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There is no give in concrete.

by oopsalittle on July 1, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I fell over last Wednesday walking out of class in the dark with a group of friends. I grazed my left arm and hand and both knees ( I'm still limping) and I have a bruise on my right wrist. I'm just lucky I decided to take my ipad into class that night, which I don't normally do. But cradling my ipad in my left arm saved my face from hitting the concrete. I've learnt that falling in your fifties hurts so much more!

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