one, with a handle like a club. All I could do was clasp my hands over my forehead and walk tiny circles saying "ow, ow, ow..." When I could finally breathe again I took my hands away and all the people standing around me (who hadn't witness the rake handle hit me, but had watched my resulting behavior with curiosity) were horrified when they saw the huge egg in my forehead, and said, "OMG, what happened
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    Text - Ashlee Wiltshire I jumped less than a foot in the air, just to play with my cat. Landed very wrong, and broke my ankle so bad i needed a pin surgically placed to fix it. Couldn't walk for another 6 months 12 Like Reply Message 20h
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    Text - Brandy Dillensneider Tripped over friend's dog that was and pet her landed face-first, broke my nose, chipped a tooth, scraped my face, scraped my chest scraped my hands, dislocated my pinkie, and scraped my knee without ripping my jeans. nothing while talking to my waiting patiently for me to enter the yard as my tank-top rolled down, 31 Like Reply Message 16h
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    Text - Salli Barnard Drew blood trying to push headache tablets out of a ablister pack 4
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    Text - Rachel Bock I threw my back out for 3 weeks picking up a pan of brownies from a table and turning to put them on the counter. They weren't even in a pan. Just the parchment paper. Of course I ate them all out of spite, but still.. EAT CHIGA A36 Like Reply Message 17h
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    Text - Eric Le Tellier Who else has pulled something sneezing? 60 Like Reply Message 17h
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    Text - Kim Turner pulled my groin getting out of the car once. My partner tore his rotater cuff diving into a pool from the edge of it, not a diving board or pillow. We're a great pair. anything. He reaggravated it moving a 17 Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Monti Moore I threw my back out pulling my pants up after peeing. Couldn't stand up for 3 days. 19 Like Reply Message 20h
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    Text - Katie Graber Hazelitt I cracked a rib cleaning the bathtub! S7 Like Reply Message 20h
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    Font - Bev Criswell| broke my finger while taking a nap. True story 22 )یَ Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Jessica Lynn Shuck I stumbled on a basketball in my garage, rode it like a circus bear until I finally crashed into a paint can with my face. I still have a scar by my left eye. I think it adds character. Lol 31 Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Jessica Yousaf Yes, I still pet the cat. But, now have a torn right Got my boob caught in a door. Don't ask. meniscus. 39 Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Dianne Nicholson You know you are old when you hurt yourself sleeping. Wake up and can't move your neck for 3 days! 26 Like Reply Message 19h
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    Text - Wendy Koivusaari I ended up with 2 herniated disks from a massage that left me partially paralyzed until I had surgery the day after Christmas last year. 14 Like Reply Message 15h
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