What was the big Oh No! Well, yesterday I was taking a bath. Everyone was gone except for the 3 year old. I put a DVD on for him, got him his goldfish crackers, a drink and he was set to let me have a quick bath. Everything was going great, then he decided to come in and have a conversatin with me. Totally fine. I was almost done. I put shampoo in my hair and laid back into the water to rinse out the shampoo. Well, my phone must have rung because as I was coming up out of the water, dear 3 year old was trying to hand me my phone! Yep, it slipped and fell into the tub! You know how it is when you can actually feel that everything is going to go wrong and you feel it happening before it happens. That's how it was with the phone. I knew it was going to hit the water before it did. So I was able to swoop the phone out of the water almost as it went in. I took it apart and dried it all off. No I didn't kill the kid and I didn't even yell at him. He was just trying to be a big helper. I did almost start crying because this was a brand new phone. I had just gotten my old one replaced because the "I" key wasn't working any more. (We pay the $7 a month insurance for things like this. We're not dummies we know we have a 3 year old!) So I guess it's not as big a tragedy as I was first fretting, but I really didn't want to walk into the Sprint store and say, "You know that phone I just got as a replacement, well it's dead now and I'd like a replacement for it!"
So what happened? Well, I got out and dressed and went right to my computer and searched for, "What do I do if my Palm Treo got wet?" There were quite a few answers out there. Many of them got fried and were useless. But several were able to dry out the phone and get it working again. Thankfully that's what happened to my phone too. I was able to put it in front of a blow dryer on low and let it sit for a while, placed it over the heat vent and let it get blown on that way. And voila! This morning it works! YEA! Next week it might decide to die, but today it works! Let me tell you it was VERY difficult going without a phone for 8 hours! But I survived, BARELY!
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