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NSV - The Garbage Disposal

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Short Story - I can retrieve my own items out of the garbage disposal!! emoticon

Long Story - We built this house almost 3 years ago, and I put in the biggest garbage disposal I could find. Why? I don't know why, just in case I guess. I think this thing would grind up a cow emoticon Without getting too graphic, I gave the kiddos (my niece and grandson) a looooong lecture on how they should never EVER stick their hands down inside there. Bad things were sure to happen. emoticon

Well, I really didnt pay attention to the round opening in the event of run away items down the disposal. It was not apparent to me that I could not fit my hand down inside it until the first time I lost something. emoticon Why in the world would they make the opening so INCREDIBLY small that a woman could not even get her hand down in there to get something out!! emoticon How in the world could I get this item (whatever it was) out? Hmmmm "Oh kiddos!! Come here please!" emoticon

Well imagine the look of horror on my niece's face when I asked her to reach her hand down side this grinding funnel of appendage amputation! emoticon She is like, "but what about what you said about ....???" Well after I turned off the circuit breaker, whatever line of BS I was then trying to feed her, about oh temporarily forget all that other stuff....she wasn't buying it. emoticon

I can not recall now how we got it out. But I can tell you, for the last 3 years, I have been very careful so that nothing else would find it's way in. If it did, too bad. grrrrrrrrrrrr

That is... until tonight. I had the disposal on, as I dumped the last pot out, and I barely caught a glimpse of a metal measuring teaspoon. By this time, it is too late. It is already past the point of no return into the vortex of doom. emoticon

"Oh perfect" I think to myself. No I probably said that outloud - or worse. But then I thought to myself, "I have company coming in two days and I need to use the disposal. How am I ever going to get that out. No kiddos around and they aren't willing subjects anyways. Just perfect." I don't know what made me decide to just try it. I havent tried to put my hand in it for 3 years. Well... guess what? Oh, you already know what cuz you read the short story first, but yes!!! That is right!!! My hand fit just fine down inside the garbage disposal!!! emoticon Not something I recommend or advocate on a regular basis, but in a pinch, when you need a manual retrieving device for displaced items down the grinding vortex of appendage amputation doom.... I'm your gal!!!! emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
AJDOVER1 2/12/2013 10:58PM

    Well done and well told!

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SMOKYBLUE1 2/12/2013 10:47PM


Funny blog emoticon I use a small tongs to retrieve objects out of the disposal.

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NORWOODGIRL 2/12/2013 10:35PM

    Wow! Talk about a cliffhanger! Glad your super slim digits were up to the occasion emoticon

You rock!

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DONNA5281 2/12/2013 10:31PM

  Great blog! Thanks for sharing.

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TREYONE 2/12/2013 10:17PM

  thanks!!! Love the blog!!!!

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DOVESEYES 2/12/2013 9:55PM

    Excitement personified emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DALID414 2/12/2013 9:33PM

    Awesome!! Best NSV I've read of yet!! emoticon

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TAMELA_B 2/12/2013 9:25PM

    haha! Love it!

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JUMPINJULIE 2/12/2013 9:19PM

    Another Awesome Non scale victory.

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GLORIAMAJDI 2/12/2013 9:16PM

    Well, this is good! You got your measuring spoon out, you didn't mutilate your hand, and your hand is smaller now! That is wonderful!

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FAVALL 2/12/2013 9:08PM

    Too funny!!! Only people Luke us who have been over weight would celebrate such an accomplishment. I totally get it and say "yeah, girl!"

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    So awesome! Congrats! :)

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MAGA99 2/12/2013 8:59PM


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DYNAMICDEB53 2/12/2013 8:26PM

    I am so scared of those and yes have done that too. But still scary none the less, its better if you unpllug it and then no chance of amputation.

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CLPURNELL 2/12/2013 8:13PM

    emoticon emoticon

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VALYNN26 2/12/2013 8:08PM


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VEEJAY3 2/12/2013 8:02PM

    There's a scene in the tv show Modern Family, where Cam gets his hand stuck in the garbage disposal, and Claire is threatening to turn on the switch. I know it's supposed to be funny, but it made me sooooooo nervous!!!

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HOLLYM48 2/12/2013 7:59PM

    Nice! But make sure it is turned off first!
Congrats on your weight loss and the awesome disposal!

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DARLY55 2/12/2013 7:55PM

    Nice! That's like needing smaller shoes! emoticon

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SKEEWEE2MEK 2/12/2013 7:52PM

    emoticon emoticon on your progress!

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SEEINGCLEARLY53 2/12/2013 7:48PM

    emoticon emoticon

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TKOVACH1 2/12/2013 7:40PM

    Good story, I don't ever want to have to stick my hand down my disposal. It would make me very nervous.

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MERRYWON 2/12/2013 7:39PM

    I am freaked out by the garbage disposal, too, but have had to resort to reaching in as well!

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GOIN4GR8 2/12/2013 7:35PM

    Great story--good for you, ha ha!!!

And awesome page background!

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