Back in 2011, I was meeting buyers at a home inspection. A few weeks earlier, I had purchased my first iPad. Now, there's one thing you should know about me. I'm not one to buy every new gadget that comes on the market. I wait to see if it has application for my business, then I prudently take the plunge.
I was so thrilled with this new purchase. It made my life so much easier when showing properties. And since our office is entirely paperless, it gave me the ability to pull up contract docs with ease.
Back to my story...
As I was getting out of my car, I had my hands full. I normally have slacks on to slide my iPhone in the pocket but today I was wearing a skirt so I opted to bring my purse in. I had my purse and my iPad in my hands. As I got out of my car, my phone rang. I looked down into my purse to get my phone.
Unfortunately, I wasn't paying attention where I was walking and tripped on the curb. Just at that very moment, Mr. Buyer walked around the side of the house to see me fly through the air. As I hit the ground, he ran to my rescue.
As he knelt down to help me up, the first words out of my mouth were, "Is my iPad okay?" Yep, that's right. The only thing that mattered to me at that moment was my iPad. He assured me my iPad was fine and helped me to my feet.
Looking back, I can't believe I didn't break an arm or leg as I came down on that concrete driveway pretty hard. And who knows what my client saw as I soared through the air.
My most embarrassing moment was because I was more concerned about a stupid object than the damage to my own body. The iPad was unscathed. I had purchased a cover and it did the job brilliantly. As a matter of fact, I still use the same iPad today.
Is my iPad okay? I can't believe I just did that!
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