Thursday, September 11, 2008

A Blank Cell Phone

It all started about 4 months ago right before Sariah was born....the screen on my cell phone went blank. The phone still worked. I could receive calls and make calls but could not see who I was calling or retrieve any data....such as pictures, text messages, appointments in my calendar, or more importantly the phone numbers. I called my lovely service provider and went thru the whole gambit of questions to get it replaced and when it got to the one about dropping it in water I was positive that I had not done such a thing...so he says ok what color is the dot by your battery....I open it up and look....RED!!! Agghh!
For those who don't know, red means water damage. I then proceed to ask the man how in heaven's name did that happen? Then he proceeds to tell me that high temperatures with humidity will also damage your phone...oh great...I live in the wonderful state of Texas where high temperatures with humidity seem to be from about April till November. Plus I always take my cell phone into the bathroom when I am taking a shower....I have a few anxieties about something happening to me while in the bathroom and not being able to get a hold of anyone because I was home alone and pregnant....now it's I am home alone with an infant....so my phone is always near by for emergencies...which you never know when an emergency will happen...ok that was a tangent...back to the blank cell phone.
So miraculously my blank screen only lasted for a few days and then it was back to normal. I saved all my phone numbers immediately to my data card thingy and emailed all the pics from my picture section via text message. Then started looking for a new phone. But it didn't give me any more trouble. I became content with my phone and made sure to always email my pics close to the day that I took them.
To my dismay my blank screen has returned and it doesn't seem like it's getting any better. So I finally upgraded my contract with my service provider for a free phone and it is on the way to my mailbox. Wahoo for a new phone, it should be here in a few days. If you have been sending me text messages at all in the past 3 days and I haven't responded....it is because I can not read them. Sorry. And if you call me please leave your phone number so I can call you back because I can't get your number out of my address book...at least not until the new phone arrives. I so hope it arrives before that stupid hurricane is going to hit Texas.

2 comments:

Jamie J Stansfield said...

you are so cute! I have totally lost my phone...so sad...had it for a year and a half...it was dying yes but at least i had one! Now I have nothing and like you said...you never know when an emergency will hit and you'll need the phone! Man!

Janika said...

Phones are such a necessary headache.