Okay so I worked a little trick today that’s useful for when you need to unload something from the car (or van) that is too heavy for you to move by yourself.
It’s not a trick, really, more like common sense. But I was suitably impressed with myself for managing to do it lol
So what happened was, I had purchased a TV unit off a Buy/Swap/Sell site on Facebook. Before collecting it I made sure there was someone to help load it in the car, because I have tiny T-rex arms and cannot really lift anything at the moment in my condition. NO, I am not pregnant. I’m referring to my breathing condition (idiopathic subglottic stenosis), for which I am having my 4th surgery for next Monday. Anywho. So I picked up the unit (though, I didn’t actually ‘pick it up’ as they loaded it in the car for me – awesome!), and when I got home I realised I had no way to get it out on my own. My partner was at work, and I needed to get it out of the car so I could pick up some other B/S/S goodies.
I started pulling it out and realised it was too heavy to just put one end on the ground. It was too far down, and I would probably break it. So, what I did in my super awesome light-bulb moment was grabbed a low coffee table I had in the garage, and used this as a step. I put it at the back of the car and was able to slide the unit onto the lower table, and then from the lower table onto the ground. Amazing!
Like I said, it’s more common sense than anything else, but I’m calling it a #mumhack 😛