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Four Rules to Being Short

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Rule #1: Do not EVER try to reach for something high if you can just barely touch it with your fingertips. I say this because you’ll have to stretch as much as you can and eventually you’ll feel like you pulled something in your foot. Trust me, if this happens to you, then it will take a while for your foot to stop hurting so if need be, climb or use a step stool. It doesn’t have to be a certain thing. Use a chair or wood block maybe. As long as you can step up on it, reach what you need, and not have a fear of falling over then it’s a step stool. Now, don’t go about stepping on just anything. Don’t even try to put all your weight on something that might break under you. I don’t even need to tell you the consequences on that. Either you already know it, or you can figure it out on your own. Reaching things in upper cabinets presents a unique set of challenges. Have you ever tried climbing on the counter at 6:30 in the morning? It’s a death trap waiting to happen, but if you’re short and hungry, you’ll take your chances. First off, you have to jump up and be able to hold yourself while you lift your legs and plant them under you so you sit on your knees. This is so that you can elevate yourself if you still can’t reach what you want. Obviously, opening the cabinet door is tricky because you’re right in front of it so you have to be careful about how you bend so there is room to open it up. At this point, you have a high risk of falling backwards so make sure
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