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Thread: Forgot I'm not young!

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    I guess I was living in some alternate reality that in my 30s I'm still a teenager & invincible. A little ice hockey at the pond yesterday was lots of fun until I fell on my face & realized adults don't bounce like little kids do :lol: First time in my life I hit the ice...oh my. Numerous bruises, really sore neck & shoulder, right before Christmas when I have so much to do. I was up all night, guess it's time to find the advil. I'm thankful I didn't fall on my back, I had an injury almost 2 yrs ago & had spinal surgery for that. Hurt though, body & pride, lol.

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    Holy Cow, yes you could have done some BIG damage. But you did have fun, right?? Sometimes it's worth it. Play safe. Maybe helmet?

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    Well, I'm glad it was only the first time you fell-I fall everything I'm on skates!!! Sure am glad you only good bruises and sore muscles.

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    When the child comes out in us, we do forget easily our age. I guess because our hearts are still young. No matter what age.

    I'm glad you didn't get hurt badly.

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    Good for you!!! You are a baby at being in your 30's. I am almost 60 and my DH is planning on retiring in the Spring. We made our "bucket list" and includedon that list is for me to learn how to ride a bike. (never had one as a child, so never learned)skydive and scyba dive. Age is just a number...it just takes a little longer to bounce back from "injuries".

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    Glad you had fun, could have been really bad. Glad there were no broken bones.

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    Glad youre okay!

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    Glad you felt like a child again, if only for a while! It is the child within us that can give us much joy!

    Of course, you are younger than my oldest and next to oldest child ;-) so you are young to me!

    I am glad that you didn't re injure your prior back injury and didn't get a concussion or broken bones. I do know that it can take 24-48 hours for the full impact of the soreness to hit (can take that long for the swelling and inflammation to set in), so the Advil sounds like a good idea as it might head off some of the after effects of your time on the ice. Take care and have a great day!

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    Bless yer heart!

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    SVS you weren't hurt severely. Been there, done that when I crashed my bike into a fence. Luckily, the fence obstructed the real source of injury....blackberry bushes!!! And boy, do I ever know the embarrassment of hurt pride!!!

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