This year I've fallen down 3 times.
The first time I was climbing up in my closet to put something on the top shelf. I use this red high chair that is metal and not very sturdy. I felt it start to give and so I jumped clear of it but I was sore the next day. It happened when I was home alone and I remember thinking that I didn't want to die that day because I was alone and wearing something really ugly.
The second time I was walking down the driveway. I was wearing clogs. All I remember is that one minute I was walking and the next minute I was laying down. I scraped up my knees and my hands pretty good but the worst part was how much those little abrasions hurt, I mean my pride had been hurt. I jumped up so fast it was shocking. I don't think anyone saw me.
Today I fell again and it was at the pool. I was going to step down into the pool from the side and I thought I knew how deep it was but I was wrong and I stepped down and lost my balane and landed on my tailbone. OUCH. I lay there for a minute, hoping no one saw me fall out of the 55 or 60 people milling around. But I also lay there because my butt hurt so bad I couldn't stand up for a minute. Talk about clumsy and lame.
Then I stood up and hobbled back over to my lawn chair and lay down - tail bone smarting like crazy. It is still smarting 3 hours later, I sure hope I didn't break something.