What was the last thing that made you feel like an idiot?
I'm sure there's been an incident more recently, but I can't stop thinking about the diapers I lost last week. Our washer and dryer broke in the move (they were on their last legs anyway), so we got new ones on Black Friday. They arrived last week, and the delivery guys hauled away the old ones. I forgot to make sure they were empty, and I had about half of my cloth diaper stash in the washer. My favorite half, actually.
Hundreds of dollars worth of stuff. The good thing is that I make them, and all the ones that are gone are ones I've made. So I CAN just take some down from my shop and work on making new ones for Christmas, but ugh. That's still money AND time I'm losing for a really, really stupid mistake.
Total idiot move!
Oh, no, Jenn! That totally sucks!!
We had a pipe burst on our house on Friday. Of course DH was out of town and I was an hour away when my neighbor called to tell me about it. I'm a native to my state, but I hardly ever leave my side of town. Usually I use my navigation on my phone to guide me but I had to make phone calls. I added an extra 15 minutes of travel time, because I kept missing turns and making wrong ones. I felt a bit dumb since I should have known better, and there were people waiting on me at the house.
Not really sure cause this how I feel most of the time. I usually feel like an idiot in a conversation cause I don't get what is being talked about or I say something stupid.
Like Lori - its most of the time. Fortunately right now I can call it pg brain but really I just have that feeling throughout the day, especially in our team meetings at work. My entire team is super computer smart and they are all coders and designers and just Mac geniuses...then there is me, asking how to do something that is so simple to them. They like to laugh at me. Rude!
photoshop makes me feel like an idiot! I can't figure it out! I've tried tutorials and websites but it's just speaking a different language for me.
My boss, last Friday at work (I was in tears). Somehow, someway, she's really, REALLY good at it and it happens at least once a week, even if it's not me making a mistake.
Jess --hasn't happend to me for a bit but my boss can put me in tears too sometimes and it drive me nuts!
Last night in total exhaustion mode I took Lyla to the bathroom in the middle of the night. I helped her to hurry things along. I had a new roll of toilet paper in one hand, and a piece to wipe her with in the other. In a split second I wiped her with one hand and threw the roll of toilet paper in the toilet with the other hand.
I really felt like an idiot the other night when I approached the elevators at the hospital and forgot where I was going so I just stood there, I looked over and the information desk guy was looking at me lol. I also had another elevator moment a while back where I went to the wrong floor, went all the way to the 1st floor again then went back to the wrong floor lmao
Photoshop makes me feel like an idiot, too. I even know html and css and am actually pretty computer savvy. But I have no idea what a layer is. It takes me an hour just to figure out how to turn a photo into black and white with photoshop!
This reminds me...I had a similar thing happen. I was getting ready to jump in the shower and was trying to be discrete with my pantyliner since Deacon was in there. I didn't want him to see it and ask about it so I rolled it up in TP like usually but forgot and threw it in the toilet instead. I didn't want to flush it and cause the toilet to back up and then have to explain that to Jus - so I left it there until after our shower when I could get Deacon out of the bathroom. Man, those tiny things can hold A LOT of water - like half a toilet bowl full. They literally blow up like balloons when full too.
Jenn -- I use OB tampons and Zayden went through a phase where he was fascinated with them. I have them sitting in this small (discrete) container in the bathroom. They are small, red and white, so he would grab them and say they were candy canes. They were also just the right size to fit in the trash can for his garbage truck so he kept grabbing them for that. Once they are out of the container, they are also just the right size for the cats to think they are a great toy to bat around. With all that said, we went through a phase I would come home to tampons being spread throughout the house, in toy boxes, batted by cats, who knows. The kids and their bfs would come over and would be like UMMMMMMM......
needless to say I have moved and hidden them.
Ha ha ha! We went to Kroger last weekend and I picked up some pads for after I have the baby. Deacon was so inquisitive and wanted to know what they were called. I'm sure it really made the guy next to me buying Monistat uncomfortable because he left in a hurry. LOL
That is hilarious! Totally something I would do.
I'm pretty sure he was already uncomfortable about the fact that he was buying Monistat
Jen, I'm so sad about all your cloth diapers! I would have been so upset!
There is this excel workbook that I've been trying to get into for a couple of weeks at work. I really needed to get to the data inside, and it was out on a shared site but it was password protected. Everyone kept telling me that I could open it as "read only" without the password, but when I would try to open it, it would only give me two options..."Okay" and "Cancel" below the space where you are supposed to enter the password. I kept hitting cancel hoping it would let me in without the password but it wouldn't. I finally called our AVP/Controller (the contact for that workbook) and told him that I couldn't get into it and I didn't have the "read only" option. He came all the way from the back building to my building and asked me to open it. When I got the message that asked for the password he said "now hit okay". I did and it opened right up. IDIOT OF THE YEAR. How come when there were only 2 options I only tried 1 of them? For over 2 weeks? I felt SO stupid.