My Most Embarassing Moment Essay

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The most embarrassing moment of my life though me an important lesson about how to ask for help when it is needed. Everyone has an extremely embarrassing experience that seems horrifically terrible at the time, but upon reflection becomes a completely hilarious occurrence in their life. This episode can be anything from falling down the grand staircase in high school, to splattering a pan of chicken in the walk-in cooler at work.
I had been working for the Applebee’s for almost two years, in which my primary job was “front house” position serving. I occasionally worked in the kitchen, but not enough to know the entire swing of things that well. This particular night was a pretty ordinary night at the restaurant. I was situated on my
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Looking back in hindsight, I now ask myself, “What was I thinking?”
I hoisted the pail of chicken and water out of the sink and headed towards the cooler. As I approached to the cooler I rested the bucket on a nearby shelf, and proceeded to try opening the heavy metal door. As the door opened I was greeted with a cool, clammy breeze. I entered the cooler and found that the floor had recently been mopped and was still quite wet. On approximately my third step into the cooler I felt my feet slide out from under me. In an effort to brace myself I dropped the bucket of chicken and began flailing my arms in an effort to grab on to anything in sight! I was now lying on the frozen floor saturated in chicken water, while there was a massive puddle of water around me with various pieces of chicken scattered throughout. I managed to pick myself off the floor and prepared myself to face the management. As I crept to the front of the store, I found Scott, Dan, Jayson, and Tommy standing in a huddle discussing the inventory they had been working on that night. I approached to them and immediately they began to laugh, and asked me what I had gotten myself into this time. For it is known around the store that I am very accident prone, and also it isn’t everyday you see a person covered in chicken juice. I began to explain to them what had happened, and they all just stood there in