Gigantic Idiot

#72: Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

I’m a glutton for punishment, and the trauma to my backside snowballed as yesterday went on:

  1. YMCA Class Yesterday Morning. Heather Myer offered me one of her Y guest passes yesterday morning, and we took a class together. The class was mostly a series of lunges, squats, and medicine-ball shoulder lifts.
  2. Bowling for Andrea. Last night, I went bowling with a group of my friends in celebration of my friend Andrea’s birthday. Since I rarely bowl and since bowling is also a lunging activity, that worked out my bum again for the day.
  3. 30 Seconds of Mayhem. As Chris and I were leaving for bowling last night, Chris almost backed out of the garage with the garage door down. I was standing on the step to the house when this happened, and as I was laughing at him, I leaned against the door to the house, which was not latched and which caught me off guard. As I turned to close the door, I slipped on the step and fell, hitting my bum first on the step and then on the floor.

Needless to say, I’m a bit tender today, but I’m in good spirits. Let’s hope nothing else traumatic happens to my backside for the rest of the week!

“Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” — Charlie Chaplain

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