Things that aren't as easy as they used to be

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  1. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Oh man... Here I sit with an icy hot patch on my shoulder.

    Why, you may ask?

    Because for some reason I thought I could still do cartwheels LOL turns out... I can't :p
     
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    I hate getting older....

    I went for a bicycle ride.... And paid for two darn days, my legs felt like butter!!!
     
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    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    I don't even want to think about this :D

    Just reading your post made me hurt.
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Lol I hear ya. These things were so much easier when I was a kid.

    Another example... We went to a place here filled with various bounce houses. The kids were zooming through them like nothing while me and the other parents were falling all over the place and hudfing and puffing trying to get through it lol

    Young at heart but not in body
     
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    If it makes you feel better I foolishly believed I could still do backhand springs!! :eek:
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    Lol you get 100 mommy points for trying!
    I remember SO WISHING my mom would play with me on the playground!
     
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    Snark Mutts to you

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    Ha! I couldn't turn a decent cartwheel when I was young - I know better than to try it now! Kudos (and another ice pack) for trying it!
     
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    ThoseWordsAtBest Wu-Tang Steph

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    On my birthday last year (with the help of liquid courage) I believed I could still do the splits. I also believed I could do them quickly and on concrete floor. I went down hard on my left thumb. To this day, nearly a year later, it hurts pretty good to put any pressure on it (like if I were to try to crack my knuckles, I would not try with that thumb) and it no longer moves as freely as my other thumb. Whoops!
     
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    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    They won't allow anybody over like 8 in bounce houses here :(
     
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    maxfox426 My dog tickles my soul

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    I find it's not as easy to be carded at a restaurant.




    :p
     
  11. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    :rofl1::rofl1::rofl1:
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    I find standing particularly difficult these days!!!!!!
     
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    I used to love doing cartwheels and round-offs when I was little... last I tried to do one like 2 years ago, I pulled a muscle in my groin. Not fun.. lol
     
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    AussieAshley love herds

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    I have never been able to do a cart wheel. I remember complaining about my inability to do so when I was in my teens and my 70 year old grandmother goes 'they are easy' and lands a prefect cartwheel:yikes:. I hope I age half as well as her!
     
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    By the time I wanted to try to do cartwheels I was already too cantilevered to pull one off, lol. Probably way too long, too.
     
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    I can still do one, but now I make sure my shirt is tucked in so my belly doesn't hang out.
    I can still do a hand stand and a head stand too.
     
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    Snark Mutts to you

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    Show-off!! ;) If I tried a handstand, I could probably land on my head - would that count as a headstand?
     
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    Of course that counts! It's the 1/2 second rule, as long as you can almost get to the count of 1 it is considered a success.
     
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    Snark Mutts to you

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    Great! You can hand me my award as they cart me off to the ER. :rofl1:
     
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    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    HAHAHA that's what I said to Brian this morning when we were leaving for Church. I forgot something in the house and was running up the drive way and he said "Slow down woman before you hurt yourself" I asked "Why? you don't feel like swinging by the hospital on the way to church this morning?" :rofl1:
     

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