5 Lessons Learned when I Shattered my iPhone

by Jennifer Hudy on September 15, 2014

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I have always been an iPhone fan and you would think after dropping my phone hundreds of times, sans case, I would get smart and put the case back on it so that it wouldn’t have a clumsy demise. I am on my third generation of iPhone and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of the iPhone 6 so that I could upgrade to the next latest and greatest thing. I had been having some memory problems on my current iPhone 5 (oh, storing 4000 pictures on your phone isn’t normal?), so was looking forward to the fresh new start.

And then I dropped my phone for the last time.

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It was one of those funny-not-funny moments, in which all I could do was laugh. I have dropped my phone in the snow, in a puddle, down a flight of stairs, off my concrete front porch. It has fallen from my coat pocket, out of my car door, and out of my hand many times on rock-hard cement, gravel, and sand.

But this time, my elbow grazed the phone as I was making my Bulletproof coffee, knocking my precious iPhone off of the kitchen countertop and onto my cheap, faux-linoleum fairly soft, stick-on tile. Since I was quite familiar with my phone making contact with the ground numerous times, I knew what sound to expect. But this was an unfamiliar sound.

I laughed.

I cried.

Okay, I really didn’t cry, but I had already been mentally preparing to put this phone to rest and purchase the new iPhone so I took a deep breath, made peace with my newly destroyed device, and learned a few lessons over the next few days.

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